My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson is historical fiction about five different students attending a Catholic boarding school in Alaska during the 1960s. It was published in 2011 and has 352 pages. It won many honors, including being a National Book Award Finalist.
My Name is Not Easy has five diverse narrators describing life at Sacred Heart School. While each character faces different challenges, the tension between Indian and Eskimo students is a central theme.
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