Lesson Stories - Contemporary

$7.00 each
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Chuck in the City

Chuck and his mom go to visit Kookum (Grandmother in Cree) in the city, where he encounters many new things.

$15.00 each
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Coyote in Love with a Star

A well-done modern adaptation of a traditional Potawatomi tale, where Coyote leaves the rez to secure a job as rodent control officer at the World Trade Center.

$16.00 each
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Coyote Sings to the Moon

Coyote wants to sing to the moon.  But, insulted by his atrocious singing voice, she packs her bags and leaves the sky.

$10.00 each

Crazy Horse's Vision

Without polemic, without romanticism, Bruchac tells the story of Crazy Horse's childhood and the vision that was to direct his adult life.

$9.00 each

Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship & Freedom

A moving children's story about the exchanges of empowerment between Native and African American communities.

$9.00 each
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Eagle Feather – An Honour

A young Ojibwa boy grows up with his grandfather’s teachings and learns the values of life.

$10.00 each
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Eat, Run, and Live Healthy

Part of the Caring For Me series. Children learn about feeding our bodies with healthful food and keeping our bodies moving.

$15.00 each
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Elderberry Flute Song: Contemporary Coyote Tales

In these 56 poems and stories, Coyote is the comic, the amoral, and the obscene.

$18.00 each
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Father's Boots: Azhé'é Bikénidoots'osii

Written in Navajo and English.

$7.50 each
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First Nations Families

Written in consultation with First Nations elders, students, and parents, these beautifully illustrated stories demonstrate the traditional value of inclusion.

$18.00 each
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For a Girl Becoming

A poetic tale of the joys and lessons of a girl’s journey through birth, youth, and finally adulthood.

$17.00 each
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Gift Horse: A Lakota Story

S.D. Nelson's incredibly bold illustrations bring to life the story, told in the first person, of his great-great-grandfather's transition from boy to man.

$11.00 each
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Goose Girl

10-year-old Marie has a special bond with the geese, given to her for a purpose.

$15.00 each
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Grandfather Stories of the Navajos

Traditional stories of the kind that Diné grandfathers tell their grandchildren.

$7.50 each
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Grandma's Special Feeling

Whenever Grandma gets that “special feeling,” the children know they're about get a lesson about how First Nations peoples used to live in the old days.

$25.00 each
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Harold of Orange

In Northern Minnesota, an intrepid little group, led by Harold Sinseer, is determined to reclaim their land from the white man.

$75.00 each
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Heart of the Bitterroot: Voices of Salish & Pend d’Oreille Women

Showcases never before told stories of remarkable Salish women.

$7.00 each

Hide and Sneak

Allashua learns the importance of of not wandering too far from home, lest the Ijiraq hide her so that she can never be found.

$9.00 each
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Hockey Challenge

With help from the Coach, the players work through their tensions and are able to become a strong team that respects and supports one another.

$11.00 each
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I Can’t Have Bannock But the Beaver Has a Dam

A recipe for bannock follows the story, so children and their parents or teachers can read a story and have a snack together.

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