BKLYN Recommended Children’s Books that Rethink Thanksgiving or are Indigenous-centered

32 items

Giving thanks

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by Chief Jake Swamp ; illustrated by Erwin Printup, Jr.

My heart fills with happiness

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Monique Gray Smith ; illustrations by Julie Flett.

When the shadbush blooms

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by Carla Messinger, with Susan Katz ; illustrated by David Kanietakeron Fadden.

Whale snow

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Debby Dahl Edwardson ; illustrated by Annie Patterson.

Saltypie

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by Tim Tingle ; illustrated by Karen Clarkson.

When I was eight

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Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton ; art by Gabrielle Grimard.

Kunu's basket

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Lee DeCora Francis ; illustrated by Susan Drucker.

Crossing Bok Chitto

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by Tim Tingle ; illustrated by Jeanne Rorex Bridges.

Bear says thanks

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Karma Wilson ; illustrations by Jane Chapman.

Turkey Tot

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by George Shannon ; illustrated by Jennifer K. Mann.

Balloons over Broadway

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written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Pick a circle, gather squares

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Felicia Sanzari Chernesky ; illustrated by Susan Swan.

Thankful

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Eileen Spinelli ; illustrated by Archie Preston.

Shi-shi-etko

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Nicola I. Campbell ; pictures by Kim LaFave.

Fatty legs

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Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret Pokiak-Fenton ; artwork by Liz Amini-Holmes.

Missing nimãamãa

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Melanie Florence ; illustrated by Franðcois Thisdale.

The birchbark house

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Louise Erdrich with illustrations bythe author.

In the footsteps of Crazy Horse

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by Joseph Marshall III ; illustrations by Jim Yellowhawk.

1621

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Catherine O'Neill Grace and Margaret M. Bruchac with Plimoth Plantation ; photographs by Sisse Brimberg and Cotton Coulson.

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