[kids-lib] Looking for a culturally appropriate Chrismas book for Native Americans?

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Fri Dec 7 09:10:37 PST 2012

Perhaps this title will work for your community-- The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528
From: Debbie Reese [dreese.nambe at gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 12:49 PM
To: alsc-l at ala.org; Texas Library Connection; calibk12 at lists.sjsu.edu; ISLMANET-L (ILLINOIS SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA ASSOCIATION Discussion; School Library Media & Network Communications
Subject: [alsc-l] The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood

As you select books to read aloud this month, I hope Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve's THE CHRISTMAS COAT is amongst your choices! If not, I've included a link to Birckbark Books and hope you'll support independent bookstores and get a copy there.


Debbie Reese, PhD
Tribally enrolled: Nambe Pueblo

Email: dreese.nambe at gmail.com<mailto:dreese.nambe at gmail.com>

Website: American Indians in Children's Literature
@ http://americanindiansinchildrensliterature.net

Now: Studying for MLIS at San Jose State University
Then: Assistant Professor in American Indian Studies, University of Illinois

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