Here you will find information on the books, resources, and supplies recommended for use with the American History Indigenous People of North America and Hawai‘i Level: Yellow program.

Books and Supplies

Each unit in the program calls for several books, at least one for each lesson. The books are grouped by unit below. To jump to a particular unit, click the unit name below. Recommended craft supplies and other special items that are called for in the program are included in the Supplies and Extras section.

YouTube PlayList

All of the YouTube videos referenced in this program are collected into a single playlist on the Five Senses Literature Lessons YouTube channel. You can find it here.

Traditional Stories

Journey to Cahokia
by Albert Lorenz

The Woman Who Outshone the Sun
Poem by Alejandro Cruz Martinez and Pictures by Fernando Olivera

Rainbow Crow
by Nancy Van Laan

Histories and Biographies

Crazy Horse’s Vision
by Joseph Bruchac illustrated by S.D. Nelson

The Pot That Juan Built
by Nancy Andrews-Goebel

Stories of Modern Native Americans

Jingle Dancer
by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Sky Sisters
by Jan Bourdeau Waboose

The Goat in the Rug
as told to Charles I. Blood and Martin Link

The Wool of Jonesy #1
by Johnathan Nelson

Supplementary Books

When Butterflies Cross the Sky
by Sharon Katz Cooper

My First Book Of Proverbs
by Ralfka Gonzalez and Ana Ruiz

The Inuit
by Kevin Cunningham

A Child’s Introduction to the Night Sky
by Meredith Hamilton (Illustrator), Michael Driscoll (Artist)

Tatanka and the Lakota People
by Donald F. Montileaux

A Boy Called Slow
by Joseph Bruchac

Pig Boy
by Gerald McDermott

Supplies and Extras

Left-handed Pointed-tip Kids Scissors
by Fiskars

Be sure to get your left handed child, left-handed scissors! These can make a big difference to how hard it is to cut with scissors.

5 Inch Blunt-tip Kid Scissors
by Fiskars

For right-handed children

Lacrosse sticks and ball
by A & R Sports

Rainbow Scratch Paper
by Peachy Keen Crafts

Self Rising Flour
by King Arthur Flour

Chalk Pastels
by Mungyo

Corn Meal
by Palmetto Farms

Hugg-A-Planet Earth Plush Globe
by Hugg-A-Planet

This cuddly globe is great for storytimes.

Air-Dry Clay
by Crayola

Acrylic Paint Set
by Castle Art Supplies

Wool Yarn
by Patons

Peg Loom
by Harrisville Designs

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