Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Native American Books for Kids

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, I've compiled a book list for kids. 

1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving by Catherine O’Neill Grace

Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond by Joseph Medicine Crow

Crazy Horse's Vision by Joseph Bruchac

Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom by Tim Tingle

Diamond Willow by Helen Frost

Meet Lydia: A Native Girl from Southeast Alaska by Miranda Belarde-Lewis

Navajo Long Walk: The Tragic Story of a Proud People's Forced March from Their Homeland by Joseph Bruchac

Meet Naiche: A Native Boy from the Chesapeake Bay Area by Gabrielle Tayac

The Porcupine Year by Louise Erdrich (And the two preceding books in the series, The Birchbark House  and The Game of Silence)

The Story of the Milky Way: A Cherokee Tale by Joseph Bruchac

Tallchief, America's Prima Ballerina by Maria Tallchief  

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