Thunder Boy Jr. is named after his dad, but he wants a name that's all his own. Just because people call his dad Big Thunder doesn't mean he wants to be Little Thunder. He wants a name that celebrates something cool he's done, like Touch the Clouds, Not Afraid of Ten Thousand Teeth, or Full of Wonder. But just when Thunder Boy Jr. thinks all hope is lost, he and his dad pick the perfect name...a name that is sure to light up the sky.
- Author: Alexie Sherman and Yuyi Morales
- Hardcover: 40 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; First Edition (May 10, 2016)
- Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 0.5 x 10.2 inches
About the Artist
Sherman Alexie is the author of, most recently, "Blasphemy," stories, from Grove Press, and "Face," poetry, from Hanging Loose Press. He is the winner of the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award, the 2007 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the 2001 PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story, and a Special Citation for the 1994 PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Fiction. "Smoke Signals," the film he wrote and coproduced, won both the Audience Award and the Filmmakers Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. Alexie lives with his family in Seattle.
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