Give Me Some Truth

By GANSWORTH, Eric

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ISBN
9781338143546
Publisher
Scholastic Arthur A. Levine Bks.


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on March 1, 2018  |  Young Adult

Gr 9 Up—Carson is a senior in high school. He loves his Chevelle, his imperfect family, and music. He dreams of starting his own band with his friend Lewis, whom he treats horribly, because Lewis lets him. Maggi has just moved back to the Rez after living in the projects in the city with her mother and sister for seven years. She's 15 and works with her family selling beaded work to tourists from a script her mother wrote for her to recite when she was a little girl. She dreams ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Carson Mastick has lived his whole life on the reservation, while fifteen-year-old Maggi (short for Magpie) Bokoni had been living in the city since she was eight and has only recently moved back. Their alternating first-person narratives, set in 1980 on the Tuscarora Indian Nation (the "Rez"), near Niagara Falls, reveal an Indigenous culture rooted in tradition but embracing modern popular culture as well. Carson dreams of being a rock star; an upcomi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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