"Best of" Lists
"Best of" lists
Books with Native American Characters
From picture books to historical fiction to contemporary coming-of-age novels, this list offers a variety of options for books about and in most cases by Native Americans. Check out our selection of books for kids, tweens, and teens celebrating the many experiences of Indigenous characters. Some are classics, often assigned in school as powerful and provocative teaching tools. Others are recent looks at the modern experience of Indigenous kids and teens. But all of them are captivating and compelling stories. For more great reads, check out our Historical Fiction and Books About Families lists.