November is National Native American Heritage Month. To celebrate we have created a list of books written by Indigenous authors as well as books about Native American history and heritage. Click on the title to request through Minerva or MaineCat using your library card number.

Adult Fiction

Night of the Living Rez by Morgan Talty
House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday
The Grass Dancer by Susan Power
The Removed by Brandon Hobson
The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones
Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse
There There by Tommy Orange
This Town Sleeps by Dennis E. Staples
Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine
Probably Ruby by Lisa Bird-Wilson
The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Adult Non-Fiction

Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers: poems by Jake Skeets
Our History is the Future by Nick Estes
When My Brother was an Aztec by Natalie Diaz
Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot
Unworthy Republic by Claudio Saunt
Dog Flowers by Danielle Geller
Poet Warrior by Joy Harjo
New Native Kitchen by Freddie Bitsoie
The Right to be Cold by Sheila Watt-Cloutier
Dawnland Voices edited by Siobhan Senier

Youth & Juvenile Fiction

The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline
Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger
If I Ever Get Out of Here by Eric Gansworth
The Sea in Winter by Christine Day
Ancestor Approved: intertribal stories for kids edited by Cynthia Leitich Smith
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall
Fire Keeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
Surviving the City by Tasha Spillet-Sumner
Rez Dogs by Joseph Bruchac
Walking in Two Worlds by Wab Kinew

Youth & Juvenile Non-Fiction

Apple: Skin to Core by Eric Gansworth
Dreaming in Indian edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale
Notable Native People by Adrienne Keene
Native Americans in History by Jimmy Beason
Native American Heroes by Dawn Quigley
Gluskabe and the Four Wishes by Joseph Bruchac
The Wind Eagle and Other Abenaki Stories by Joseph Bruchac
The Great Race of Birds and Animals by Paul Goble
Native American Stories for Kids by T.F. Pecore Weso
Finding My Dance by Ria Thundercloud
Wilma’s Way Home by Doreen Rappaport
Classified by Traci Sorrel

Picture Books

Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard
We Are Grateful: otsaliheliga by Traci Sorrell
The People Shall Continue by Simon J. Ortiz
Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith
When the Shadbush Blooms by Carla Messinger
I Sang You Down From the Stars by Tasha Spillet-Sumner
The First Strawberries by Joseph Bruchac
We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom
First Laugh: Welcome, Baby! by Rose Ann Tahe
Wild Berries = Pikaci-minisa by Julie Flett
Rabbit’s Snow Dance by James Bruchac
You Hold Me Up by Monique Gray Smith