IF I EVER GET OUT OF HERE It's 1975. Lewis lives in abject poverty on the reservation. His favorite band, the Beatles, has broken up. He's the only Indian in the class for smart kids. And he's in middle school. Times are tough.When George, a military kid, arrives, the two bond over their mutual appreciation of music. Lewis shares select pieces of his life with George. However, he struggles to avoid revealing the true
Review: If I Ever Get Out of Here Lewis Black lives in New York on the Tuscarora Indian reservation. His life on the "rez" is far from glamorous. His mother works hard everyday to make ends meet because his father left without looking back. As a result, his house is shabby, to say the least. He's never owned a new set of clothing. Despite the lack of allure, this is the life that Lewis knows and loves. "In IF I EVER GET OUT OF ...
LibraryThing Review Outstanding! Gansworth has written several award winning books for the adult market. IF I EVER GET OUT OF HERE is his first book for the youth market. You know the mirror/window metaphor commonly used
LibraryThing Review A wonderfully written, insightful and relatable novel about friendship, music, being an outside, and living in poverty.
Review: If I Ever Get Out of Here If I Ever Get Out Of Here by Eric Gansworth uses music as a huge theme and is a historical fiction young adult book. These two elements are among my favorite things to read. Read the rest of my review here
LibraryThing Review Young Native American boy from the Northeast of the Tuscarora tries to balance life with his own culture, family, school and white society. Lewis is skinny smart kid that lives on a reservation and