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Friday, December 14, 2012

If I Can Read, I Can Do Anything

If I Can Read, I Can Do Anything is teaming up with readergirlz, GuysLitWire, and YALSA for Operation Teen Book Drop 2010. We will help coordinate the delivery of thousands of new books to teens on reservation schools


  • To Encourage…
    Native children and community members to read for pleasure

  • To Provide…
    Indian communities with opportunities to engage in and communicate about reading

  • To Promote…
    Library use at tribal schools

  • To Help Improve…
    Tribal school library collections

  • To Support…
    Tribal school librarians!

Indigenous authors

Here are five recommended titles for teenagers by Native authors:

1. "The Birchbark House" by Louise Erdrich.

2. "Skeleton Man" by Joseph Bruchac.

3. "Rain is not My Indian Name" by Cynthia Leitich Smith.

4. "Sees Behind Trees" by Michael Dorris.

5. "The Spirit Line" by Aimme and David Thurio.