#CybilsAwards Book Lists: Indigenous Voices

It’s Native American Heritage Month, and like last year we want to celebrate the Native Voices books that were  nominated or submitted this year. It’s a good list. Enjoy!

Powwow Day
by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Madelyn Goodnight

Berry Song
by Michaela Goade
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Sky Wolf’s Call: The Gift of Indigenous Knowledge
by Eldon Yellowhorn and Kathy Lowinger
Annick Press

“By spanning many centuries through legendary tales, historical practices, modern applications, archival photos and modern images with photos, illustrations, and diagrams, these brief but potent chapters are very user-friendly and also invite questions and participation from readers.” – Sandy Brehl

Crazy Horse and Custer: Born Enemies
by S. D. Nelson
Harry N Abrams

“Readable and visually stunning. I’d hand-sell it to teens.” – Genevieve Ford

Indigenous America
by Liam McDonald, Jennifer Sabin, Doug Kiel
Penguin Workshop

The Woman in the Woods
Edited by Kate Ashwin; Kel McDonald; Alina Pete
Iron Circus Comics

The Summer of Bitter and Sweet
by Jen Ferguson

“I liked this book because I read far outside of my own experience, but I also just liked it because it was a good summer read that sort of encapsulates female/teenage rage but also the softness of loving your friends and family and learning to date.” – Gina A.

A Snake Falls to Earth
by Darcie Little Badger
Levine Querido

“Altogether, this is a magical adventure that feels like a yarn you could hear at a storyteller’s feet.” – Sondra Eklund