One of a series of guides by these authors that provide Native American stories and suggests science related teaching activities for grades 1-8. Other titles: Keepers of the Animals, Keepers of Life, & Keepers of the Night.
Very similar to The Broken Flute but written earlier. Includes essays, and extensive reviews of children's book. "How to Tell the Difference" gives suggestions to help with evaluating a book for stereotypes.
This award is presented every two years by the American Indian Library Association, an affiliate of the American Library Association. Awarded to the best writing and illustrations that represents "American Indians in the fullness of their humanity in the present and past contexts."
The official site for author Cynthia Leitich Smith includes a section devoted to Children's and Young Adult Lit Resources. In this section the author provides suggestions for evaluating literature about Native Americans and makes recommendations of appropriate titles.
Devoted to the accurate and respectful portrayal of Native Americans Oyate reviews books and curricula about Indians. They provide educational workshops and distribute books by and about Indians. Guidelines for evaluating books for anti-Indian bias is available under Resources.