product description page

My Name Is Not Easy (MP3-CD) (Debby Dahl Edwardson)

My Name Is Not Easy (MP3-CD) (Debby Dahl Edwardson) - image 1 of 1

About this item

Luke knows his I´nupiaq name is full of sounds white people can’t say. He knows he’ll have to leave it behind when he and his brothers are sent to boarding school hundreds of miles from their Arctic village.

At Sacred Heart School things are different. Instead of family, there are students—Eskimo, Indian, White—who line up on different sides of the cafeteria like there’s some kind of war going on. And instead of comforting words like tutu and maktak, there’s English. Speaking I´nupiaq—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. Each has their own story to tell. But once their separate stories come together, things at Sacred Heart School—and in the wider world—will never be the same.

Number of Pages: 1625
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Mp3_cd
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Age Range: Teen
Author: Debby Dahl Edwardson
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2016
TCIN: 51882459
UPC: 9781536625745
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-5317
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.