My Name Is Not Easy (MP3 CD)

My Name Is Not Easy By Debby Dahl Edwardson, Nick Podehl (Read by), Amy Rubinate (Read by) Cover Image

My Name Is Not Easy (MP3 CD)


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My name is not easy. My name is hard like ocean ice grinding the shore or wind pounding the tundra...

Luke knows his I upiaq name is full of sounds white people can't say. So he leaves it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles away from their Arctic village. At Sacred Heart School, students--Eskimo, Indian, White--line up on different sides of the cafeteria like there's some kind of war going on. Here, speaking I upiaq--or any native language--is forbidden. And Father Mullen, whose fury is like a force of nature, is ready to slap down those who disobey. Luke struggles to survive at Sacred Heart. But he's not the only one. There's smart-aleck Amiq, a daring leader--if he doesn't self-destruct; Chickie, blond and freckled, a different kind of outsider; and small, quiet Junior, noticing everything and writing it all down. They each have their own story to tell. But once their separate stories come together, things at Sacred Heart School--and the wider world--will never be the same.

Product Details ISBN: 9781536625745
ISBN-10: 1536625744
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: December 1st, 2016
Language: English