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✏Book Title : The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
✏Author : Sherman Alexie
✏Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
✏Release Date : 2012-01-10
✏Pages : 272
✏ISBN : 9780316219303
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Book Summary : Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.

✏Book Title : Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books
✏Author : Pat R. Scales
✏Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
✏Release Date : 2016-08-31
✏Pages : 244
✏ISBN : 9781442264335
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books Book Summary : This authoritative handbook gives you the information you need to defend challenged books with an informed response and ensure free access to young book lovers. With a profile of each book that includes its plot and characters, related materials and published reviews, awards and prizes, and Web and audiovisual resources, you will be prepared to answer even the toughest attacks.

✏Book Title : Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards
✏Author : Richard Beach
✏Publisher : Routledge
✏Release Date : 2015-12-07
✏Pages : 264
✏ISBN : 9781317529156
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards Book Summary : Timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive, this text directly supports pre-service and in-service teachers in developing curriculum and instruction that both addresses and exceeds the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. Adopting a critical inquiry approach, it demonstrates how the Standards’ highest and best intentions for student success can be implemented from a critical, culturally relevant perspective firmly grounded in current literacy learning theory and research. It provides specific examples of teachers using the critical inquiry curriculum framework of identifying problems and issues, adopting alternative perspectives, and entertaining change in their classrooms to illustrate how the Standards can not only be addressed but also surpassed through engaging instruction. The Second Edition provides new material on adopting a critical inquiry approach to enhance student engagement and critical thinking planning instruction to effectively implement the CCSS in the classroom fostering critical response to literary and informational texts using YA literature and literature by authors of color integrating drama activities into literature and speaking/listening instruction teaching informational, explanatory, argumentative, and narrative writing working with ELL students to address the language Standards using digital tools and apps to respond to and create digital texts employing formative assessment to provide supportive feedback preparing students for the PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments using the book’s wiki site http://englishccss.pbworks.com for further resources

✏Book Title : Sexual Content in Young Adult Literature
✏Author : Bryan Gillis
✏Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
✏Release Date : 2015-02-10
✏Pages : 194
✏ISBN : 9781442246881
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Sexual Content in Young Adult Literature Book Summary : This volume examines adolescent sexuality and how it is represented in young adult literature. The authors show how sexual content in such books can contribute to a richer and more fulfilling reading experience for teens.

✏Book Title : Supporting Reading in Grades 6 12 A Guide
✏Author : Sybil M. Farwell
✏Publisher : ABC-CLIO
✏Release Date : 2012-06-11
✏Pages : 358
✏ISBN : 9781598848045
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Supporting Reading in Grades 6 12 A Guide Book Summary : This book presents a curricular framework for students grades 6–12 that school librarians and teachers can use collaboratively to enhance reading skill development, promote literature appreciation, and motivate young people to incorporate reading into their lives, beyond the required schoolwork. • More than 100 lessons and activities from the Web as well as print sources correlated to the components of the curriculum • An annual calendar of READS activities for secondary schools • A bibliography including dozens of resources for student use and on professional topics • A glossary of key terms used in libraries and classrooms • A useful index offering access to instructional concepts, strategies, programs, and resources • A READS curriculum chart for grades 6 through 12

📒Native American History For Kids ✍ Karen Bush Gibson

✏Book Title : Native American History for Kids
✏Author : Karen Bush Gibson
✏Publisher : Chicago Review Press
✏Release Date : 2010-07-01
✏Pages : 144
✏ISBN : 9781613742457
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Native American History for Kids Book Summary : A chronicle of American indigenous life, this guide captures the history of the complex societies that lived in North America when European explorers first appeared on the continent. Not only a history of tribal nations, this exploration also includes profiles of famous Native Americans and their many contributions—from early leaders to superstar athletes, dancers, astronauts, authors, and actors. Readers will learn about Indian culture through hands-on activities, such as planting a Three Sisters Garden, making beef jerky in a low-temperature oven, weaving a basket out of folded newspaper strips, deciphering a World War II Navajo Code Talker message, and playing Ball-and-Triangle. An important look at life before the settlers until present day, this resource shows that Native American history is the history of all Americans.

📒Ten Little Indians ✍ Sherman Alexie

✏Book Title : Ten Little Indians
✏Author : Sherman Alexie
✏Publisher : Grove Press
✏Release Date : 2004
✏Pages : 243
✏ISBN : 080214117X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Ten Little Indians Book Summary : A collection of short fiction reflecting the experience of Native Americans caught in the midst of personal and cultural turmoil includes such works as "The Life and Times of Estelle Walks Above," "What You Pawn I will Redeem," and "Do You Know Where I Am?"

📒War Dances ✍ Sherman Alexie

✏Book Title : War Dances
✏Author : Sherman Alexie
✏Publisher : Grove Press
✏Release Date : 2009
✏Pages : 209
✏ISBN : 0802119190
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏War Dances Book Summary : The National Book Award-winning author of The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian offers a new collection of short stories, including the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.

✏Book Title : The Toughest Indian in the World
✏Author : Sherman Alexie
✏Publisher : Grove Press
✏Release Date : 2000
✏Pages : 238
✏ISBN : 0802138004
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Toughest Indian in the World Book Summary : A collection of stories about young Native Americans introduces a cast of characters who live and love in two worlds, balancing their Indian heritage and traditions against the realities of the modern world.

📒Sherman Alexie ✍ Jeff Berglund

✏Book Title : Sherman Alexie
✏Author : Jeff Berglund
✏Publisher : University of Utah Press
✏Release Date : 2011-10-31
✏Pages : 344
✏ISBN : 9781607819745
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Sherman Alexie Book Summary : Berglund and Jan Roush have assembled twelve leading scholars of American Indian literature to provide new perspectives on Sherman Alexie--by many accounts, the most widely read American Indian writer in the United States and likely in the world.