November is National Native American Heritage Month

  • Posted on: 22 November 2020
  • By: Adrienne Bone

In celebration of National Native American Heritage Month, we have compiled a book list that is a mix of fiction and non-fiction spanning all age ranges. To learn more history of our country's indigenous people, click here to check out the National Archives website.

Click on the book cover images below to access our catalog. This book list was compiled by URead Readers Advisory Department.

Juvenile Fiction & Juvenile Non-Fiction

Meet Kaya: American Girl Collection

by Janet Shaw

Stolen Words

by Melanie Florence

D is for Drum: a Native American Alphabet

by Michael and Debbie Shoulders

Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerina

by Maria Tallchief

Native American History for Kids: with 21 Activities

by Karen Bush Gibson

Native American Night Before Christmas

by Gary Robinson

Young Adult Fiction and Young Adult Non-Fiction

An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

If I Ever Get Out of Here

by Eric Gansworth

A Girl Called Echo

by Katherena Vermette

Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices

Edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale

Adult Fiction

There There

by Tommy Orange

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The Round House

by Louise Erdrich

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by Lelie Marmon Silko

The Only Good Indians

by Stephen Graham Jones

Adult Non-Fiction and Biographies

An American Sunrise

by Joy Harjo

The Real All Americans

by Sally Jenkins

Shapes of Native nonfiction: collected essays by contemporary writers

Edited by Elissa Washuta & Theresa Warburton

IndiVisible: African- Native American Lives in the Americas

Edited by Gabrielle Tayac

Maria Tallchief America's Prima Ballerina

by Maria Tallchief

American Indian Stories

by Zitkala-Sa


Spirit Run: A 6,000 mile marathon through North America's Stolen Land

by Noe Alvarez