Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: National Native American Heritage Month

Van Camp, Richard.

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

Van Camp, Richard.

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

Barrett, Elizabeth S.

Three young cousins explore the woods in search of medicines that heal and purify, also gathering ad... More

Campbell, Nicola I.

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

Coulson, Art.

Also available in Spanish. Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling! Bo wants to fi... More

Campbell, Nicola I.

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

Goade, Michaela.

Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade's first self-authored picture book is a gorgeous celebration ... More

Goodluck, Laurel.

In this Native American story, Kara and Amanda are best-friend cousins. Then Kara leaves the city to... More

Holler, Sue Farrell.

The creators of Raven, Rabbit, Deer are back with another thoughtful tale ofa young boy and his gran... More

Hunt, Dallas.

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

Gray Smith, Monique.

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

Greendeer, Danielle

In this Wampanoag story told in a Native tradition, two kids from the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe learn ... More

Jameson, Catherine.

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

Kalluk, Celina.

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

Lasky, Kathryn.

When Yossel's family flees anti-Jewish pogroms in Russia and immigrates to the American Southwe... More

Lindstrom, Carole

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

Maillard, Kevin Noble.

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

Minnema, Cheryl.

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

Minnema, Cheryl.

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

Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel.

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

Robertson, David.

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

Sammurtok, Nadia.

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

Smith, Cynthia Leitich.

New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith's lyrical text is paired with the warm... More

Sorell, Traci.

In this uplifting, contemporary Native American story, River is recovering from illness and can'... More


"Long ago, when the birds had no songs, only man could sing. When the Great Spirit walked on th... More

Spillett-Sumner, Tasha.

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

Tenasco, Sunshine.

Nibi, a Native American girl, cannot get clean water from her tap or the river, so she goes on a jou... More

Thomas, Rebecca.

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

Van Camp, Richard, author.

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

Van Camp, Richard.

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

Vandever, Daniel W.

Herizon follows the journey of a Diň girl as she helps her grandmother retrieve a flock of sheep. J... More

Berne, Emma Carlson.

Kaya is a Nez Perce girl who takes pride in helping out and supporting the tribe--and also in her be... More

Smith, Cynthia Leitich, editor.

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

Bruchac, Joseph.

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

Day, Christine.

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

Flood, Bo.

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

McManis, Charlene Willing.

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

Quigley, Dawn.

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

Rogers, Andrea L.

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

Smith, Cynthia Leitich.

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

Callaghan, Jodie.

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

Campbell, Nicola I.

inner of the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award and finalist for the Governor General�... 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

Florence, Melanie.

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

Ortiz, Simon J.

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

Robertson, David.

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

Sorell, Traci.

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

Vandever, Daniel W.

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

Bried, Erin, editor.

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

Begay-Kroupa, Jolyana.

As a little girl, Jolyana Begay-Kroupa dreamed of becoming Miss Navajo. After years of learning the... More

Davids, Sharice.

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

Rappaport, Doreen.

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

Fradin, Judith Bloom.

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

Tingle, Tim.

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

Nelson, S. D.

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

Bruchac, Joseph.

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

Capaldi, Gina.

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

Robertson, Joanne.

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

Jordan-Fenton, Christy.

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

Phillips, Katrina M.

Indigenous Peoples' Day is about celebrating! The second Monday in October is a day to honor Na... More

Rodgers, Greg.

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

Huson, Brett D.

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

Robertson, Sebastian.

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

Marino Walters, Jennifer.

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

McLaughlin, Timothy P.

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

Leung, Julie.

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

Lowe, Mifflin.

The founding of America was not accomplished by a handful of people; it required the heart, soul, an... More

Sorell, Traci.

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

Sorell, Traci.

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

Montileaux, Donald F.

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

Tudor, Aslan.

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

Day, Christine.

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

Clinton, Hillary Rodham.

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