An Absolutely True Diary of a Part- Time Indian

An Absolutely True Diary of a Part- Time Indian

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  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part- Time Indian
  • Hello my name is Junior and I'm a part time Indian
  • I'm Rowdy I'm juniors best friend!
  • What are you doing here?
  • I'm going to talk to you about your future
  • This is Junior. Junior lives on a reservation and he has never left. He was born with water on his brain making him look funny. He was always bullied and had only one good friend named Rowdy. Rowdy would always stand up for Junior. Rowdy was the toughest kid in school.
  • After getting suspended from throwing a book at his teacher Mr. P; Junior went home and sat on his porch. Then Mr. P came to his house and had a nice talk with Junior. He talked about how Junior wants to change. He talked about how every Indian had given up on life already. Junior hasn't. Mr. P told Junior to go to a whit school named Reardan. Junior takes his advice and goes to Reardan but is nervous to see how Rowdy will react.
  • Why does this have to happen to me! Rest in piece
  • Junior punches one of the meanest kids in school. He soon gets respected and has a little more confidence now. Now all of the mean Reardan kids no not to mess with Junior.
  • Junior decides to try out for the school basketball team. In tryouts coach said they are doing one on one. Coach put the biggest and best kid against Junior. Junior got trampled the first time. He got back up and dribbled down the court , crossed up the kid, and then took a three and swooshed it. He made the team and started almost every game. The coach called him the secret weapon. This gave him confidence for the rest of the school year.
  • Junior's father had called him from school and told him that his sister had died from a fire. She was hosting a party at her trailer and her husband and her were sleeping; the trailer caught on fire and she burnt to death. Shortly after Junior's sisters death his grandma died from getting hit by a drunk driver.
  • Rowdy shows up at Juniors house and asks if he wants to play basketball. Junior decides to go and tries to fix there friendship. Junior asked Rowdy if he wanted to go to Reardan with him and Rowdy did not answer. All he wanted to do was play one on one. They played for hours. Junior new they would always be friends even if Rowdy didn't.
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