Subject of the Month

A monthly display featuring resources on specific thematic subjects.

November 2014

American Indian Heritage Image for November 2014

Selector: Emily Brush  

"For all children, it is time to know and acknowledge the truths of history. Only then will they come to have the understanding and respect for each other that now, more than ever, will be necessary for life to continue."

- Oyate "About Us"

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Authors & Illustrators

Middle Grade Books

Louise Erdrich

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Native American Youth Literature Websites

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL)

The American Indian Experience Database

Young Adult Books

Children's Books

American Indian Youth Literature Award

American Indian Library Association

"The awards were established as a way to identify and honor the very best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians. Books selected to receive the award will present American Indians in the fullness of their humanity in the present and past contexts. Additional information about the"

- ALIA website

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

 Book Trailer for Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.

The trailer was the winning entry for the 2011 King County Library System's Read Flip Win Contest.