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- Award year: 2009
- Genre: Realistic Fiction
- List: Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianA fledgling cartoonist, Arnold Spirit Jr., or Junior as he's known on the rez, leaves his Spokane Indian Reservation high school after throwing his 30-year-old geometry textbook at his teacher. Reading his own work with appropriate pacing and true emotion, Alexie explores major issues of belonging and leaving your community, life and death, and the value of friendship.
Elijah of BuxtonMirron Willis enthralling, richly authentic narration of Christopher Paul Curtis' award-winning novel, transports listeners to a historic Canadian settlement of former slaves as 11-year-old Elijah Freeman confronts the realities of slavery.