Native American and Indigenous Booklist - NATIVEAMERICAN

Here at Lee & Low Books, we publish a range of Native American, Indigenous and First Nations children's books, including many #ownvoices titles by Native authors and illustrators. Find leveled readers and award-winning picture books as well as middle grade and YA novels highlighting Native American cultures. We are proud to showcase stories that celebrate Native voies and experiences of Native communities and historically underrepresented or misrepresented in children's literature. See the fully designed list here in PDF form

Native American and Indigenous Booklist (37 Books): $443.59

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Themes

Nature/Science, Nonfiction, Weather/Seasons/Clothing, Classroom Activities, Middle Grade, YA interest, Similarities and Differences, Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Native American Interest, Music, Multiethnic interest, Holidays/Traditions, Grandparents, Friendship, Forgiveness, Families, Environment/Nature, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Breaking Gender Barriers, Biography/Memoir, Empathy/Compassion, Integrity/Honesty , Persistence/Grit, Realistic Fiction, Water, Pride, Geography, Tolerance/Acceptance, California, Emergent, Early Readers, Leveled Readers, Diversity

Included formats shown below in BOLD

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At the Park

By Nayer

Illustrated by Akweks

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: D
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: PreK - 1
Intervention: 4

DRA: 4

PB: $5.50
6PK: $27.50
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Laundry Day

By Hjemboe

Illustrated by Hehenberger

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: C
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: PreK - 1
Intervention: 14

DRA: 3

PB: $5.50
6PK: $27.50
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Fancy Dance

By Johnson

Illustrated by Akweks

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: G
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 2
Intervention: 13

DRA: 12

PB: $7.50
6PK: $37.50
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I Make Clay Pots

By Johnson

Illustrated by Barnard

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: D
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: PreK - 1
Intervention: 4

DRA: 4

PB: $5.50
6PK: $27.50
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I'm Heading to the Rodeo

By Herman

Illustrated by Milne

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: I
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 1

DRA: 16

PB: $8.50
6PK: $42.50
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My Family

By Hjemboe

Illustrated by Sullivan

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: B
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 1

DRA: 3

PB: $5.50
6PK: $27.50
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My Horse

By Hjemboe

Illustrated by Emerson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: B
Grade Level: K
Interest Level: K - K

DRA: 2

PB: $5.50
6PK: $27.50
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Living in an Igloo

By Reynolds

Photographed by Reynolds

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: G
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: PreK - 2
Intervention: 9

DRA: 12

PB: $7.50
6PK: $37.50
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Baby Rattlesnake / Viborita de Cascabel

By Ata / Moroney

Illustrated by Reisberg

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: K
Spanish Guided Reading: K
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 3

AR Level: 3.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD470L
SRC: 3.8
DRA: 20

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Louis Sockalexis

By Wise

Illustrated by Farnsworth

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 5

AR Level: 5.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD920L
SRC: 5.6
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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The Blue Roses

By Boyden

Illustrated by Córdova

Interviews

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 2
Interest Level: 1 - 4

AR Level: 3.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD600L
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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When the Shadbush Blooms

By Katz / Messinger

Illustrated by Fadden

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 6

AR Level: 4.8 - 0.5
Lexile Level: NC660L
DRA: 34

PB: $10.95
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A Man Called Raven

By Van Camp

Illustrated by Littlechild

Guided Reading: S
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 5

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Bears Make Rock Soup

By Erdrich

Illustrated by Fifield

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 5

AR Level: 4.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 40

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Buffalo Song

By Bruchac

Illustrated by Farnsworth

Interviews

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 6

AR Level: 4.9 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 640L
SRC: 4.7
DRA: 44

PB: $11.95
HC: $18.95
6PK: $71.70
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Crazy Horse's Vision

By Bruchac

Illustrated by Nelson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 5

AR Level: 4.0 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 600L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 44

PB: $11.95
CD: $12.95
6PK: $71.70
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Giving Thanks

