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Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Noble Maillard, Kevin

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story


Kevin Noble Maillard

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

"A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff." --The New York Times Book Review

Told in lively and powerful verse by debut author Kevin Noble Maillard, Fry Bread is an evocative depiction of a modern Native American family, vibrantly illustrated by Pura Belpre Award winner and Caldecott Honoree Juana Martinez-Neal.

Fry bread is food.
It is warm and delicious, piled high on a plate.

Fry bread is time.
It brings families together for meals and new memories.

Fry bread is nation.
It is shared by many, from coast to coast and beyond.

Fry bread is us.
It is a celebration of old and new, traditional and modern, similarity and difference.

A 2020 Charlotte Huck Recommended Book
A Publishers Weekly Best Picture Book of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019
A Booklist 2019 Editor's Choice
A Shelf Awareness Best Children's Book of 2019
A Goodreads Choice Award 2019 Semifinalist

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of 2019
A National Public Radio (NPR) Best Book of 2019
An NCTE Notable Poetry Book
A 2020 NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People
A 2020 ALA Notable Children's Book
A 2020 ILA Notable Book for a Global Society
2020 Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year List
One of NPR's 100 Favorite Books for Young Readers

Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Published: 10/22/2019
ISBN: 9781626727465
Pages: 48
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 9.90h x 9.80w x 0.60d
Award: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award - Winner
Award: American Indian Youth Literature Award - Honor Book

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2019 pg. 121
Publishers Weekly 08/05/2019
Booklist 09/01/2019 pg. 111
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2019
School Library Journal 10/01/2019 pg. 70
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 71
Shelf Awareness 11/26/2019