Book Recommendations for Students

Recently published books that may be of interest to students.  This is not an exhaustive list.  Please contribute any titles you can recommend for use in schools in particular.

Elementary:

Toulouse, Pamela.  Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Schools.  2018.

Van Camp, Richard, et al.  The Journey Forward, Novellas on Reconciliation: When We Play Our Drums, They Sing.  2018.

Secondary:

Benson, Patti Laboucane.  The Outside Circle. 2015.  Graphic novel.

Charleyboy, Lisa and Mary Beth Leatherdale.  Dreaming in Indian. 2016. Anthology.

Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, et al.  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People.  Release date, Jul. 30, 2019. for middle grade and YA.

Jones, Adam Garnet.  Fire Song. 2018. YA Fiction.

Lemire, Jeff.  Roughneck. 2017.  Graphic novel.

Royal Canadian Geographical Society, publisher.  Indigenous People’s Atlas of Canada. 2018. Ages 13-17.  in French, Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada. 2018.

Toulouse, Pamela.  Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Schools.  2018. K-12.

Van Camp, Richard, et al.  The Journey Forward, Novellas on Reconciliation: When We Play Our Drums, They Sing.  2018. Juv. Fic. grades 4-8.

Vermette, Katherena, et al.  Pemmican Wars. A Girl Called Echo series, vol. 1.   2018. Graphic novel.

Vermette, Katherena, et al.  Red River Resistance. A Girl Called Echo series, vol. 2.  2019. Graphic novel.

Vermette, Katherena, et al.  Northwest Resistance. A Girl Called Echo series, vol. 3.  Release date, Feb. 24, 2020. Graphic novel.

Vowel, Chelsea.  Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues in Canada.  2016. 

College/Adult:

Miller, J.R.  Residential Schools and Reconciliation:  Canada Confronts its History. 2017.

Vowel, Chelsea.  Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues in Canada.  2016.

Teacher Resources:

Adams, K.C. and Katherena Vermette.  Perception: A Photo Series. Release date, May 3, 2019.

Online Sources:

Native Stories for Public Broadcasting.  1997-2019.

Oyate. 2019. Resources and book reviews.

American Indians in Children’s Literature.  2006-2018.

American Indian Library Association.  1996-2019.

Cynthia Leitich Smith. Official Author Site and Home of Children’s & YA Lit Resources.  1998-2019.

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