23 November 2017

23 Books About Native Americans

Alice Yazzie's Year
written by Ramona Maher, images by Shonto Begay (Navajo)

Bad River Boys: A Meeting of the Lakota Sioux with Lewis and Clark
written by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Sioux), images by Bill Farnsworth

Bears Make Rock Soup and Other Stories
written by Lise Erdrich (Ojibway), images by Lisa Fifield (Oneida)

Bearwalker
written by Joseph Bruchac (Abenaki), illustrated by Sally Wern Comport

Beaver Steals Fire: A Salish Coyote Story
written by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, images by Sam Sandoval (Salish)

Black Elk's Vision: A Lakota Story
written and illustrated by S.D. Nelson (Standing Rock Sioux)

Caribou Song / Atihko Nikamon
written by Tomson Highway (Cree), images by John Rombough (Dene)

Chukfi Rabbit's Big Bad Bellyache: A Trickster Tale
written by Greg Rodgers (Choctaw), images by Leslie Stall Widener (Choctaw)

Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
written by Joseph Bruchac (Abenaki)

Coyote Christmas: A Lakota Story
written and illustrated by S.D. Nelson (Standing Rock Sioux)

A Coyote Columbus Story
written by Thomas King (Cherokee), images by William Kent Monkman (Cree)

Dance In a Buffalo Skull
written by Zitkala-Sa (Yankton Dakota), images by S.D. Nelson (Standing Rock Sioux)

Enduring Wisdom: Sayings from Native Americans
written by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Sioux), images by Synthia Saint James

Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
written by Chief Jake Swamp (Mohawk), images by Erwin Printup, Jr. (Cayuga/Tuscarora)

The Good Rainbow Road / Rawa 'kashtyaa'tsi hiyaani: A Native American Tale in Keres and English, Followed by a Translation Into Spanish
written by Simon J. Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo), images by Michael Lacapa (Apache/Hopi/Tewa)

Grandmother's Pigeon
written by Louise Erdrich (Chippewa), images by Jim LaMarche

Hands of the Maya: Villagers at Work and Play
written by Rachel Crandell

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker
written by Robbie Robertson (Mohawk), images by David Shannon

Home to Medicine Mountain
written by Chiori Santiago, images by Judith Lowry (Maidu/Pit River)

How I Became a Ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story
written by Tim Tingle (Choctaw)

Jingle Dancer
written by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee Creek), images by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu

The Legend of Lightning & Thunder
written by Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt (Inuit), images by Jo Rioux

Dzani yazhi naazbaa / Little Woman Warrior Who Came Home: A Story of the Navajo Long Walk
written by Evangeline Parsons-Yazzie (Navajo), images by Irving Toddy (Navajo)

Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids
edited by Deborah Ellis, foreword by Loriene Roy (Anishinabe)

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