By Joseph Bruchac; pictures by Liz Amini-Holmes (Albert Whitman & Company)
Forced to attend a missionary boarding school, Betoli was forbidden to speak Navajo and given the English name Chester. Chester adapted as best he could to the forced assimilation but refused to give up his language and heritage—which he and other Navajo soldiers used to create an unbreakable code that was key to ending World War II.
By Lulu Delacre (HarperCollins)
Short stories drawn from true accounts offer moving portraits of the hardships and victories of the diverse Latinos who live in the United States.
Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale (Annick Press)
The experience of being a Native American woman is vividly illustrated in poems, essays, interviews, photographs, and art.
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.
Here are six ways to celebrate Author’s Day from KidLit TV.
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