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Award-winning books for a variety of ages about American Indians and Canadian First Nations. Native Trailblazer biographies deliver inspirational stories to students about contemporary Native people. The PathFinders hi-lo novels for struggling readers engage and captivate students with relatable characters and gripping stories with plots driven by Native teenage protagonists. All 7th Generation books are written by Native authors to ensure accuracy.

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Whisper to the Sky
By (author): Kim Sigafus
ISBN: 9781939053381
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 118
Price: $9.95
Sydney was a bully at her old school, but when she moves to a new school, the roles are reversed, and she becomes the person who is bullied.
The Day the Earth Rose Up
ISBN: 9781939053398
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 40
Price: $14.95
A tale of how the Seven Sisters, who ran away from a giant bear, were saved when their prayer was answered. The Seven Sisters shine on us every night as the Pleiades.
Defending Orcas
ISBN: 9781939053367
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 48
Price: $14.95
Young adults explore why orcas’ captivity in marine parks is a poor substitute for life in the open ocean and performing creates unnatural stress no orca should endure.
The Land of the Great Turtles
By (author): Brad Wagnon   Illustrated by: Alex Stephenson
ISBN: 9781939053350
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 40
Price: $14.95
A Cherokee origin story written in both Cherokee and English.
How the World Was Made
By (author): Brad Wagnon   Illustrated by: Alex Stephenson
ISBN: 9781939053374
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 40
Price: $14.95
A Cherokee creation story written in both Cherokee and English.
Making Waves
By (author): Albert Bates
ISBN: 9781939053336
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 48
Price: $14.95
A great resource for alerting young adults to the destruction that infiltrates every aspect of ocean life.
Be Your Own Best Friend FOREVER!
By (author): Gary Robinson
ISBN: 9781939053343
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 40
Price: $17.95
A confidence-building book for young girls, particularly those from a diverse community or heritage.
Native Actors and Filmmakers
By (author): Gary Robinson
ISBN: 9781939053312
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 136
Price: $9.95
Biographies of Native Americans who tell their stories in film and on TV will inspire young people in the fields of entertainment and production.
Native Women Changing Their Worlds
By (author): Patricia Cutright
ISBN: 9781939053329
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Biographies of Native American women who are working for change in their communities.|The 12 Indigenous women featured in this book overcame unimaginable hardships—racial and gender discrimination, abuse and extreme poverty—only to rise to great heights in the fields of politics, science, education and community activism.
Name Your Mountain
By (author): Tim Tingle
ISBN: 9781939053206
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 146
Price: $9.95
Practicing for the big game was the plan until the unimaginable happened!
Finding Grace
By (author): Kim Sigafus
ISBN: 9781939053299
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
After leaving his family when experiencing marital problems, Autumn Dawn’s father is back living at home, taking care of Autumn's mother, who was in a horrible accident. Can Autumn find the grace within herself to forgive her father and trust him once again?
The First Fire
By (author): Brad Wagnon   Illustrated by: Alex Stephenson
ISBN: 9781939053275
Publisher: Book Publishing Company
Pages: 40
Price: $14.95
This Cherokee myth tells the story of how the small water spider could accomplish what larger animals could not.
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