Thursday, September 04, 2008
Native students pick RAIN IS NOT MY INDIAN NAME
Just read some terrific news over on Cynsations...
Cynthia Leitich Smith's novel Rain Is Not My Indian Name is the recipient of the Dishchii'Bikoh High School Reader Award. The school is on the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Arizona. I am not surprised that teenagers would make this choice. It features a Native teen of the present day. Refreshing and awesome in so many ways.