Focus on Native Americans no. 10-01 Date: Winter/Spring 2010 Native American titles added to the NLS collection In fiscal year 2009 NLS added twenty-four titles to its Native American collection, which includes folklore, history, mythology, fiction, and works by Native American authors. This annual listing of titles is a finding aid for network librarians. All books are available in the formats noted below and will be announced in __Braille Book Review or Talking Book Topics__. The titles in braille will also be available to registered users through Web-Braille. Assigned book numbers are given with the title if available at the time of listing. Please note that some of the titles on the list are still in process. Also note that digital books (DB) are now being offered. A title that is available as both a digital book (DB) and a recorded cassette (RC) has the same book number for both formats and uses the prefix DB/RC. Some digital titles may be available only for download. JUVENILE BOOKS Aveni, Anthony, F. The First Americans: The Story of Where They Came From and Who They Became. DB/RC 67898. Bruchac, Joseph. The Girl Who Helped Thunder and Other Native American Folktales. DB/RC 68851 in process. Girod, Christina M. Native Americans of the Southeast. DB/RC 52373. Goble, Paul. Iktomi and the Boulder: A Plains Indian Story. DB/RC 30039. Grace, Catherine O'Neill, and Margaret M. Bruchac. 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving. DB/RC 66401 (DB in process). Gutman, Dan. Jim and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure. DB/RC 69022 in process. Kallen, Stuart A. Native Americans of the Southwest. DB/RC 52384. Nardo, Don. Early Native North Americans. DB/RC 68722 in process. TEEN BOOKS Cox, Clinton. The Forgotten Heroes: The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers DB/RC 50051. Do All Indians Live in Tipis? Questions and Answers from the National Museum of the American Indian. DB/RC 66795, BR 17919 in process. Gear, W. Michael, and Kathleen O'Neal Gear. People of the Weeping Eye. DB/RC 67005 (DB in process). ADULT BOOKS Alexie, Sherman. Reservation Blues. DB/RC 41962. Brandon, William. The Last Americans: The Indian in American Culture. DB/RC 15432. Coel, Margaret. Blood Memory. DB/RC 67820. Erdrich, Louise. The Plague of Doves. DB/RC 66886. The Porcupine Year. DB/RC 68022 (RC in process). Hogan, Linda. People of the Whale: A Novel. DB/RC 68273 (DB in process). Jacoby, Karl. Shadows at Dawn: A Borderlands Massacre and the Violence of History. DB/RC 68416 (RC in process). Kennedy, Frances H., ed. American Indian Places: A Historical Guidebook. DB/RC 68073. Kupperman, Karen Ordahl. The Jamestown Project. BR 17401. Matthiessen, Peter. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse. DB/RC 19138. Porter, Donald Clayton. Apache. DB/RC 49866. A prequel to Spirit Knife RC 38230. White Indian series, Book 14. Silver, Peter Rhoads. Our Savage Neighbors: How Indian War Transformed Early America. DB/RC 67329. AILA YOUTH LITERATURE AWARDS The American Indian Library Association (AILA) announces the recipients of its American Indian Youth Literature Awards for 2010. The awards will be presented during the American Library Association's June 2010 annual conference in Washington, D.C. The winners are: Best Picture Book: King, Thomas. Coyote Solstice Tale. Best Middle School Book: Simermeyer, Genevieve. Meet Christopher: An Osage Indian Boy from Oklahoma. DB/RC in process. Best Young Adult Book: McGregor, Lurline Wailana. Between the Deep Blue Sea and Me: A Novel.