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Coming January 24, 2023 from Heartdrum/HarperCollins.

 

Becca loves spending time with Grandma. Every time Becca says, “Let me try,” Grandma shows her how to make something beautiful. Whether they are beading moccasins, dancing like the most beautiful butterflies, or practicing basketball together, Becca knows that, more than anything, she wants to be just like Grandma. And as the two share their favorite activities, Becca discovers something surprising about Grandma too. 

 

Cover release reveal from We Need Diverse books. Read exclusive author and imprint co-founder letters here.

To preorder, click here: Just Like Grandma

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Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride.

Native families from Nations across the continent gather at the Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

In a high school gym full of color and song, people dance, sell beadwork and books, and celebrate friendship and heritage. Young protagonists will meet relatives from faraway, mysterious strangers, and sometimes one another (plus one scrappy rez dog).

This groundbreaking anthology is edited by Cynthia Leitich Smith and illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt. The cover draws its inspiration from Jessie, the protagonist of Kim Rogers's short story, '"Flying Together". Also included is her poem, "What is a Powwow?".  To order, click here: Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids

Forthcoming
 

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Cynthia Leitich Smith and Rosemary Brosnan at Heartdrum have acquired North American rights to A Letter for Bob by Just Like Grandma author Kim Rogers (Wichita), illustrated by Jonathan Nelson (Navajo), about a family that says goodbye to their beloved car, Bob. Publication is scheduled for summer 2023; Tricia Lawrence at Erin Murphy Literary represented the author, and the illustrator represented himself.

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Rosemary Brosnan and Cynthia Leitich Smith at Heartdrum have acquired world rights to I Am Osage by Kim Rogers (Wichita) (l.), illustrated by Bobby Von Martin (Choctaw). This nonfiction picture book biography focuses on Osage military hero Clarence Tinker. Publication is planned for winter 2024; Tricia Lawrence at Erin Murphy Literary represented the author, and the illustrator represented himself.

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