Book Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By GABRIELA FIGUEROA, age16 Partially based on the author, Sherman Alexie’s life, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is a humorous, but heartfelt story about a boy named Arnold (nicknamed Junior) growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. This...

Disabled, NOT Unable

By AMBER VELDT, VANESSA FELIX AND INDYKIDS STAFF IMAGE: Christine Hale Do you know what kind of work you want to do as an adult? Did anyone ever say you couldn’t do it because you weren’t old enough, strong enough or smart enough? People with disabilities often hear...

Judge That Book! Smart Summer Reading

By AMANDA VENDER IMAGE: Christine Hale Every person, newspaper, TV show and even every storybook has a message, whether we realize it or not. This message reflects the author’s bias (opinions about something or someone). We all have opinions based on our background,...