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Native American Heritage Month: Kids Booklist

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Celebrate Native American Heritage month this November with a good book – or two! This booklist of Children’s titles highlights books written and illustrated by Native American authors.

Checkout winners of the American Indian Youth Literature Award: here.

Fiction Titles

Younger Readers

Birdsong by Julie Flett

First Laugh: Welcome, Baby! by Rose Tahe and Nancy Bo Flood

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard

Little You by Richard Van Camp

My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith

Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk

Older Readers

The Barren Grounds by David Robertson

How I Became a Ghost by Tim Tingle

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by James Marshall

Little Whale by Roy Peratrovich

Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

Two Roads by Joseph Bruchac

Non-Fiction Titles

Encyclopedia of American Indian History and Culture by Cynthia O’Brien

Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton

I Am Not A Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis

Powwow: A Celebration Through Song and Dance by Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane

Rock and Roll Highway: The Robbie Robertson Story by Sebastian Robertson

The Trail of Tears by Joseph Bruchac

Books in Spanish / Libros en Español

Celebra un powwow con Sandy Starbright por F. Isabel Campoy y Alma Flor Ada

Mi vida como nativo americano por Ann Matzke

La niña que amaba los caballos salvajes por Paul Goble

Por todo nuestro alrededor por Xelena Gonzalez

Los primeros habitantes de Norteamericá por Janey Levy