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Native American Indigenous Voices

We Are Water Protectors
Lindstrom, Carole

 Staff Pick


Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal

Winner of the 2021 Caldecott Medal
#1 New York Times Bestseller

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth's water from harm and corruption

--a bold and...

Item No. 9781250203557
$17.99
#Not Your Princess: Voices of Native American Women
Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North America resound in this book. In the same style as the best-selling Dreaming in Indian, #NotYourPrincess presents an eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art...
Item No. 9781554519576
$12.95
All Around Us
Gonzalez, Xelena

All Around Us begs to be shared over and over.--Yuyi Morales
A transcendent, perfectly gorgeous book.--Naomi Shihab Nye
ALSC Notable Children's Book

2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book2018 American Indian Youth Literature Award: Picture Book Honor...

Item No. 9781941026762
$17.95
An Indigenous People's History of the United States for Young People
Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne
2020 American Indian Youth Literature Young Adult Honor Book

2020 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, selected by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children's Book Council


2019 Best-Of Lists: Best YA Nonfiction of 2019 (...

Item No. 9780807049396
$18.95
Ancestor Approved
Smith, Cynthia L

Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride.

Native families from Nations across the...

Item No. 9780062869951
$7.99
Apple: Skin to the Core
Gansworth, Eric
National Book Award Longlist
TIME's 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2020
NPR's Best Book of 2020
Shelf Awareness's Best Books of 2020
Publishers Weekly's Big Indie Books of Fall
Amazon's Best Book of the Month
AICL Best YA Books of 2020
...
Item No. 9781646140138
$18.99
At the Mountain's Base
Sorell, Traci
A family, separated by duty and distance, waits for a loved one to return home in this lyrical picture book celebrating the bonds of a Cherokee family and the bravery of history-making women pilots.

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

Item No. 9780735230606
$17.99
Berry Song
Goade, Michaela

 Staff Pick

Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade's first self-authored picture book is a gorgeous celebration of the land she knows well and the powerful wisdom of elders.

On an island at the edge of a wide, wild sea, a girl and her grandmother gather gifts from the earth. Salmon from the...

Item No. 9780316494175
$18.99
Birdsong
Flett, Julie

BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, KIRKUS, HORN BOOK, QUILL...

Item No. 9781771644730
$17.95
Borders
King, Thomas
From two celebrated Indigenous creators comes a powerful graphic novel about a family caught between nations.

Borders is a masterfully told story of a boy and his mother whose road trip from Alberta to Salt Lake City is thwarted at the border when they identify their citizenship...

Item No. 9780316593052
$12.99
Bowwow Powwow
Child, Brenda J
Windy Girl is blessed with a vivid imagination. From Uncle she gathers stories of long-ago traditions, about dances and sharing and gratitude. Windy can tell such stories herself-about her dog, Itchy Boy, and the way he dances to request a treat and how he wriggles with joy in response to, well,...
Item No. 9781681340777
$17.95
Buffalo Bird Girl
Nelson, S D
A stunning picture book biography of a 19th century Hidatsa woman, from award-winning author and illustrator S. D. Nelson

Buffalo Bird Girl (ca. 1839-1932) was a member of the Hidatsa, a Native American community that lived in permanent villages along the Missouri River on the Great...

Item No. 9781419703553
$21.95
Buffalo Bird Girl
Nelson, S D
A stunning picture book biography of a 19th century Hidatsa woman, from award-winning author and illustrator S. D. Nelson

Buffalo Bird Girl (ca. 1839-1932) was a member of the Hidatsa, a Native American community that lived in permanent villages along the Missouri River on the Great...

Item No. 9781419718380
$9.95
Chia and the Fox Man

A beautifully illustrated Alaska Native story of a young boy and his encounter with the fabled Fox Man, and how doing the right thing isn't always easy but important in the end.

Life is hard for Chia. His village doesn't have enough food and every day there are many chores to do....

Item No. 9781513262673
$16.99
Elatsoe
Little Badger, Darcie
Locus Award Winner--Best First Novel

A National Indie Bestseller

Nebula Award Finalist

Lodestar Award Finalist

Ignyte Award Finalist

TIME's Best 100 Fantasy Books of All Time

NPR Best of the Year

Booklist's Top 10 First Novels for Youth

A BookPage Best of the Year...

Item No. 9781646140053
$18.99
Encounter
Luby, Brittany
A powerful imagining by two Native creators of a first encounter between two very different people that celebrates our ability to acknowledge difference and find common ground--with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade

Based on the...

Item No. 9780316449182
$18.99
Fry Bread : A Native American Family Story
Noble Maillard, Kevin

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

"A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff." --The New York Times Book Review

Told in lively and powerful verse by...

Item No. 9781626727465
$18.99
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message
Swamp, Chief Jake

Reading Rainbow Selection, PBS Kids
Editor's Choice, Booklist
Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

A traditional Iroquois celebration of the beauty and spirit of Mother Earth, as told by a contemporary Mohawk chief.

For as long as anyone can remember, Mohawk...

Item No. 9781880000540
$10.95
Healer of the Water Monster
Young, Brian

American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner: Best Middle Grade Book! Brian Young's powerful debut novel tells of a seemingly ordinary Navajo boy who must save the life of a Water Monster--and comes to realize he's a hero at heart.

When Nathan goes to...

Item No. 9780062990402
$16.99
Healer of the Water Monster (Softcover)
Young, Brian

American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner: Best Middle Grade Book! Brian Young's powerful debut novel tells of a seemingly ordinary Navajo boy who must save the life of a Water Monster--and comes to realize he's a hero at heart.

When Nathan goes to...

Item No. 9780062990419
$7.99
Hunting by Stars
Dimaline, Cherie

From the acclaimed author of The Marrow Thieves comes a thrilling new story about hope and survival that New York Times bestselling author Angeline Boulley called "a revelatory must-read"

Years ago, when plagues and natural disasters killed millions of people,...

Item No. 9781419753473
$18.99
I Sang You Down from the Stars
Spillett-Sumner, Tasha
A New York Times bestseller!

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book

This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail, while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby--with art by New...

Item No. 9780316493161
$18.99
In My Anaana's Amautik
Sammurtok, Nadia

The far north has never felt so deliciously warm. -- ★Kirkus Reviews


Readers will carry this gorgeous book close to their hearts.-- ★School Library Journal


Just right for bedtime, it's an...

Item No. 9781772272529
$16.95
Johnny's Pheasant
Minnema, Cheryl

An encounter with a pheasant (which may or may not be sleeping) takes a surprising turn in this sweetly serious and funny story of a Native American boy and his grandma


"Pull over, Grandma! Hurry!" Johnny says. Grandma does, and Johnny runs to show her what he spotted near the...
Item No. 9781517905019
$16.95
JoJo Makoons #1 The Used-to-Be Best Friend
Quigley, Dawn

American Indian Youth Literature Award: Middle Grade Honor Book! Hello/Boozhoo--meet Jo Jo Makoons! Full of pride, joy, and plenty of humor, this first book in an all-new chapter book series by Dawn Quigley celebrates a spunky young Ojibwe girl who loves who she is....

Item No. 9780063015388
$4.99