According to ALSC policy, the current year's Newbery, Caldecott, Belpré, Sibert, Geisel, and Batchelder Award and Honor books automatically are added to the Notable Children's Books list.
This picture book autobiographical vignette shows a modern Choctaw family enduring and supporting each other with love, courage and fortitude.
Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection. Edited by Matt Dembicki. Fulcrum Books, $22.95 (9781555917241).
This collaborative effort by more than 40 writers and artists presents 21 Native American trickster tales in graphic novel format.
Black Elk’s Vision: A Lakota Story. By S.D. Nelson. Abrams, $19.95 (9780810983991).
This handsome, large-format volume combines archival photographs, original acrylic paintings and powerful first-person narrative to present the devastating story of the painful changes in life forced upon the Lakota people.