Native Voices Books is an imprint of Book Publishing Company, a community-owned, independent press dedicated to publishing titles that promote a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. All Native Voices titles are written by Native authors to ensure accuracy, and feature books for a variety of age groups. By providing titles that center and celebrate Native culture and history, Native Voices Books offers Native readers contemporary plots and characters they can relate to, and the chance to see themselves in literature.
Authentic Native American stories, including teen life on reservations, biographies, and important Native Americans. Includes both fiction stories, biographies, and nonfiction.
Native Elders - Sharing Their Wisdom
In these biographical essays, twelve First Nation and Native American elders share stories from their lives and tell what is was like to live in a time before television, cell phones, or video games. Their stories explain how their humble childhoods shaped the adults they became and the lessons they share as elders.
In book one of the trilogy, the Navajo teen is captured and forced on the Long Walk of 1864. Danny deals with bullies, rattlesnakes, and abusive soldiers until a fellow prisonerhelps Danny take part in a daring and dangerous escape.
Native Women of Courage
These ten biographies of outstanding Native women leaders recount the extraordinary work of women in such diverse fields as the arts, education, the environment, the media, women's rights, and tribal leadership. The inspirational women are both heroines from the past and modern trail blazers who are making history today.
A Native teen is forced to deal with becoming partially paralyzed as a result of a car accident caused while both drivers were texting. When he becomes part of the Raven Canoe Family and learns to "pull" a canoe, his outlook on life begins to change.