children’s books for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

These are some our favorite picture books for Indigenous Peoples’ Day! These are beautiful books to read all year round.

Slide 1:

  1. We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac
  2. We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, illustrated by Michaela Goade
  3. Stolen Words by Melanie Florence, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
  4. When We Are Kind by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt
  5. The People Shall Continue by Simon J. Ortiz illustrated by Sharol Graves
  6. We Are Still Here! by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac
  7. Dragonfly Kites by Thomson Highway, illustrated by Julie Flett
  8. Fry Bread:A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal
  9. Wild Berries by Julie Flett

Slide 1:

  1. Sweetest Kulu by Celina Kalluk, illustrated by Alexandra Neonakis
  2. When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Julie Flett
  3. The First Strawberries: a Cherokee Story, Retold by Joseph Bruchac, illustrated by Anna Vojtech
  4. We sang You Home by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett
  5. Sky Sisters by Jan Bordeau Waboose, illustrated by Brian Deines
  6. Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leviticus Smith, illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright & Ying-Hwa Hu
  7. First Laugh Welcome, Baby! by Rose Ann Tahe & Nancy Bo Flood, illustrated by Jonathan Nelson
  8. My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Julie Flett
  9. Zoe and the Fawn by Catherine Jameson, illustrated by Julie Flett, Okanagan translations by Richard Armstrong

Slide 3:

  1. Hiawatha and the Peacemaker by Robbie Robertson, illustrated by David Shannon
  2. In My Anaana’s Amautik by Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
  3. The Secret Footprints by Julie Alvarez, illustrated by Fabian Negrin
  4. The Girl and the Wolf by Katherena Vermette, illustrated by Julie Flett
  5. You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Danielle Daniel
  6. Nimoshom and His Bus, by Penny H. Thomas, illustrated by Karen Hibbard
  7. At the Mountain’s Base by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Weshoyot Alvitre
  8. The Spirit Trackers by Jan Bourdeau Waboose, illustrated by François Thisdale
  9. How Chipmunk Got His Stripes by Joseph Bruchac & James Bruchac, illustrated by Jose Aruego & Ariane Dewey

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