Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids

Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids

Native families from Nations across the continent gather at the Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride. Created in partnership with We Need Diverse Books. Learn more from Kirkus Reviews.

Featuring stories, poems, and artwork by:

  • Joseph Bruchac
  • Art Coulson
  • Christine Day
  • Eric Gansworth
  • Carole Lindstrom
  • Dawn Quigley
  • Rebecca Roanhorse
  • David A. Robertson
  • Andrea L. Rogers
  • Kim Rogers
  • Cynthia Leitich Smith
  • Monique Gray Smith
  • Traci Sorell
  • Tim Tingle
  • Erika T. Wurth
  • Brian Young
  • Nicole Neidhardt

Video: The Story Behind "Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids"

Award-winning author Cynthia Leitich Smith shares the inspiration for the middle grade short story anthology "Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids" and talks about the some of the themes and memorable characters from the collection.

 

 

Age Level: 9-12