The Round House (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Library Binding
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- Dimensions (in):7.8 x 5.2 x 1.1
- Publication Date:September 24, 2013
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family.
Likely to be dubbed the Native American To Kill a Mockingbird, Louise Erdrich’s moving, complex, and surprisingly uplifting new novel tells of a boy’s coming of age in the wake of a brutal, racist attack on his mother. Drawn from real-life statistics about racially inspired attacks on our country’s reservations, this tale is forceful but never preachy, thanks in large part to Erdrich’s understated but glorious prose and her apparent belief in the redemptive power of storytelling. --Sara Nelson
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