Sherman Alexie - Author Study
Upon first research of Sherman Alexie, the author of The Absolutely True Diary of a
Part-Time Indian, I was left is disbelief that this person was the author of a young adult novel.
One of the first sites that popped up was A
Speak- Word Collage/Cloud
I chose to create a word collage from the main issues and themes in Speak. The collage is
centered around being a tree because it is a symbol for Melindas growth throughout the novel.
Melindas father explains, By cutting off the
52% of adolescents in the U.S. are bullied online and 38% of those teens report suicidal tendencies.
Teachers and parents alike should be informing their kids of the alarming rates of which students who
are bullied do not make it out alive.
Cinder- Alternate Book Cover
I first choose to draw the earth and the moon as the two different backgrounds. I have
Cinder and the title of the book written on Earth because that is where Cinder is currently living.
The moon is more in the background as t