Category Archives: Indigenous people

The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson

The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson. HarperCollins, 2022. 9780063086166 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Lou is a Metis, living … Continue reading

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A Land of Books by Duncan Tonatiuh

A Land of Books: Dreams of Young Mexihcah Word Painters by Duncan Tonatiuh. Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781419749421 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Tâpwê and the Magic Hat by Buffy Sainte-Marie, illustrations by Buffy Sainte-Marie & Michelle Alynn Clement

Tâpwê and the Magic Hat by Buffy Sainte-Marie, illustrations by Buffy Sainte-Marie & Michelle Alynn Clement. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781771645461 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Magic realism/folklore What did you like about … Continue reading

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Sky Wolf’s Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge by Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger

Sky Wolf’s Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge by Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger, Annick Press, 2022. 9781773216294 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book? “The United … Continue reading

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The Curiosities by Zana Fraillon, illustrated by Phil Lesnie

The Curiosities by Zana Fraillon, illustrated by Phil Lesnie. Greystone Kids, 2022. 9781778400087 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy picture book What did you like about the book? This absorbing picture book … Continue reading

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A Kunwinjku Counting Book by Felicity Wright,  illustrated by Gabriel Maralngurra

A Kunwinjku Counting Book by Felicity Wright,  illustrated by Gabriel Maralngurra. Enchanted Lion, 2022. 9781592703562 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Ostensibly a counting … Continue reading

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The Dancing Trees by Masiana Kelly, illustrated by Michelle Simpson

The Dancing Trees by Masiana Kelly, illustrated by Michelle Simpson. Inhabit Media Inc., 2021. 9781772273694 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Folklore/picture book What did you like about the book? Thomas accepts a … Continue reading

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Little Moar and the Moon by Roselynn Akulukjuk, illustrated Jazmine Gubbe

Little Moar and the Moon by Roselynn Akulukjuk, illustrated Jazmine Gubbe. Inhabit Media, 2021. 9781772272994 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction/picture book What did you like about the book? During the … Continue reading

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The Shaman’s Apprentice, by Zacharias Kunuk,  illustrated by Megan Kyak-Monteith

The Shaman’s Apprentice, by Zacharias Kunuk,  illustrated by Megan Kyak-Monteith. Inhabit Media, 2020. 9781772272680 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  In this book … Continue reading

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Zonia’s Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal

Zonia’s Rain Forest by Juana Martinez-Neal. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536208450 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Zonia is an Asháninka girl who lives in the … Continue reading

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