Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: National Native American Heritage Month

Tudor, Aslan, author.

8-year-old Aslan arrived in North Dakota to help stop a pipeline. A few months later he returned --... More

Van Camp, Richard, author.

"Count your kisses with baby in this delightful dual-language rhyming board book, written in E... More

Van Camp, Richard, author.

Celebrating the joy babies bring into the world. ... More

Van Camp, Richard, author.

"Celebrates every child and the joy babies bring into the world. In English and Anishinaabemow... More

Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author.

"A dual-language book that celebrates happiness and invites children to reflect on the little ... More

Gray Smith, Monique, 1968- author.

The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you... More

Robertson, Joanne, 1960- author, illustrator.

"This is the story of a determined Ojibwe Grandmother (Nokomis) Josephine Mandamin and her gre... More

Van Camp, Richard, author.

In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling "Little You," g... More

Van Camp, Richard, author.

Using photographs and simple text in both English and Cree, parents welcome newborns with love and ... More

Van Camp, Richard.

A lullaby for a newborn that rhymes. ... More

Smith, Cynthia Leitich, editor.

Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecti... More

Sorell, Traci, author.

"At the mountain's base sits a cabin under an old hickory tree. And in that cabin lives a... More

Hunt, Dallas, 1987- author.

"As young Awâsis searches for the ingredients to make Kohkum's world-famous bannock reci... More

Nelson, S. D.

Traces the childhood, friendships and dangers experienced by Buffalo Bird Woman, a Hidatsa Indian b... More

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

"The story of the first efforts to save the vanishing bison (buffalo) herds from extinction in... More

Rodgers, Greg.

"Silly kids, tricks are for rabbits! Chukfi Rabbit, that is. The laziest-and hungriest-trickst... More

Tingle, Tim.

In the 1800s, a Choctaw girl becomes friends with a slave boy from a plantation across the great ri... More

Campbell, Nicola I., author.

On an outing in Nicola Valley, British Columbia, a Native American family forages for herbs and mus... More

Vandever, Daniel W., author, illustrator.

At a very strict school in Indigenous Nation, everyone but Holden stays in line until they reach th... More

Jones, Andy T., film director.

An award-winning, evocative depiction of a modern Native American family that tells a tale of a fam... More

Maillard, Kevin Noble, author.

Using illustrations that show the diversity in Native America and spare poetic text that emphasizes... More

Thomas, Rebecca (Poet), author.

"What does it mean to be Mi'kmaq? And if Swift Fox can't find the answer, will she e... More

Harjo, Joy.

Because her good luck cat Woogie has already used up eight of his nine lives in narrow escapes from... More

Huson, Brett D., author.

"An engaging look at how the animals, people, and seasons within an ecosystem are intertwined.... More

Minnema, Cheryl, 1973- author.

"At the community feast, observing the bounty of festive foods and counting the numerous elder... More

Dupuis, Jenny Kay, author.

"A picture book based on a true story about a young First Nations girl who was sent to a resid... More

Spillett-Sumner, Tasha, 1988- author.

A Native American woman describes how she loved her child before it was born and, throughout her pr... More

Sammurtok, Nadia, author.

"Nadia Sammurtok lovingly invites the reader into the amautik--the pouch in the back of a moth... More

Smith, Cynthia Leitich.

Together with Grampa, Ray Halfmoon, a Seminole-Cherokee boy, finds creative and amusing solutions t... More

Smith, Cynthia Leitich.

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Minnema, Cheryl, 1973- author.

Johnny spies a pheasant which he believes is sleeping and his Grandma fears is dead, but they learn... More

Quigley, Dawn, author.

"Jo Jo Makoons Azure is a spirited seven-year-old who moves through the world a little differe... More

Ortiz, Simon J., 1941- author.

"The People Shall Continue was originally published in 1977. It is a story of Indigenous peopl... More

Erdrich, Louise.

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Robertson, Sebastian, author.

"Canadian guitarist and songwriter Robbie Robertson is known mainly for his central role in th... More

Tingle, Tim.

