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.

Myths and Legends

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
Available for free on the author’s website as a slideshow. Click the picture to enlarge.

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

Corn Meal
by Palmetto Farms

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

This cuddlely globe is great for story times with more than one child.

Air-Dry Clay
by Crayola

Acrylic Paint Set
by Castle Art Supplies

Masa Corn Flour
by MASECA

Jingle Bells
by Outuxed

Silver Pony Beads
by Yiasangly

Turquoise Pony Beads
by Pony Beads by Bead Bee

Wool Yarn
by Patons

Peg Loom
by Harrisville Designs

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