Native Peoples

YA material written by and focusing on Native Peoples.

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A snake falls to Earth - Little Badger, Darcie, 1987-

Summary: "Nina is a Lipan girl in our world. She's always felt there was something more out there. She still believes in the old stories. Oli is a cottonmouth kid, from the land of spirits and monsters....

Firekeeper's daughter - Boulley, Angeline,

Summary: Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her mother and reluctantly becomes involved in the investigation of a series of drug-related deaths.

Firekeeper's daughter - Boulley, Angeline,

Summary: "Eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. She dreams of a fresh start at college, but when family tragedy strikes, Daunis...

Hunting by stars - Dimaline, Cherie, 1975-

Summary: French has been captured by the Recruiters, confined to one of the infamous residential schools, where the government extracts the marrow of Indigenous people in order to steal the ability to...

Four faces of the moon - Strong, Amanda, 1984-

Summary: "On a journey to uncover her family's story, Spotted Fawn travels through time and space to reclaim connection to ancestors, language, and the land--creating a path forward in this essential...

Walking in two worlds - Kinew, Wab, 1981-

Summary: "An indigenous teen girl is caught between two worlds both real and virtual in the YA fantasy debut from bestselling Indigenous author Wab Kinew. Bugz is caught between two worlds. In the real...

Elatsoe - Little Badger, Darcie, 1987-

Summary: "Imagine an America very similar to our own. It's got homework, best friends, and pistachio ice cream. There are some differences. This America has been shaped dramatically by the magic, monsters,...

Apple : skin to the core : a memoir in words and pictures - Gansworth, Eric, 1965-

Summary: "The term "Apple" is a slur in Native communities across the country. It's for someone supposedly "red on the outside, white on the inside." Eric Gansworth is telling his story in Apple (Skin to...

Contents: Apple Records -- The red album -- Dog Street. Side A ; Side B -- Get back -- Liner notes.

An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people - Reese, Debbie, 1959-

Summary: "Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism...

Everything you wanted to know about Indians but were afraid to ask : young readers edition - Treuer, Anton,

Summary: A "book of questions and answers for Native and non-Native young readers alike. Ranging from 'Why is there such a fuss about nonnative people wearing Indian costumes for Halloween?' to 'Why is it...

Contents: Terminology -- History -- Religion, culture, & identity -- Powwow -- Tribal languages -- Politics -- Economics -- Education -- Social activism -- Perspectives: coming to terms and future directions...

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