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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SPE

Orange, Tommy

3 holds on 8 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORA

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, 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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

McManis, Charlene Willing

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC MCM

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC BRU

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEA

Contents: Imagining indigenous futurisms -- The native slipstream. Custer on the slipstream / Gerald Vizenor -- Aunt Parnetta's electric blisters / Diane Glancy -- from The fast red road : a plainsong / Stephen Graham Jones -- from Flight / Sherman Alexie -- Contact. from Refugees / Celu Amberstone -- from The black ship / Gerry William -- Men on the moon / Simon Ortiz -- Indigenour science and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Krueger, William Kent

6 holds on 12 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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KRU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KRU
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KRU

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SHA

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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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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Spanbauer

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Erdrich 1999

Blevins, Winfred.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Peterson, Tracie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Peter

Coel, Margaret

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCC

Parker, Robert B.

Summary: When infamous actor Jumbo Nelson is accused of rape and murder, the Boston PD calls on Spenser to make heads or tails of the case. Although the evidence is mounting against Jumbo, Spenser makes a break when he teams up with Jumbo's bodyguard, Zebulon Sixkill, and uncovers some secrets involving the murder victim.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M PAR

Cogan, Priscilla

Summary: Awakening from a coma with a traumatic brain injury, former English professor Tess Outerbridge finds herself cognitively challenged, facing unexpected divorce papers from her husband and homeless. An elderly, lonely hospital volunteer, Cassie McDermott, invites Tess to her mansion for the long rehabilitation. An unforeseen gun battle leaves Sonny, a brilliant young man on the cusp of a bright...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Canoes Press 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Cogan 2013

Gear, W. Michael.

Summary: By 1300 AD, the Sky Hand people had crushed and enslaved the Albaamaha people and built their high-walled capital, Split Sky City, to dominate towns up and down the Black Warrior River. But a violent wind is brewing that may topple the city's mighty walls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEA

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