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Debbie Reese's professional librarian blog for critiques or American Indians in Children's Literature. While sometimes very extreme in opinion, but a valuable resource for researched material.

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Why you should teach two books by Native writers from different Native Nations at the same time

Picture book. Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith, illustrated by Ying-Hwa Hu and Cornelius Van Wright

Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith, illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright & Ying Hwa-Hu: A picture book about Jenna, a contemporary Muscogee girl living in Oklahoma, who desires to honor her family's tradition of dancing at a pow-wow.

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL)

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Top Ten Books Recommended for Elementary School

Sacheen Littlefeather getting booed and then applauded at the Academy Awards in 1973. Marlon contacted AIM about providing a person to accept his Oscar for "The Godfather" as a way to protest the ongoing siege at Wounded Knee, SD.

43 years later, Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather reflects on rejecting Marlon Brando’s Oscar

indian symbols and meanings - Google Search

This poster of Indian symbols would be great to use with a Native American writing activity. Students could use the symbols to write a message. by caitlin

The Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), an affiliate of ALA, was created to provide a form for APA librarians to discuss problems and issues associated with serving APA communities.  They also sponsor the Asian Pacific Award for Literature given to books that reflect Asian Pacific heritage.

The Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), an affiliate of ALA, was created to provide a form for APA librarians to discuss problems and issues associated with serving APA communities. They also sponsor the Asian Pacific Award for Literature given to books that reflect Asian Pacific heritage.

Children's Books About the Cherokee | Alldonemonkey.com

Children's Books about the Cherokee

Children's books about the Cherokee, including picture books, books for emergent readers, and non-fiction.

The Brightly contributors' choices for the best children's and YA books of 2015 contain innovative literary themes, illustrations, styles, and more.

The Children's Books That Took Our Breath Away in 2015

The Brightly contributors' choices for the best children's and YA books of 2015 contain innovative literary themes, illustrations, styles, and more.

Literature Award Winners | APALA (Asian Pacific American Librarians Association)

Asian Pacific American Librarians Association list of Literature Award Winners is a good resource to use for collection development. Awarded yearly, the committee honors children's books that highlight Asian/Pacific American experiences and culture.

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