Book List in Order: 27 titles


  • In this powerful and timely novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award–winning author Louise Erdrich explores how the burdens of history, and especially identity, appropriation, exploitation, and violence done to human beings in the name of ...



  • Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powe...



  • A startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event. The world as we know it is ending. Evolution has reversed itself, affecting every living c...



  • This updated edition of National Book Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich’s 1998 novel now features fascinating new content, a new title, new cover art, and a new foreword by the author -- a riveting story that explor...



  • In the sequel to "Chickadee," acclaimed author Louise Erdrich continues her award-winning Birchbark House series with the story of an Ojibwe family in nineteenth-century America. Named for the Ojibwe word for little bear, Makoons and his twin, Chi...



  • In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning "The Round House" and the Pulitzer Prize nominee "The Plague of Doves" wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting cont...



  • One of the most revered novelists of our time--a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life--Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the O...



  • Twin brothers Chickadee and Makoons have spent every day side by side and have done everything together since they were born -- until the day the unthinkable happens and the brothers are separated. Desperate to reunite, Chickadee and his family m...



  • Here is the most telling fact: you wish to possess me. Here is another fact: I loved you and let you think you could. When Irene America discovers that her husband, Gil, has been reading her diary, she begins a secret Blue Notebook, stashed sec...







  • The third novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.Omakayas was a dreamer who did not yet know her limits.When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowi...



  • Louise Erdrich's mesmerizing new novel, her first in almost three years, centers on a compelling mystery. The unsolved murder of a farm family haunts the small, white, off-reservation town of Pluto, North Dakota. The vengeance exacted for this crime ...



  • While appraising the estate of a New Hampshire family descended from a North Dakota Indian agent, Faye Travers is startled to discover a rare moose skin and cedar drum fashioned long ago by an Ojibwe artisan. And so begins an illuminating journey bo...



  • Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, The Game of Silence is the second novel in the critically acclaimed Birchbark House series by New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich.Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her ...



  • From New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes a haunting novel that continues the rich and enthralling Ojibwe saga begun in her novel Tracks.After taking her mother’s name, Four Souls, for strength, the strange and compelling Fleur Pi...



  • Having survived World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend, killed in action. With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious knife set, Fidelis sets out for A...



  • In the thick of the Turtle Mountains, inside one family`s little cabin, stood The Range Eternal. The woodburning stove provided warmth and comfort, delicious soups, and hot potatoes to warm cold hands on frozen winter mornings. It provided a glowing ...



  • A New York Times Notable BookFor more than a half century, Father Damien Modeste has served his beloved Native American tribe, the Ojibwe, on the remote reservation of Little No Horse. Now, nearing the end of his life, Father Damien dreads the discov...



  • Omakayas and her family live on the land her people call the Island of the Golden-Breasted Woodpecker. Although the "chimookoman," white people, encroach more and more on their land, life continues much as it always has: every summer they build a ne...



  • “A fiercely imagined tale of love and loss, a story that manages to transform tragedy into comic redemption, sorrow into heroic survival.”—New York Times “[A] beguiling family saga….A captivating jigsaw puzzle of longing and loss whose piec...







  • A grandmother’s sudden departure leaves her family with an even more puzzling, and wondrous, surprise in this enchanting story from the National Book Award-winning author—at last back in print Grandmother was a mysterious woman. She could ...



  • In her boldest and most darkly humorous novel yet, award-winning, critically acclaimed and bestselling novelist Louise Erdrich tells the intimate and powerful stories of five Great Plains women whose lives are connected through one man. Stranded in a...



  • At a crossroads in his life, Lipsha Morrissey is summoned by his grandmother on the reservation. There, he comes to terms with his heritage, his future, and his first true love in this novel of spiritual death, lyrical prose, and wild hope: the lates...



  • A very pregnant anthropologist finds the diary of Columbus in the basement of the Dartmouth library and travels to the Bahamas with her lover and son to find what the diary refers to as "the greatest treasure of Europe." Reprint....



  • Set in North Dakota at a time in this century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of ten crucial years, as tribal land and trust between people ...



  • Orphaned fourteen-year-old Carl and his eleven-year-old sister, Mary, travel to Argus, North Dakota, to live with their mother's sister, in this tale of abandonment, sexual obsession, jealousy and unstinting love...



  • Set on and around a North Dakota reservation, Love Medicine, the first novel by National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich is the epic story about the intertwined fates of two families: the Kashpaws and the Lamartines.With astonishing virtuosi...



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Complete Series List in Order

Omakayas

1) The Birchbark House (Jun-1999)
2) The Game of Silence (May-2005)
3) The Porcupine Year (Sep-2008)

Award-Winning Books by Louise Erdrich

The Antelope Wife
1999 World Fantasy Award -- Novel
The Birchbark House
2006 American Indian Youth Literature Award -- Middle School
Chickadee
2013 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction -- Historical Fiction
The Game of Silence
2006 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction -- Historical Fiction
Larose
2016 National Book Critics Circle Award -- Fiction
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
2002 Minnesota Book Award -- Novel
Love Medicine
1984 National Book Critics Circle Award -- National Book Critics Circle Award
The Painted Drum
2006 Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award -- Fiction
The Porcupine Year
2009 Society of Midland Authors Award -- Children's Fiction
The Round House
2012 National Book Award -- Fiction
2013 Alex Award -- Adult/For Young Adults
2013 Indies Choice Book Award -- Fiction
2013 Minnesota Book Award -- Novel
2013 Nautilus Award -- Multicultural