By Swamp

Illustrated by Printup

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 6

AR Level: 3.3 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD520L
SRC: 4.1
DRA: 28

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Home to Medicine Mountain

By Santiago

Illustrated by Lowry

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 5

AR Level: 4.1 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 620L
SRC: 3.5
DRA: 38

PB: $12.95
6PK: $77.70
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Jim Thorpe's Bright Path

By Bruchac

Illustrated by Nelson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: T
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 1 - 6

AR Level: 5.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD870L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 44

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Kiki's Journey

By Orona-Ramirez

Illustrated by Day

Guided Reading: Q
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 5

AR Level: 4.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD710L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 40

PB: $9.95
6PK: $59.70
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Sky Dancers

By Kirk

Illustrated by Hale

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: P
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 2 - 4

AR Level: 4.4 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD720L
SRC: 5.2
DRA: 38

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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Sharuko

By Brown

Illustrated by Chavarri

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: R
Spanish Guided Reading: R
Grade Level: 1
Interest Level: 1 - 6

HC: $19.95
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Stone River Crossing

By Tingle

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 7

DRA: 60

HC: $20.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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The People Shall Continue

By Ortiz

Illustrated by Graves

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: U
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 1 - 8

AR Level: 4.2 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 660L
DRA: 44

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The Woman Who Outshone the Sun / La mujer que brillaba aún más que el sol

By Martinez

Illustrated by Olivera

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: M
Spanish Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: K - 5

AR Level: 4.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: AD860L
SRC: 4.5
DRA: 28

PB: $10.95
6PK: $65.70
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This Land Is My Land

By Littlechild

Illustrated by Littlechild

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: X
Grade Level: 5
Interest Level: 3 - 5

AR Level: 4.7 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 790L
SRC: 4.5
DRA: 60

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What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses?

By Van Camp

Illustrated by Littlechild

Guided Reading: O
Grade Level: 3
Interest Level: 3 - 5

AR Level: 3.5 - 0.5
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 34

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Bowman's Store

By Bruchac

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Z
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 12

AR Level: 5.8 - 14.0
Lexile Level: N/A
DRA: 60

PB: $12.95
6PK: $77.70
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Indian No More

By McManis / Sorell

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 3 - 8

Lexile Level: 720L

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Quiet Hero

By Nelson

Illustrated by Nelson

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: V
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 2 - 8

AR Level: 5.6 - 0.5
Lexile Level: 930L
SRC: 6.1
DRA: 50

PB: $11.95
6PK: $71.70
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Rattlesnake Mesa

By Weber

Photographed by Renkun

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Y
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 12

Lexile Level: 760L
DRA: 60

PB: $17.95
6PK: $107.70
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The Story of All-Star Athlete Jim Thorpe

By Bruchac

Illustrated by Nelson

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 4
Interest Level: 4 - 7

DRA: 60

PB: $8.95
6PK: $53.70
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Wolf Mark

By Bruchac

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 7 - 12

AR Level: 5.3 - 15.0
Lexile Level: 810L
SRC: 5.3
DRA: 80

HC: $17.95
EBOOK: $7.99
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Killer of Enemies

By Bruchac

Teacher's Guide | Interviews

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 6 - 12

AR Level: 5.7 - 14.0
Lexile Level: 860L
SRC: 5.6
DRA: 80

PB: $11.99
HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $7.99
6PK: $71.94
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Trail of the Dead

By Bruchac

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 7 - 12

Lexile Level: 870L
DRA: 80

HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $7.99
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Arrow of Lightning

By Bruchac

Guided Reading: Z+
Grade Level: 7
Interest Level: 6 - 12

Lexile Level: 890L
DRA: 80

HC: $19.95
EBOOK: $9.99
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I Remember

By Hopkins

Teacher's Guide

Guided Reading: W
Grade Level: 6
Interest Level: 3 - 12

Lexile Level: NP
DRA: 60

HC: $19.95