Sherman Alexie: All About the Author-HC

Rosen PublishingSKU: 9781448869411

Sonneborn, Liz
Grade Levels:
Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve
Coeur d'Alene
Book Type:
Rosen Publishing

Sale price$46.86


Sherman Alexie: All About the Author is a 2013 release from Rosen Publishing about the award-winning novelist Sherman Alexie. This 112-page book offers intermediate and secondary level students the opportunity of learning about this Coeur d'Alene author who grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. The book provides biographical data about the childhood, education, and writing experiences of the author. Known primarily as an author of poetry, short stories, and novels for the adult market, Sherman Alexie wrote the best-selling young adult novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Past-Time Indian, in 2007. He won the 2007 young people's literature award from the National Book Foundation. Other awards include the 2008 American Indian Youth Literature Award and the 2008 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature in Fiction. Organized chronologically the book offers brief outlines of the author's childhood, becoming a writer, finding success, writing for young readers, telling stories, as well as critical reviews, facts sheets on his life and work, a glossary, bibliography, and an index. Full-colour photographs and a map are included in this highly accessible information book. Highly recommended.

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