YA Classic:

28c4d1f2e8d048f702c3dbf0990aca8c

Sweet, heartbreaking, semi-autobiographical and very funny. Junior’s difficult journey from his family troubles on the rez to success and acceptance at an all white school  is beautifully rendered. There are many good reasons why this book has been on the NYT best seller list for years. What’s truly heartbreaking is that in the 9 years since publication, nothing seems to have changed for indigenous kids. Native Americans remain the most deprived group in America.

Required reading for anyone interested in YA literature or in  young adults themselves. Buy it for your kids, pupils , cousins, nephews and nieces but read it yourself first. 13+

About g.r.del

reading, writing and the rest. @storyvilled on twitter.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s