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American Indian Youth Literature Award
American Indian Youth Services Literature Award honors the best writing and illustration by and about American Indians.
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  Cover Art: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian Alexie, Sherman
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. [2008 Winner]
229 p. 2007
Teen Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Hidden Roots Bruchac, Joseph
Hidden Roots
Although he is uncertain why his father is so angry and what secret his mother is keeping from him, eleven-year-old Sonny knows that he is different from his classmates in their small New York town. [2006 Winner]
136 p. 2004
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Pipestone : My Life in an Indian Boarding School Eagle, Adam Fortunate.
Pipestone : My Life in an Indian Boarding School
Best known as a leader of the Indian takeover of Alcatraz Island in 1969, Adam Fortunate Eagle now offers an unforgettable memoir of his years as a young student at Pipestone Indian Boarding School in Minnesota. [2012 Winner]
xviii, 193 p. 2010
Adult Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Birchbark House Erdrich, Louise
The Birchbark House
Omakayas, a seven-year-old Native American girl of the Ojibwa tribe, lives through the joys of summer and the perils of winter on an island in Lake Superior in 1847. [2006 Winner]
244 p. 1999
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Free Throw Guest, Jacqueline.
Free Throw
Matthew Eagletail must stop playing basketball for the Tsuu T'ina Warriors when his mother marries a white man with five daughters, and he refuses to join the team in his new school, but his Internet friend Free Throw and his oldest stepsister help him find his way back into the game. [2012 Winner]
172 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Counting Coup : Becoming a Crow Chief On the Reservation and Beyond Medicine Crow, Joseph
Counting Coup : Becoming a Crow Chief On the Reservation and Beyond
Meet Joseph Medicine Crow, a man raised in two worlds: according to the Crow Indian traditions and according to White man's rules. [2008 Winner]
128 p. 2006
Children's Nonfiction Book
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