A Coyote Solstice Tale: Thomas King, Gary Clement: 9780888999290: Books - Amazon.ca

A Coyote Solstice Tale, by Thomas King, illustrated by Gary Clements (Groundwood Books,

The Good Luck Cat: Joy Harjo  It is a story about a cat belonging to a modern family that is American Indian. The cat survives quite dangerous encounters and almost uses up her 9 lives in doing so. I did not miss the subtle hints of Native American culture woven into the story and its illustrations, such as the references to the powwow, the outfits for the Indian dance in the trunk, and the jewellery.

The Good Luck Cat by Joy Harjo; illustrated by Paul Lee. Summary: Because her good luck cat Woogie has already used up eight of his nine lives in narrow escapes from disaster, a Native American girl worries when he disappears ISBN 0152321977

The Gift of the Stars: Basil Johnston, Adrian Nadjiwon: 9780978499860: Books - Amazon.ca

The Gift of the Stars: Basil Johnston, Adrian Nadjiwon: 9780978499860: Books - Amazon.ca

Skysisters: Jan Bourdeau Waboose  (Nishinawbe Ojibway Author)  SkySisters is a short story about 2 lovely Ojibway sisters (Nishiime and Nimise) who hike through the cold snow one night to Coyote Hill, where they are rewarded with the views of the northern lights. Along the way they meet a rabbit, deer, and howl with a coyote.

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): American Indians in Common Core, Appendix B, Text Exemplars

Coyote and the Sky: How the Sun, Moon, and Stars Began: Emmett Garcia, Victoria Pringle: 9780826337306: Books - Amazon.ca

Coyote and the Sky: How the Sun, Moon, and Stars Began

Living in Harmony: Basil H. Johnston, Adrian Nadjiwon: 9780986874000: Books - Amazon.ca

Living in Harmony: Basil H. Johnston, Adrian Nadjiwon: 9780986874000: Books - Amazon.ca

When the Shadbush Blooms: Carla Messinger  Lenni Lenape girl spends her time imagining how her grandmother was a young girl too, doing all of the things she does now. The story takes place “today and yesterday”, focusing on the customs that keep a family connected to each other.

NPR coverage of When the Shadbush Blooms by Carla Messinger, Susan Katz, and David Kanietakeron Fadden.

How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend

How the Stars Fell into the Sky: A Navajo Legend (Sandpiper Houghton Mifflin Books)

Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back: A Native American Year of Moons

Thirteen Moons on Turtle& Back: A Native American Year of Moons: Joseph Bruchac:

Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest

Coyote by Gerald McDermott. A native American folktale of how blue coyote turns gray.

The Give-Away: A Christmas Story of Native American Tradition: Ray Buckley: 9780687071869: Books - Amazon.ca

The Give-Away: A Christmas Story of Native American Tradition: Ray Buckley: 9780687071869: Books - Amazon.ca

T Is For Territories: A Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut Alphabet: Amazon.ca: Michael Kusugak, Iris Churcher: Books

T is for Territories: A Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut Alphabet (Discover Canada Province by Province)

Shi-shi-etko: Nicola I. Campbell: 9780888996596: Books - Amazon.ca

Shi-shi-etko by Nicola Campbell. A poignant story of a young girl during the last few days before she's sent to live at an Indian residential school.

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