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Quoted 3/2/15

“My grandmother’s greatest gift was tolerance. Now, in the old days, Indians used to be forgiving of any kind of eccentricity. In fact, weird people were often celebrated. 123 more words

Touching Absolute Truths: Sherman Alexie Speaks at HS3 High School

By Erin Langner, WITS Program Associate

Heath Sciences and Human Services High School (HS3) has an all-gray performance space called the MPS that looks like a place where unexpected things happen. 515 more words

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Why You Should Read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

I have read this book three times. Once was for fun and I absolutely loved it. The second and third times were for school. It occurred to me how fresh each read is. 601 more words

Book Reviews

An honest portrayal of reservation life

“The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie has made National bestseller lists since its publishing in 2007.

Alexie’s first novel for young adults has been a successful creative work that is also semi-autobiographical of Alexie himself, growing up on a Native American reservation. 325 more words

News

Rule number eight

“Every word on your blog is a word not in your book.”

Sherman Alexie

Writing

On Reading: Freedom to Read Week

“A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.” ~ Jo Godwin

Some of the most popular titles in literature have been banned or challenged at some point in their history: …

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