Native American Heritage Month Children's Booklist

Remember By Joy Harjo, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joy Harjo, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593484845
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Published: Random House Studio - March 21st, 2023

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER • AN AMERICAN INDIAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION HONOR BOOK • A BOSTON GLOBE–HORN BOOK HONOR AWARD NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY School Library JournalPublishers WeeklyThe Horn Book • NPR • The BulletinKirkus Reviews


Two Tribes By Emily Bowen Cohen, Emily Bowen Cohen (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062983589
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Published: Heartdrum - August 15th, 2023

In her poignant debut graphic novel inspired by her own life, Emily Bowen Cohen embraces the complexity, meaning, and deep love that comes from being part of two vibrant tribes.


Still This Love Goes on By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771648073
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Published: Greystone Kids - September 27th, 2022

Finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award

A New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2022

NAMED A BEST PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR: Kirkus Reviews, Globe and Mail, and Chicago Public Library


Man Made Monsters By Andrea Rogers, Jeff Edwards (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Rogers, Jeff Edwards (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781646141791
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Published: Levine Querido - October 4th, 2022

WALTER DEAN MYERS AWARD WINNER
AMERICAN INDIAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION YOUTH LITERATURE HONOR
INTERNATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION BOOK AWARD WINNER
WHIPPOORWHILL AWARD WINNER
READING THE WEST BOOK AWARDS SHORTLIST
NEA READ ACROSS AMERICA RECOMMENDED TITLE

BEST OF THE YEAR
Washington Post · Booklist Editors’ Choice ·


Rez Dogs By Joseph Bruchac Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593326220
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Published: Dial Books - June 7th, 2022

Renowned author Joseph Bruchac tells a powerful story of a girl who learns more about her Penacook heritage while sheltering in place with her grandparents during the coronavirus pandemic.


Finding My Dance By Ria Thundercloud, Kalila J. Fuller (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593093894
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 13th, 2022

In her debut picture book, professional Indigenous dancer Ria Thundercloud tells the true story of her path to dance and how it helped her take pride in her Native American heritage.


100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series) By Bonnie Juettner, Eduard Coll (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bonnie Juettner, Eduard Coll (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780912517513
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - October 1st, 2002

Learn all about the fascinating lives and tremendous impact of 100 extraordinary Native Americans with this fact-filled biography collection for kids.

Educational and engaging, 100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History features:


What Your Ribbon Skirt Means to Me: Deb Haaland's Historic Inauguration By Alexis Bunten, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alexis Bunten, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316430036
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - July 25th, 2023

This beautiful, informative, Indigenous picture book offers both an homage to Secretary Deb Haaland's achievements, and a celebration of urban Indigenous community through the eyes of a little girl. 

Pia rushes over to the Indigenous community center after school. It’s where she goes every day to play outside with friends and work on her homework.


Muinji'j Asks Why: The Story of the Mi'kmaq and the Shubenacadie Residential School By Shanika Maceachern, Breighlynn Maceachern, Zeta Paul (Illustrator) Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781774710470
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Published: Nimbus Publishing Limited - January 4th, 2022

An educational and heartfelt retelling of the story of the Mi'kmaq and their traditional lands, Mi'kma'ki, for young readers, focused on the generational traumas of the Indian Residential School System.


Okra Stew: A Gullah Geechee Family Celebration By Natalie Daise, Natalie Daise (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natalie Daise, Natalie Daise (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250849663
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 10th, 2023

This rhythmic, joyous picture book from Natalie Daise, the co-star of the hit Nickelodeon show "Gullah Gullah Island," celebrates a special day of father-son cooking, and serves up a love letter to food, family, Gullah Geechee culture, and tradition—and includes the author's own recipe!


Rez Ball By Byron Graves Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063160378
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Published: Heartdrum - September 12th, 2023

This compelling debut novel by new talent Byron Graves tells the relatable, high-stakes story of a young athlete determined to play like the hero his Ojibwe community needs him to be.


The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee (Young Readers Adaptation): Life in Native America By David Treuer, Sheila Keenan (Adapted by) Cover Image
By David Treuer, Sheila Keenan (Adapted by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593203477
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 18th, 2022

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is a story of Native American resilience and reinvention, adapted for young adults from the adult nonfiction book of the same name.