November 2020 Celebrate Indigenous Peoples

Books of the Month

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

by Kevin Noble Maillard; illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal (Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing)

A modern Native American family shares joy, stories, and history as they come together to make fry bread.

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I Can Make This Promise

By Christine Day (Harper)

When 12-year-old Edie wants to connect to her Native American heritage, she learns that her parents have kept much of her family history secret.

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An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People

By Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, adapted by Jean Mendoza and Debbie Reese (Beacon Press)

Explore the colonization and settlement of Indigenous lands and expansion of the United States at the expense of Indigenous people through a narrative centered on the story, experiences, and perspectives of Indigenous peoples.

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