If you follow instagram, twitter, or booktube, you might have heard of a reading challenge called “Nonfiction November”. Four prompts were given or you can just try to read more nonfiction than you usually do. See announcement here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K8_N_8sL_M
Keeping in the spirit, you could easily combine National Native American Heritage Month with Nonfiction November by reading some of the following:
Louise Erdrich is well-known for her many fiction titles; however, this short little look at her reading life and culture is one of my favorites.
While it is worthy of its classic status and one of my all-time favorite reads, it does leave you with a pretty bleak view of the future state of Native American tribes and nations.
This is definitely on my TBR list (To Be Read)! It is on the 2020 Carnegie Medals shortlist!! If you have a nonfiction lover to buy a present for this December, this might be a great selection!
Bruchac is a great storyteller and this is a great way to include all of those present at the first Thanksgiving.
|This is my favorite of the Kendra Michaels’ series. Fun, action-packed romance. This is a series you will want to read in order or all will be a muddle.|
Genetically-modified teen “angels” duke it out with the bad guys in this angsty dystopian book. The teens make up a tight “family” group as they try to survive. There are hints of a potential romance between two of the main characters. Told in the first person, this fantasy has a few inconsistencies and a very vague plot line although this is the first in the series so it might get stronger as it continues.
|A unique story with fabulous characters and a great plot. Korman wins again with his mix of comic one-liners and serious topics. What would we do if we were given a second chance to be a better person?|
Leopold the giraffe is accustomed to adoration and snacks galore so when a cheerful, bouncy interloper threatens his realm, Leopold decides to clear the field. The kids loved the bright pictures and found the story quite humorous.