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Quigley, Dawn

Summary: "Apple Starkington turned her back on her Native American heritage the moment she was called a racial slur for someone of white and Indian descent, not that she really even knew how to be an Indian in the first place. Too bad the white world doesn't accept her either. And so begins her quirky habits to gain acceptance. Apple's name, chosen by her Indian mother on her deathbed, has a double...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Dakota State University Press 2018

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

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

Quigley, Dawn

Summary: "Jo Jo Makoons Azure is a spirited seven-year-old who moves through the world a little differently than anyone else on her Ojibwe reservation. It always seems like her mom, her kokum (grandma), and her teacher have a lot to learn-about how good Jo Jo is at cleaning up, what makes a good rhyme, and what it means to be friendly. Even though Jo Jo loves her #1 best friend Mimi (who is a cat),...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Bird, James

Summary: Collin can't help himself--he has a unique condition that leads him to count every letter spoken to him. It's a quirk that makes him a prime target for bullies and a continual frustration to the adults around him, including his father. When Collin is asked to leave yet another school, his dad decides to send him to live in Minnesota with the mother he's never met. She is Ojibwe and lives on a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends 2020

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Boulley, Angeline

3 holds on 3 copies

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 puts her future on hold to look after her fragile mother. The only bright spot is meeting Jamie, the charming new recruit on her brother Levi's hockey team. Yet even as Daunis falls for Jamie, she...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Nine-year-old Omakayas, of the Ojibwa tribe, moves west with her family in 1849. Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior. One day in 1850, Omakayas's island is visited by a group of mysterious people. From them, she learns that the chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2006

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Lajimodiere, Denise K.

Summary: As she prepares for her first powwow, an Ojibwa girl practices her dance steps, gets help from her family, and is inspired by the soaring flight of Migizi, the eagle. Includes glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minnesota Historical Society Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LAJ

Osofsky, Audrey.

Summary: In the land of the Ojibway a baby sleeps, protected from bad dreams, as the life of the tribe goes on around him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 1992

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Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Nine-year-old Omakayas, of the Ojibwa tribe, moves west with her family in 1849.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Erdri

Erdrich, Louise

Summary: Living with their Ojibwe family on the Great Plains of Dakota Territory in 1866, twin brothers Makoons and Chickadee must learn to become buffalo hunters, but Makoons has a vision that foretells great challenges that his family may not be able to overcome.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: In 1852, forced by the United States government to leave their beloved Island of the Golden Breasted Woodpecker, fourteen-year-old Omokayas and her Ojibwe family travel in search of a new home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollinsPublishers 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: J FIC ERD

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: Nine-year-old Omakayas, of the Ojibwa tribe, moves west with her family in 1849.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2005

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

Erdrich, Louise.

Summary: In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Erdrich 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERD

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: When twelve-year old Rebecca Carter's father brings a Native American accused of murder into their 1812 Ohio settlement town, Rebecca, witnessing the town's reaction to the Indian, struggles with the idea that an innocent man may be convicted and sentenced to death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2005

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

Erdrich, Louise.

1 hold on 2 copies

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: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Bookshelf 2002

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2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ERD

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: In the early 1700s, twelve-year-old Suzette, an Ojibwa-French girl, hopes that her father will win the fur-trapping contest so that he can quit being a voyageur and stay with his family year-round, but when he is accused of stealing, Suzette must use her knowledge of both French and Ojibwa ways to find the real thief.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PLEAS 0000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J AGHM 7

Benton-Banai, Edward

Summary: Recounts the legends, customs, and history of the Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 2010

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Johnston, Basil.

Summary: Contains twenty-two humorous stories about a community of Ojibway Indians living on a fictional Indian reservation in Canada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JOH

Martinez-Neal, Juana

Summary: "Explora las maravillas de la Amazonía con Zonia, una niña asháninka, cuyas alegres aventuras en la selva se interrumpen un día por un misterioso y desconcertante descubrimiento." --contraportada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J468 MAR SPANISH

Erdrich, Louise

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: It is 1953. Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before Congress. The US Government calls it an 'emancipation' bill; but it isn't about freedom - it threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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