Sherman Alexie Superman And Me Summary

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Alexie, Sherman, “Superman and Me: The Joy of Reading and Writing.” Los Angeles Times, 19 April 1998.
Sherman Alexie shared how his childhood of reading helped him become a better reader and a leader for others. He first read a Superman comic and then went on to bigger and better books. Alexie explains that in his Native American reservation it’s okay for children not to excel in school. This is what pushed Alexie to go in school because he did not want to fail. As Sherman Alexie became a successful writer, due to him knowing the way to success was reading and education, he would speak at schools and tell his story. The students wouldn’t listen but that why its crucial that he first learned to read with a comic book so it can relate to students

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