American Indian Youth Literature Award Winners

The American Indian Youth Literature Award is presented biennially in even years. It is presented by the American Indian Library Association to honor the best writing and illustrations by and about American Indians. See a complete list of all past American Indian Youth Literature Award winners.
Subject Author Title Call number Year
Winner Child, Brenda Bowwow Powwow

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2020
Winner McManis, Charlene Willing Indian No More

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2020
Smith, Cynthia Leitich Hearts Unbroken

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Winner Charleyboy, Lisa #Not Your Princess

971.00497 H348

2018
Winner Marks, Johnny Shanyaak'utlaax: Salmon Boy 2018
Starr, Arigon Tales of the Mighty Code Talkers

940.486 T143

Winner Marshall, Joseph In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse

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2016
Winner Tingle, Tim House of Purple Cedar

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2016
Van Camp, Richard Little you

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Winner Bruchac, Joseph Killer of Enemies

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2014
Winner Highway, Tomson Caribou Song

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2014
Tingle, Tim How I Became a Ghost

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Winner Eagle, Adam Fortunate Pipestone

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2012
Winner Guest, Jacqueline Free Throw and Triple Threat 2012
Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk The Christmas Coat

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Winner King, Thomas A Coyote Solstice Tale

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2010
Winner McGregor, Lurline Wailana Between the Deep Blue Sea and Me: A Novel 2010
Simermeyer, Genevieve Meet Christopher: An Osage Indian Boy from Oklahoma
Winner Medicine Crow, Joseph Counting Coup

92 M4893me

2008
Tingle, Tim Crossing Bok Chitto : a Choctaw tale of friendship & freedom

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Winner Bruchac, Joseph Hidden Roots

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2006
Winner Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Beaver steals fire : a Salish Coyote story

398.208997 B386

2006
Erdrich, Louise The Birchbark House

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