Everything you need to understand or teach The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is an award-winning young adult novel written by Sherman Alexie and illustrated by Ellen Forney. The narrative is related from the first-person perspective of fourteen-year-old Arnold Spirit, Jr. ("Junior"), and relates his experiences as a young Native American venturing into a largely white suburban school. The novel explores themes of heritage, alienation, family, and loss.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian Lesson Plans contain 160 pages of teaching material, including: