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Native American Heritage Month 2019

November is Native American Heritage Month! Celebrate with some amazing books. Curious about what was on display last year? Take a look at the list!

Selected #OwnVoices Novels, Poetry, & Stories

Novels & Short Stories

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Tonto and the Lone Ranger Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie 

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

The Reason for Crows: A Story of Kateri Tekakwitha by Diane Glancy

House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday

In the Presence of the Sun by N. Scott Momaday

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

There, There by Tommy Orange

Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

Books for Teens

Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac

Jim Thorpe: Original All-American by Joseph Bruchac

#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women edited by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale 

Poetry

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings by Joy Harjo​ (Poet Laureate of the United States, 2019-present)

Selected Books About the Arts

Selected Books for Young Folks

Picture Books 

How Chipmunk Got His Stripes: A Tale of Bragging and Teasing written by Joseph & James Bruchac & illustrated by José Aruego & Adrienne Dewey

All Around Us by Xelena Gonzalez & Adriana M. Garcia

Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith

We Are Grateful: Otsalihelgia by Traci Sorrell & Frané Lessac

Middle Grade Novels

Hidden Roots by Joseph Bruchac 

The Warriors by Joseph Bruchac

The Winter People by Joseph Bruchac 

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