Indian No More
ISBN: 1620148390
EAN13: 9781620148396
Language: English
Publication Date: Sep 24, 2019
Pages: 211
Dimensions: 0.7874016" H x 7.755906" L x 5.275591" W
Weight: 0.7032746 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

American Indian Youth Literature Award for Best Middle Grade Book
Global Read-Aloud Choices: Upper Elementary/Middle Grade
Editors' Choices for Books for Youth, Booklist
Best of the Best Books of 2019, Chicago Public Library
Best Books of 2019, American Indians in Children's Literature

When Regina's Umpqua tribe is legally terminated and her family must relocate from Oregon to Los Angeles, she goes on a quest to understand her identity as an Indian despite being so far from home.

Regina Petit's family has always been Umpqua, and living on the Grand Ronde Tribe's reservation is all ten-year-old Regina has ever known. Her biggest worry is that Sasquatch may actually exist out in the forest. But when the federal government enacts a law that says Regina's tribe no longer exists, Regina becomes Indian no more overnight--even though she lives with her tribe and practices tribal customs, and even though her ancestors were Indian for countless generations.

Now that they've been forced from their homeland, Regina's father signs the family up for the federal Indian Relocation Program and moves them to Los Angeles. Regina finds a whole new world in her neighborhood on 58th Place. She's never met kids of other races, and they've never met a real Indian. For the first time in her life, Regina comes face to face with the viciousness of racism, Read More chevron_right

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