Indigenous Reads for Young Readers

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Marrow Thieves

Cherie Dimaline

Shortlisted for 2018 CBC Canada Reads | Winner of 2017 Governor General's Literary Award (Young People's Literature - Text) | Winner of 2017 Kirkus Prize | Nominated...

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Sweetest Kulu

Celina Kalluk

"Dream a little, Kulu, this world now sings a most beautiful song of you." This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer...

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Mama, Do You Love Me?

Barbara Joosse

This beloved story of a child testing the limits of her independence, and a mother who reassuringly proves that a parents love is unconditional...

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What's My Superpower?

Aviaq Johnston

Nalvana feels like all of her friends have some type of superpower. She has friends with super speed (who always beat her in races),...

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We Sang You Home

Richard Van Camp

In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel...

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Those that Cause Fear

Neil Christopher

This book introduces kids to the spine-tingling, hair-raising creatures found in Inuit myths. From the mahahaa, a fearsome creature that tickles people to death...

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A Coyote Solstice Tale

Thomas King

Winner of the American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Awards, Best Picture Book. Trickster Coyote is having his friends over for a festive solstice...

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Pemmican Wars

Katherena Vermette

Echo Desjardins, a 13-year-old Métis girl adjusting to a new home and school, is struggling with loneliness while separated from her mother. Then an...

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Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

Danielle Daniel

In this introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals, young children explain why they identify with different creatures such as a deer, beaver...

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Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown

Angnakuluk Friesen

The northern lights shine, women gather to eat raw caribou meat and everyone could be family in this ode to small-town life in Nunavut,...

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