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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

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 Merasty
with 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

by (author) Richard J. Hebda, Sheila Greer & Alexander 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

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

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