Native American History

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Best for middle school students.

  1. Native Women of Courage by Kelly Fournel
  2. Native American Men of Courage by Vincent Schilling
  3. The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker by Bill Neeley
  4. Unsung Heroes of World War II: The Story of the Navajo Code Talkers by Deanne Durrett
  5. They Dance in the Sky: Native American Star Myths by Jean Guard Monroe and Ray A. Williamson
  6. Jim & Me by Dan Gutman
  7. Chief Joseph: The Voice for Peace by Lorraine Jean Hopping
  8. Crazy Horse: Young War Chief by George E. Stanley
  9. Geronimo: Young Warrior by George E. Stanley
  10. Sitting Bull: Dakota Boy by Augusta Stevenson
  11. Who Was Sitting Bull? By Stephanie Spinner
  12. Who Was Maria Tallchief? By Catherine Gourley
  13. Diamond Willow by Helen Frost
  14. Fatty Legs by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
  15. Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond by Joseph Medicine Crow
  16. Thunder Rolling Down the Mountain: The Story of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce by Agnieszka Biskup
  17. Native American History for Kids with 21 Activities by Karen Bush Gibson
  18. Jim Thorpe, Original All American Hero by Joseph Bruchac
  19. How I Became a Ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story by Tim Tingle
  20. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
  21. Saga of the Sioux by Dwight Jon Zimmerman
  22. My Name is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson
  23. Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale
  24. Black Elk’s Vision: A Lakota Story by S.D. Nelson
  25. Children of the Midnight Sun: Young Native Voices of Alaska by Tricia Brown
  26. North American Indian by David Murdoch
  27. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes by Carl Waldman
  28. Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People by S.D. Nelson
  29. We Shall Remain: America Through Native Eyes by PBS Home Video (3 DVDs)