Native American authors and characters are featured in this fiction list including short stories and graphic novels.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
In the face of constant poverty and lack of opportunities on his Spokane Indian reservation, nerdy cartoonist Junior makes the decision to leave the reservation to attend the all-white public school where he is the only Native-American and subject to constant bullying and stereotypes. His cartoons, present throughout the book, help him to cope and understand.
Code Talker: a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.
Crazy Horse's Girl Friend: A Novel
House of Purple Cedar
If I Ever Get Out of Here: A Novel With Paintings
The Indian School
Killer of Enemies
The Lesser Blessed
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
The Marrow Thieves
Global warming takes away the ability for people to dream, and it is causing them to go crazy. The bone marrow from indigenous North American people holds the cure, but death will result when the marrow is taken.
My Name Is Not Easy
Quiet Until the Thaw: A Novel
Rain is Not My Indian Name
The Round House
Secret Path by Gord Downie and illustrator Jeff Lemire tells the story of Chanie Wenjack, a twelve-year-old boy who died in flight from the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School fifty years ago. Read more about this story and the author on our blog.
Take Us to Your Chief: And Other Stories
Touching Spirit Bear
Trickster: Native American tales: a graphic collection
Gr. 5 & up. More than twenty Native American tales, cleverly adapted into comic form.