Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices

March 20, 2016|
Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices by Lisa Charleyboy
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A highly-acclaimed anthology about growing up NativeÑnow in paperback. *Best Books of 2014, American Indians in ChildrenÕs Literature *Best Book of 2014, Center for the Study of Multicultural Literature *2015 USBBY Outstanding International Book Honor List A collection truly universal in its themes, Dreaming in Indian will shatter commonly held stereotypes about Native peoples and offers readers a unique insight into a community often misunderstood and misrepresented by the mainstream media. Native artists, including acclaimed author Joseph Boyden, renowned visual artist Bunky Echo Hawk, and stand-up comedian Ryan McMahon, contribute thoughtful and heartfelt pieces on their experiences growing up Native. Whether addressing the effects of residential schools, calling out bullies through personal manifestos, or simply citing their hopes for the future, this book refuses to shy away from difficult topics. Insightful, thought-provoking, brutallyÑand beautifullyÑhonest, this book is sure to appeal to young adults everywhere. ÒNot to be missed.ÓÑSchool Library Journal, *starred review ÒÉa uniquely valuable resource.Ó ÑKirkus Reviews, *starred review ÒÉ wide-ranging and emotionally potent ÉÓÑPublishers Weekly
Lisa Charleyboy (Tsilhqot''in) is a writer and social entrepreneur. She''s Editor-In-Chief of Urban Native Magazine, which focuses on pop culture with an Indigenous twist. Mary Beth Leatherdale writes, edits, and consults on books, magazines, and digital resources for children and youth.
Title:Dreaming in Indian: Contemporary Native American Voices
Product dimensions:128 pages, 11 X 8.51 X 0.32 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 11 X 8.51 X 0.32 in
Published:March 20, 2016
Publisher:Annick Press
Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
ISBN - 13:9781554516865

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