Native American Books for Kids
There are many nations that are native to the Americas. The selection here is in no way comprehensive. Most of the titles are written and/or illustrated by Native peoples. You'll find both stories and nonfiction, as well some that are historical and others that are contemporary. The books range in age from 3 on up.
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The Case of Windy Lake
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The Forever Sky
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Indian No More
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We Are Water Protectors
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The Whale Child
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All Around Us
The debut work of author Xelena González (Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation). A grandfather and his granddaughter find circles all around them, in this lovely meditation on the cycles of life and nature.
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The Apple Tree
A Cherokee boy plants an apple seed in his backyard. The boy is patient with the seedling and puts a sign for people not to step on it. Great way to introduce patient and caring to young readers.
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At the Mountain's Base
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