Monday, November 10, 2008

Native American Heritage Month: Book Lists & Resources

Here is my new updated list of links for Native American Heritage Month: Books & Resources for Native American Heritage Month 2009

Book Lists

Native American Book Lists (National Education Association)

Children's Books By and About Native Americans: An Annotated Bibliography (ALSC)

Our Stories: Native Americans in Books for Children (San Francisco Public Library)

Children’s Books with Native American Themes (

Recommended Books about Thanksgiving (Oyate)

Books to Avoid (Oyate)

Resources and Activities for Native American Heritage Month

From the Library of Congress: Native American Heritage Month--Celebrating Tribal Nations

From the National Museum of the American Indian: Native Words, Native Warriors (Honoring Code Talkers)

From the Smithsonian: American Indian Heritage Teaching Resources

From Education World: Activities to Celebrate Native American Heritage and Lesson Planning Article

From PBS: Programs for Native American Heritage Month November 2008

Recommendations and Sources for Native Children’s Books (Northern Arizona University’s American Indian Education)

Links to Resources (American Indian Library Association)

Thanksgiving Resources (Oyate)

American Indians in Children’s Literature (Debbie Reese’s Blog)

Teacher and Librarian Resources for Children's and YA Books with Native Themes (Cynthia Leitich Smith)

From Crayola: Craft Ideas & Lesson Plans


Anonymous said...

Elaine, Thank you for sharing. I am always interested in what OYATE has to say about books.

Elaine Magliaro said...


It's good to have so many educational resources available now at the click of a mouse.

Anonymous said...

Elaine, one of these years I am going to make a trip to Plimoth Plantation around this time. It would be so interesting. Thank you for all these resources.

Elaine Magliaro said...


I used to take my students there in the fall for a field trip. The plantation helps make history come alive for young children.