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Fourteen-year-old Orvil has come to perform traditional dance for the very first time.Together, this chorus of voices tells of the plight of the urban Native American—grappling with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and spirituality, with communion and sacrifice and heroism.In the area of building design we study the long-term impact of architectural design, materials, and artifacts in buildings on human well-being (including stress, physical activity, creativity, sense of belonging and environmental behavior).Tommy Orange’s shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to each other in ways they may not yet realize.
He is a 2014 Mac Dowell Fellow and a 2016 Writing by Writers Fellow, as well as a recent graduate from the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
Hailed as an instant classic, There There is at once poignant and laugh-out-loud funny, utterly contemporary and always unforgettable.
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Titles were chosen for their high-interest topics, rich literary qualities, and strong potential to develop critical thinking.
Because the upper grades libraries include titles with content appropriate for maturing students, some of the books contain strong language, themes involving death, coming of age, peer pressure, and similar mature content.