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“This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” by Sherman Alexie

“This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona”
by Sherman Alexie
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I enjoyed this short story about Victor, a Native American on a reservation in Spokane, Washington. 400 more words

Short Stories

Book Review: Sherman Alexie's "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" (with Art by Ellen Forney)

“I think the world is a series of broken dams and floods, and my cartoons are tiny little lifeboats.” (Junior in Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian…

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Lessons In Literature

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" banned??!!

Sherman Alexie’s book, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian has been banned from the Meridian School District curriculum in Idaho this week, according to… 337 more words

Article Responses

Another Banned Book Sighting

MSN posted an article about a recent book banning in an Idaho school district. The novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, is written by Sherman Alexie and is a 2007 National Book Award Winner. 641 more words

4 Reasons Your Children Are Doomed

I don’t have any children. This was not an accident. The reason I don’t is because I would be a terrible, terrible parent. I know this. 1,426 more words

Television

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

I liked the sheer honesty of Alexie’s writing. Arnold Spirit (Junior) is in for a bad year, a year that starts when he decides to switch from his reservation’s high school to the all-white high school in the nearby town, a move that means that he has taken a step towards a future off rez. 193 more words

YA Materials

Celebrating Poetry | Sherman Alexie

April 6, 2014

A continuation of Celebrating National Poetry Month

Day Six—

Ode to Gray
by Sherman Alexie

Has anybody written an ode to gray? 141 more words