indigenous

This page is a list of books with Indigenous protagonists and/or written by Indigenous authors. Each category is split into age range and genre.

A table of contents can be found below. If you would like to submit a book to add a book to this list, please see the form in the original post.

CORRECTION FORM

I haven’t read a lot of these books, so some of the listed representation may be wrong or vague. Please submit any corrections to these books! Note that: New submissions should be submitted in the form in the original post, not this one. You can also contact me by email here.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • middle grade
  • young adult
  • adult

MIDDLE GRADE

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The Storm Runner series by J.C. Cervantesrep: ownvoices Mayan characters and inspiration
genre: fantasy
setting: U.S.
Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorserep: ownvoices Navajo protagonist and inspiration
genre: fantasy
setting: U.S.

YOUNG ADULT

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexierep: ownvoices Spokan Indian protagonist
genre: contemporary
setting: U.S.
The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimalinerep: ownvoices Indigenous protagonist and characters
genre: science fiction

ADULT

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The Sixth World series by Rebecca Roanhorserep: ownvoices Navajo protagonist and inspiration
genre: fantasy
setting: U.S.