By Traci Sorell; illustrated by Frané Lessac (Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.)
Celebrate community and gratitude with the Cherokee people who reflect daily on the blessings and challenges each season brings with the phrase “Otsaliheliga,” or “we are grateful.”
Edited by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (Crown Books for Young Readers)
These short stories by powerful and diverse voices show how heroes come in all shapes and sizes and small acts of kindness can save the day.
By Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick Press)
A Muscogee (Creek) girl attending an overwhelmingly white high school, Louise “Lou” Wolfe deals with the difficulties of “dating while Native.”
American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month
Celebrate the stories of Native Americans with these booklists from Colorín Colorado.
National Picture Book Month
Check out 30 Books for Picture Book Month from Black Children’s Books and Authors.
National Novel Writing Month
Start your novel with this “seat of your pants” approach to creative writing.
Share books from our Veterans Day Read Across America Booklist to help kids understand why we honor those who have served the United States.
Fall Children's Book Week
The 100th anniversary of this beloved annual celebration continues!
Geography Awareness Week
Start with a Book and take your readers places!
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