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Book Lists

Canadian Indigenous Books for Schools 2018/19

The Association of Book Publishers of BC produce school catalogues for educators, library wholesalers, and retailers working in the K-12 educational field. Titles have been selected from publisher submissions by teacher-librarians. These titles have been chosen for their relevance to school curricula and in the catalogue are annotated by professional evaluators.

by Association of Book Publishers of BC · Tagged indigenous, first nations, aboriginal

Being Ts'elxwéyeqw

First Peoples' Voices and History from the Chilliwack-Fraser Valley, British Columbia

by (author) Tselxwéyeqw Tribe
edited by David M. Schaepe

Black Chuck

by (author) Regan McDonell

Blackbird Song

by (author) Randy Lundy

The Break

by (author) Katherena Vermette


by (author) Lucy Haché
illustrated by Michael Joyal

Coyote Tales

by (author) Thomas King
illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler

A Day with Yayah

by (author) Nicola I. Campbell
illustrated by Julie Flett

Death by Dinosaur

A Sam Stellar Mystery

by (author) Jacqueline Guest

Doug Knockwood, Mi’kmaw Elder

Stories, Memories, Reflections

by (author) Doug Knockwood

The Education of Augie Merasty

A Residential School Memoir - New Edition

by (author) Joseph Auguste (Augie) Merasty
contributions by David Carpenter

Elements of Indigenous Style

A Guide for Writing By and About Indigenous Peoples

by (author) Gregory Younging

Fire Song

by (author) Adam Garnet Jones


by (author) Simon Rose


by (author) Carol Rose Daniels (GoldenEagle)

In Spirit

by (author) Tara Beagan

Indian Act

Residential School Plays

edited by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
foreword by Daniel David Moses
preface by Falen Johnson

Indian Fishing

Early Methods on the Northwest Coast, 40th Anniversary Edition

by (author) Hilary Stewart

Inuit Community

by (author) Rachel Seigel

Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown

by (author) Angnakuluk Friesen
illustrated by Ippiksaut Friesen
translated by Jean Kusugak


Indigenous Voices from Where the River Flows Swiftly

edited by Jesse Rae Archibald-Barber

Kiss by Kiss / ocêhtowina

A Counting Book for Families

by (author) Richard Van Camp
translated by Mary Cardinal Collins

Kwaday Dan Tsinchi

Teachings from Long Ago Person Found

volume editor Richard J. Hebda, Sheila Greer & Alexander P. Mackie

L'Nu'k: The People

Mi'kmaw History, Culture and Heritage

by (author) Theresa Meuse

Little Athapapuskow

a Métis Love Story

by (author) Guy Freedman

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