Flight by: Sherman Alexie

Flight by:  Sherman Alexie

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A introduction of the book "Flight" by Sherman Alexie.

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  • The genre of this novel is realistic fiction and it is recommended for readers in grades 9 and up. The main character is 15 year-old Zits. He is half Native American and he doesn't know much about his family as his mom died when he was six and his dad left when he was small. In the beginning of the book, Zits goes to jail...
  • Flight By Sherman Alexie
  • I'm Justice...same here. We should meet up on the outs.
  • Juvenile Hall Seattle Central District
  • They call me Zits. I'm here for pushing around my foster mom. I've been in 20 homes.
  • I am going to start a fire...
  • Justice convinces Zits that he has gained power and that he needs to go use it in some way. Zits makes a bad decision...
  • What would you do to bring back your mother and father? Do you believe in the Ghost Dance?
  • Put the gun down!
  • Help!
  • Stop! NO!
  • You're not real!
  • NO! Please!
  • When Zits goes to the bank and shoots up the place, he believes he gets shot in the head and is then traveling in time to different points in history. His first stop--1975 as an FBI agent working against Indigenous Rights Now
  • To find out what Zit learns about Native American history, his family history and life, you'll have to read Flight by Sherman Alexie. If you like time travel and suspense, you will love this book. Rating=5 stars!
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