We are here to sharing great books for teachers working with K-12.
Amanda Fox: This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman, Illustrated by Kristyna Litten
Fantastic picture book focused on LGBTQ communities, history and movements. I recommend this book for middle or high school grade levels for Social Studies topics related to politics or human rights.
Donna: The Story of the Blackfoot People, Niitsitapiisinni
A must-read for anyone interested in the lives, histories, stories and values of the Blackfoot people. Non-fiction resource for Aboriginal Studies, Blackfoot Language and Culture, Social Studies and English grades 10 - 12.
Donna: Granny's giant Bannock by Brenda Wastasecoot
This is a picture book/children's literature for grades K-5.
Kristen Healy: 7 Generations Ends/Begins by David E. Robertson & Scott B. Henderson
7 Generations Ends/Begins was published in 2010. It is a book that relates to the issues and realities that the First Nations of Canada deal with. I recommend using it in the grades 9-12 Social Studies and History classes. This book contains graphic illustrations and literature that may include physical and sexual abuse content.
Kristen Healy: Blackflies by Robert Munsch & Jay Odjick
Blackflies was published in 2017. It's a story about how a girl helps her family who are dealing with a black fly issue. I recommend using it in grades 1-6 Social Studies and Language Arts.
Amanda Fox: Home at Last by Vera B. Williams & Chris Raschka
Home at Last was published in 2016. Its a story about family dynamics and LGBTQ makeups. I recommend using it in K-Gr. 3 for Language arts, Health, or Social Studies.