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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

Little You / kiya kâ-apisîsisiyan

by (author) Richard Van Camp
illustrated by Julie Flett
translated by Mary Cardinal Collins
edited by Cree Literacy Network

Living in the Tall Grass

Poems of Reconciliation

by (author) R. Stacey Laforme
by (photographer) Tara Laforme

Love Beyond Body, Space and Time

an Indigenous LGBT Sci-fi Anthology

by (author) Richard Van Camp, Cherie Dimaline, David Alexander Robertson, Daniel Heath Justice, Gwen Benaway, Mari Kurisato, Nathan Adler, Cleo Keahna & Darcie Little Badger
edited by Hope Nicholson
cover design or artwork by Jeffrey Veregge

mâci-nêhiyawêwin: Beginning Cree

by (author) H. Monty Montgomery
illustrated by Dorothy Badry

The Marrow Thieves

by (author) Cherie Dimaline

Master of the Métis Fiddle

John Arcand: The Man, The Music, The Festival

by (author) Wilfred Burton, Cheryl Troupe, John Arcand & Vicki Arcand

A Matter of Conscience

by (author) James Bartleman

Mohawk Nation

by (author) Dolores Nixon


by (author) David A. Robertson

Nakota Community

by (author) Trent Fox

Nimoshom and His Bus

by (author) Penny M. Thomas
illustrated by Karen Hibbard

nipêhon / I Wait

by (author) Caitlin Dale Nicholson
translated by Leona Morin-Neilson

Nisga'a Nation

by (author) Rachel Seigel


Voices of Native American Women

edited by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale

Odawa Community

by (author) Dolores Nixon

Ohpikiihaakan-ohpihmeh (Raised somewhere else)

A 60s Scoop Adoptee’s Story of Coming Home

by (author) Colleen Cardinal
foreword by Raven Sinclair (Ótiskewápíwskew)

Once in a Blue Moon

illustrated by Danielle Daniel

Oral Traditions and Storytelling

by (author) Anita Yasuda

Out of Concealment

Female Supernatural Beings of Haida Gwaii

by (author) Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson
foreword by Wade Davis & Gwaaganad (Diane Brown)

Pemmican Wars

by (author) Katherena Vermette
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk


The Graphic Art of James Simon Mishibinijima

by (author) James Simon

Seven Fallen Feathers

Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City

by (author) Tanya Talaga

Soapstone Porcupine

by (author) Jeff Pinkney
illustrated by Darlene Gait

The Sockeye Mother

by (author) Hetxw’ms Gyetxw Brett D. Huson
illustrated by Natasha Donovan

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