Choctaw author Tim Tingle tells the story of his famly's move from Oklahoma Choctaw country to... More

Davids, Sharice, 1980- author.

This inspiring picture book autobiography tells the remarkable story of Sharice Davids, one of the ... More

Campbell, Nicola I.

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Campbell, Nicola I.

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Waboose, Jan Bourdeau.

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Campbell, Nicola I., author.

"Children go for a walk in the woods with their elders and discover the animals of British Col... More

Kalluk, Celina, author.

"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describe... More

Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel, 1953- author.

"When Tanna's father brings home an abandoned owl, she is not eager to take care of the n... More

Montileaux, Donald F., 1948- author, illustrator.

The story itself is about how the Lakota people came to have horses... not in recent times, but lon... More

Sockabasin, Allen J.

In 1900 during the Passamaquoddy winter migration in Maine, Baby Zoo Sap falls off the family bobsl... More

Callaghan, Jodie, 1984- author.

"A fiction picture book about residential schools. Author Jodie Callaghan worked as a journali... More

McLaughlin, Timothy P.

Collects poetry written by Lakota students at Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota on such topic... More

Sorell, Traci, author.

Journey through the year with a Cherokee family and their tribal nation as they express thanks for ... More

Sorell, Traci, author.

"A group of Native American kids from different tribes presents twelve historical and contempo... More

Lindstrom, Carole, 1964- author.

Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to dest... More

Jordan-Fenton, Christy.

This book chronicles the unbreakable spirit of an Inuit girl while attending an Arctic residential ... More

Robertson, David, 1977- author.

"When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother's garden, she begins to notice things th... More

Robertson, David, 1977- author.

A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions. The Governor General Award-winning te... More

McManis, Charlene Willing, 1953-2018, author.

When Regina's Umpqua tribe is legally terminated and her family must relocate from Oregon to L... More

Rogers, Andrea L., author.

It is June first and twelve-year-old Mary does not really understand what is happening: she does no... More

Day, Christine, 1993- author.

After an injury sidelines her dreams of becoming a ballet star, Maisie is not excited for her blend... More

Day, Christine, 1993- author.

"When twelve-year-old Edie finds letters and photographs in her attic that change everything s... More

Rappaport, Doreen, author.

"A picturebook biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.&qu... More

Gourley, Catherine, 1950-

A biography of the Osage Indian ballerina whose love of dance took her from a life on a reservation... More

Marino Walters, Jennifer, author.

"Maria Tallchief knew she wanted to dance while watching Osage dancers as a child in Oklahoma.... More

Tallchief, Maria.

Ballerina Maria Tallchief describes her childhood on an Osage reservation, the development of her l... More

Bried, Erin, editor.

"...a collection of inspiring comics about twenty-five extraordinary women who made a racket, ... More

Clinton, Hillary Rodham, author.

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have ins... More

Leung, Julie, author.

"Illustrated book with profiles of the men and women who have revolutionized science, technolo... More

Capaldi, Gina.

Zitkala-Ša finds that she can sing through her music, but also by writing stories and giving speec... More

Fradin, Judith Bloom.

A brief biography of Sacagawea, the Shoshoni woman who accompanied explorers Lewis and Clark on the... More

Cornelissen, Cornelia.

Soft Rain, a nine-year-old Cherokee girl, is forced to relocate, along with her family, from North ... More

Jordan-Fenton, Christy.

This book chronicles the unbreakable spirit of an Inuit girl while attending an Arctic residential ... More

Jameson, Catherine, author.

"Zoe and her dad see a little spotted sk'ʺYk'ʺ?₎il't (fawn) curled up under... More

Sloat, Teri.

Long ago, the only berries on the tundra were hard, tasteless, little crowberries. When Anana sings... More

Joosse, Barbara M.

A child living in the Arctic learns that a mother's love is unconditional. ... More

Florence, Melanie, author.

"This picture book explores the intergenerational impact of Canada's residential school s... More

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

Malian loves spending time with her grandparents at their home on a Wabanaki reservation. She'... More

Flood, Bo, author.

Half-Navajo, half-white sisters Tess and Gaby are separated when Gaby drops out of college to join ... More