Native American Heritage Month

Girl Who Loved Wild Horses By Paul Goble Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9780689845048
Published: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - February 1st, 2001

"There was a girl in the village who loved horses... She led the horses to drink at the river. She spoke softly and they followed. People noticed that she understood horses in a special way."
And so begins the story of a young Native American girl devoted to the care of her tribe's horses. With simple text and brilliant illustrations.


When I Was Eight By Christy Jordan-Fenton, Margaret Pokiak-Fenton, Gabrielle Grimard (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781554514908
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Published: Annick Press - February 1st, 2013

Bestselling memoir Fatty Legs for younger readers. Olemaun is eight and knows a lot of things. But she does not know how to read. Ignoring her father's warnings, she travels far from her Arctic home to the outsiders' school to learn. The nuns at the school call her Margaret. They cut off her long hair and force her to do menial chores, but she remains undaunted.


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story By Kevin Noble Maillard, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review


Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems By Natalie Diaz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

Natalie Diaz’s highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award


We Are Water Protectors By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal
#1 New York Times Bestseller

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption
a bold and lyrical picture book written by Carole Lindstrom and vibrantly illustrated by Michaela Goade.


Five Little Indians: A Novel By Michelle Good Cover Image
$18.50
ISBN: 9781443459181
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 14th, 2020

WINNER: Canada Reads 2022

WINNER: Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction

WINNER: Amazon First Novel Award

WINNER: Kobo Emerging Author Prize 

Finalist: Scotiabank Giller Prize

Finalist: Atwood Gibson Writers Trust Prize

Finalist: BC & Yukon Book Prize

Shortlist: Indigenous Voices Awards


Words Like Thunder: New and Used Anishinaabe Prayers (Made in Michigan Writers) By Lois Beardslee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780814347485
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Published: Wayne State University Press - April 28th, 2020

Words like Thunder: New and Used Anishinaabe Prayers is a collection of poetry by award-winning Ojibwe author Lois Beardslee. Much of the book centers around Native people of the Great Lakes but has a universal relevance to modern indigenous people worldwide.


Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God By Kaitlin B. Curtice Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781587434310
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Published: Brazos Press - May 5th, 2020

Foreword INDIES 2020 Book of the Year Award (SILVER Winner for Religion)
2021 Georgia Author of the Year Award (Inspirational)
2021 Midwest Book Award (Silver Winner for Religion/Philosophy)


A History of My Brief Body By Billy-Ray Belcourt Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781937512934
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - July 14th, 2020

Lambda Literary Award, Finalist / A Best Book of 2020 --Kirkus Reviews, Book Riot, CBC, Globe and Mail, Largehearted Boy.


Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction By Joshua Whitehead (Editor) Cover Image
By Joshua Whitehead (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781551528113
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 20th, 2020

Lambda Literary Award winner


The Only Good Indians: A Novel By Stephen Graham Jones Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982136468
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From USA TODAY bestselling author Stephen Graham Jones comes a “masterpiece” (Locus Magazine) of a novel about revenge, cultural identity, and the cost of breaking from tradition.


Jingle Dancer By Cynthia L. Smith, Cornelius Van Wright (Illustrator), Ying-Hwa Hu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cynthia L. Smith, Cornelius Van Wright (Illustrator), Ying-Hwa Hu (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063018112
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Published: Heartdrum - February 9th, 2021

New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith's lyrical text is paired with the warm, evocative watercolors of Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu in this affirming story of a contemporary Native American girl who turns to her family and community.


Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land By Noe Alvarez Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646220533
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Published: Catapult - March 2nd, 2021

In this New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, the son of working-class Mexican immigrants flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala in this "stunning memoir that moves to the rhythm of feet, labor, and the many landscapes of the Americas" (Catriona Menzies-Pike, author of The Long Run).


This Town Sleeps By Dennis E. Staples Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781640094642
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Published: Counterpoint - March 16th, 2021

“Elegant and gritty, angry and funny. Staples’s work is emotional without being sentimental. Dennis unmakes something in us, then remakes it, a quilt of characters that embody this town, this place, which sleeps but doesn’t dream, or it is all a dream we want to wake up from with its characters.” —Tommy Orange, author of There, There


The Night Watchman: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780062671196
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 23rd, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WASHINGTON POST, NPR, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, KIRKUS, CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR


Black Sun (Between Earth and Sky) By Rebecca Roanhorse Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534437685
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - June 29th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the “engrossing and vibrant” (Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Riot Baby) first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic.

A god


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Winter Counts: A Novel By David Heska Wanbli Weiden Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062968951
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Published: Ecco - July 6th, 2021

ANTHONY AWARD WINNER FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

THRILLER AWARD WINNER FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

EDGAR AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL


Crooked Hallelujah By Kelli Jo Ford Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802149138
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Published: Grove Press - July 20th, 2021

A book that you want to share with everyone you know and one that you are desperate to keep in your own possession. A masterful debut and a new and thrilling voice for readers across the globe.


The Barren Grounds: The Misewa Saga, Book One By David A. Robertson Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780735266124
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Published: Puffin Canada - August 31st, 2021

Narnia meets traditional Indigenous stories of the sky and constellations in an epic middle-grade fantasy series from award-winning author David Robertson.


The Woman in the Woods and Other North American Stories By Kate Ashwin (Editor), Kel McDonald (Editor), Alina Pete (Editor) Cover Image
By Kate Ashwin (Editor), Kel McDonald (Editor), Alina Pete (Editor)
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945820977
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - April 5th, 2022

"Enjoyable for reading aloud or sharing around a campfire." -- KIRKUS

"Be careful of what you accept from spirits."

Loup Garrou, trickster rabbits, and spirits with names that can't be spoken -- the plains and forests of North America are alive with characters like these, all waiting to meet you in this collection of folklore retold in comics


Rabbit Chase By Elizabeth Lapensee, Kc Oster (Illustrator), Aarin Dokum (Translator) Cover Image
By Elizabeth Lapensee, Kc Oster (Illustrator), Aarin Dokum (Translator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781773216195
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Published: Annick Press - April 5th, 2022

Anishinaabe culture and storytelling meet Alice in Wonderland in this coming-of-age graphic novel that explores Indigenous and gender issues through a fresh yet familiar looking glass.


Berry Song By Michaela Goade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316494175
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

An Indie Bestseller!

Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade's first self-authored picture book is a gorgeous celebration of the land she knows well and the powerful wisdom of elders.


On an island at the edge of a wide, wild sea, a girl and her grandmother gather gifts from the earth.