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.
Contemporary and traditional stories, these fiction books are based on a variety of different themes: family, friendship, and indigenous heritage.
In this stunning debut novel from Christine Day, Edie discovers a box of letters that uncover secrets that will lead her to find her Native American identity.
A well-executed and vivid coming-of-age story, Chula the Fox introduces Chickasaw heritage and culture and explores the concepts of grief and compassion.
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.