These are some of our favorite books featuring Indigenous and Native American people and stories to share with babies through kids in preschool. We tried to find books whose authors or illustrators wrote from their own Native American perspective.
"'Who am I?' asked the brown-skinned girl. Her big brown mama pulled her close and replied." This stunning book shows the ways the threads of life are woven in with the earth--past, present, and future.
This beautifully illustrated picture book offers a series of hopes for a diverse group of kids. "I hope that you and those you love know joy...I have lots of hopes, for you and for me, but I wonder...What are your hopes?"
River hasn't been well and isn't strong enough to dance the jingle dress dance at the powwow, but she comes to terms with the fact that the dance is for the Creator, the ancestors, their families, and everyone's health, including her own.