Rain Is Not My Indian Name

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Heartdrum
Publish Date
Pages
144
Dimensions
5.74 X 8.59 X 0.68 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780688173975

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About the Author

Cynthia Leitich Smith is the bestselling, acclaimed author of books for all ages, including Rain Is Not My Indian Name, Indian Shoes, Jingle Dancer, and Hearts Unbroken, which won the American Indian Library Association's Youth Literature Award; she is also the anthologist of Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids. Most recently, she was named the 2021 NSK Neustadt Laureate. Cynthia is the author-curator of Heartdrum, a Native-focused imprint at HarperCollins Children's Books, and serves as the Katherine Paterson Inaugural Endowed Chair on the faculty of the MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is a citizen of the Muscogee Nation and lives in Austin, Texas. You can visit Cynthia online at www.cynthialeitichsmith.com.

Reviews

"A wonderful novel of a present-day teen and her 'patch-work tribe."--School Library Journal
"Rain's observations are appealingly wry, and readers ...will find food for thought in this exploration of cultural identity. "--The Bulletin for the Center for Children's Books