Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Indigenous Voices in YA Fiction and Nonfiction

Little Badger, Darcie, 1987- author.

"Imagine an America very similar to our own. It's got homework, best friends, and pistach... More

Leatherdale, Mary Beth, editor.

"Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of... More

Boulley, Angeline, author.

Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, either in her hometown or on the nearby Ojibwe reservation.... More

Smith, Cynthia Leitich, author.

When Louise Wolfe's boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks ... More

Jones, Adam Garnet, author.

How can Shane reconcile his feelings for David with his desire for a better life? Shane is still re... More

Florence, Melanie, author.

When John discovers dancing, he finds himself facing ridicule from his soccer teammates and hostili... More

Akiwenzie-Damm, Kateri, 1965- author.

Explore the past 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in this groundbreaking graphic n... More

Mendoza, Jean, author.

Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the &qu... More

Treuer, Anton.

From the acclaimed Ojibwe author and professor Anton Treuer comes an essential book of questions an... More

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

A teenage survival expert finds all his skills tested as he's pursued through the Canadian wil... More

Gansworth, Eric, 1965- author, illustrator.

The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someon... More

Dembicki, Matt.

Collects over twenty trickster stories, in graphic novel format, from various Native American tradi... More

Gansworth, Eric. 1965-

Seventh-grader Lewis "Shoe" Blake from the Tuscarora Reservation has a new friend, George... More

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942- author.

After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay ... More

Alexie, Sherman, 1966-

Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an... More