In this episode of the Growing Readers Podcast, I talk with Sharice Davids, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress and the first LGBTQ congressperson to represent Kansas. We discuss Sharice’s Big Voice: How a Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman.
Browsing: Indigenous People
In this episode of the Growing Readers Podcast, I talk with the absolutely incredible, award-winning author-illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal about Zonia’s Rain Forest.
The Sea in Winter, written by award-winning author Christine Day, tells the story of Maisie, a seventh-grader who is coming to terms with a knee injury that is keeping her from dancing ballet.
A mixture of both contemporary and traditional stories, these fantastic fiction books are based on a variety of different themes: family, friendship, cultural pride, identity, and indigenous heritage.
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Chula the Fox makes a great addition to the important “own voice” movement, in which the main character and author share an identity. Filled with hard truths and the importance of family, this is an enthralling middle grade novel deserving of a spot on home and library bookshelves.
Filled with wisdom, knowledge, and courage—just like the Chickasaw elders—readers ages 6 and up are sure to be fascinated by this educational picture book.