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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


by Sherman Alexie

Arnold Spirit, Junior Timeline and Summary

  • Arnold tells the story of Oscar.
  • Arnold gets harassed at the powwow.
  • He throws the geometry book at Mr. P.
  • Arnold asks his parents to transfer to Reardan.
  • Rowdy punches Arnold on the playground.
  • Arnold starts school at Reardan.
  • He meets Penelope.
  • Arnold punches Roger in the face.
  • He makes friends with Gordy.
  • Arnold goes to the Winter Formal with Penelope.
  • Arnold tries out for the basketball team – and makes it.
  • Arnold's basketball team loses against Wellpinit.
  • He loses his grandmother.
  • Arnold loses Eugene.
  • Arnold's basketball team wins against Wellpinit.
  • Arnold loses his sister.
  • Arnold and Rowdy reconcile.