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Smith, Cynthia Leitich

Summary: When Louise Wolfe's boyfriend mocks and disrespects Native people in front of her, she breaks things off and dumps him over e-mail. She'd rather spend her senior year with her family and friends and working on the school newspaper. The editors pair her up with Joey Kairouz, an ambitious new photojournalist, and in no time the paper's staff find themselves with a major story to cover: the school...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SMI

Taylor, Drew Hayden

Summary: "A forgotten Haudenosaunee social song beams into the cosmos like a homing beacon for interstellar visitors. A computer learns to feel sadness and grief from the history of atrocities committed against First Nations. A young Native man discovers the secret to time travel in ancient petroglyphs. Drawing inspiration from science fiction legends like Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov and Ray...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Douglas & McIntyre 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: A teenage girl and an old Indian are brought together by the same haunting dream.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 1990

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: J FIC PAU

Speare, Elizabeth George.

Summary: Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 1998

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Orange, Tommy

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxedrene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORA

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: FIC ORA
1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION ORA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Orange 2018

Orange, Tommy

Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxedrene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 0000

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2 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC ORA

Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Dimaline, Cherie

Summary: "In a future world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's indigenous population - and it is their marrow that holds the cure for the rest of the world. But getting the marrow - and dreams - means death for the unwilling donors. Driven to flight, a 15-year-old...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dancing Cat Books 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DIM

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DIM

Skurzynski, Gloria.

Summary: Visiting Zion National Park with his family, twelve-year-old Jack encounters two mysteries, the strange behavior of a band of wild mustangs and the possibly sinister actions of his new foster brother, a Shoshone boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SKU

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: "The story of Sequoyah and the creation of the Cherokee syllabary, as told by his thirteen year old son"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRU

McManis, Charlene Willing

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: When Regina's Umpqua tribe is legally terminated and her family must relocate from Oregon to Los Angeles, she goes on a quest to understand her identity as an Indian despite being so far from home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MCM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCM

Shaw, Janet Beeler

Summary: After immigrating from Sweden to join relatives in an American prairie community, Kirsten endures the ordeal of a strange school through a secret friendship with an Indian girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pleasant Co. 1986

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC SHA

Krueger, William Kent

2 holds on 11 copies

Summary: "The acclaimed author of Ordinary Grace crafts a powerful novel about an orphan's life-changing adventure traveling down America's great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking both a place to call home and a sense of purpose in a world sinking into despair"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2019

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Gear, W. Michael.

Summary: Captured as slaves when their village is attacked, Odion and his little sister are pursued by their tribe's war chief and other rescuers who are unaware that an evil witch-woman is responsible for the abductions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEA

Spanbauer, Tom.

Summary: In 1967, seventeen-year-old Rigby John Klusener escapes the narrow confines of his strict, religious farming family and the bigoted community in which he has grown up to hitchhike to San Francisco to discover life's mysteries and his own identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Spanbauer

Blevins, Winfred.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLE

Luby, Brittany

Summary: Awakened gently by Sun, Sailor sets off to explore new lands where he meets Fisher, and although they speak and dress differently, they find they have much in common. Includes author's note about the first encounter between a European explorer and a Native North American.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HyperionBooks for Children 1999

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ERD

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ERD

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION Erd

Gear, W. Michael.

Summary: Captured as slaves when their village is attacked, Odion and his little sister are pursued by their tribe's war chief and other rescuers who are unaware that an evil witch-woman is responsible for the abductions.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GEA

Peterson, Tracie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Peter

Coel, Margaret

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M COE

Johnson, Craig

Summary: After a young man who was once convicted for raping a Cheyenne girl is found dead, sheriff Walt Longmire, his deputy Victoria Moretti, and friend Henry Standing Bear all join together in the investigation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Johnson 2005

McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: His birth ended his mother's life in Tennessee. Scrawny and wiry, he runs away at the age of 14. As he makes his way westward, the impoverished and illiterate youth finds trouble at every turn. Then he's recruited by Army irregulars, lured by the promise of spoils and bound for Mexico. Churning a dusty path toward destiny, he witnesses unknown horrors and suffering--and yet, as if shielded by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MCC

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD Fiction McCarthy 2007

McCarthy, Cormac

Summary: Based on incidents that took place in the southwestern United States and Mexico around 1850, this novel chronicles the crimes of a band of desperados, with a particular focus on one, "the kid," a boy of fourteen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

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