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Indigenous Children's Literature

Indigenous Children's Literature

Over the last decade there has been a noticeable increase in the number of Aboriginal and Indigenous writers, illustrators, and publishers in the children's book world. While the numbers of books published about and by Indigenous people are still low (the Cooperative Children's Book Centre's figures show that only 1.9% of books in 2017 contained significant Indigenous representation, while only 1% of titles were written by Indigenous authors) this research guides aims to highlight the great work currently being done in both children's and young adult publishing. We hope it will offer an useful introduction to Aboriginal and Indigenous children's and young adult literature, as well as Aboriginal and Indigenous children's authors, illustrators, and critics.

Selected New Works

Features Organizations and Initiatives

Indigenous Children's Literature Bibliographies