Book List:39 titles
  • "We are brave and ready to fight for our lands…. I will go now and I will fight you. As long as I live, I will fight you for the last hunting grounds of my people," said Red Cloud, war chief of the Oglala Lakota, to Colonel Carrington. The year was...


  • For the tribes of the American plains in the Buffalo Days of the pre-reservation life, horse raiding was a chance for men to show their courage and bravery in battle. “No man can help another to be brave,” says grandfather to fourteen-year-old Lo...


  • On the morning of June 25, 1876, a force of 700 men from the 7th US Calvary led by General George Armstrong Custer attacked an Indian encampment on the banks of the Little Big Horn River. Unbeknownst to Custer, he faced the combined might of the Lako...


  • In this beautifully illustrated book by award-winning author Paul Goble, readers can discover the fascinating story of how horses first appeared to the tribes of the American Plains. In his final collection of “stories from the tipi,” Goble featu...


  • "The stories in this volume are condensed by Paul Goble from the following titles originally published by Orchard Books: Ikotomi and the Boulder (1988), Ikotomi and the Berries (1989), Ikotomi and the Ducks (1990), Ikoyomi and the Buffalo Skull (1991...


  • Beautifully illustrated by award-winning author Paul Goble, The Woman Who Lived with Wolves features a collection of 26 traditional stories from different Native American tribes, including the Pawnee, Cheyenne, Blackfoot, and Lakota. These include Th...


  • Beautifully illustrated by award-winning author Paul Goble, The Boy and His Mud Horses features a collection of 27 traditional stories from different Native American tribes, including the Pawnee, Cheyenne, Blackfoot, and Lakota. Also includes a forew...


  • This beautifully illustrated Plains Indian Creation story celebrates a new Earth after the flood and narrates the making of the buffaloes, mountains, plants, colorful horses and Thunderbirds among others. Weaving together the legends of the Plains In...


  • This beautifully illustrated Plains Indian Creation story celebrates a new Earth after the flood and narrates the making of the buffaloes, mountains, plants, colorful horses and Thunderbirds among others. Weaving together the legends of the Plains In...






  • Through carefully chosen stories from the olden days and art that meticulously reflects traditional designs and colors, Goble provides wonderful insights into the spiritual life of the Plains Indians. His intimate knowledge of their world transports ...


  • From the first brilliant rush of horses to the triumphant sight of beautiful bays, chestnuts, shiny blacks, whites, grays, and paints galloping across the pages, Paul Goble's very special book will delight all who love horses and all who love stories...


  • The Legend of White Buffalo Woman tells the inspiring story of the first peace pipe, presented to the Lakota people to connect them to the Great Spirit, who will guide them through the hardships of life....




  • A breathtaking collection of three complete classics--Her Seven Brothers, The Gift of the Sacred Dog, and The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses--displays the author's brilliant artwork and his passion for the Native American Landscape and rich storytelling ...




  • In love with a beautiful girl, but too shy to tell her, a young man leaves his camp in frustration. One night he receives mystical visitors who offer him a special gift -- a love flute. A gift from the birds and animals, its tells the girl of his lov...





  • Stunning full-color portraits of the wildlife and landscapes of the Great Plains complement a dramatic retelling of a Lakota tale of treachery and adventure. By the Caldecott Medalist for The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses. ...


  • Iktomi the trickster tries to fool a buzzard into carrying him across the river on the buzzard's back. Asides printed in italics may be used by the storyteller to encourage listeners to make their own remarks about the action, as in traditional Iktom...


  • An exquisite blending of folklore, full-color artwork, and the prayers and traditions of the Plains Indians chronicles the spiritual journey of an old woman from death to a reunion with friends and loved ones who had died before. Reprint....


  • When an Indian girl begins to make clothes beautifully decorated with porcupine quills for seven brothers she has not yet met, her parents believe that unseen powers have spoken to her. The girl knows she must travel to the north country to find the ...


  • The Iron Horse was coming...Thundering and panting and breathing black smoke, it was a fearsome thing. The Cheyenne people had never seen a steam locomotive before, and it terrified them. Would it come right over the hill, into their camp, just as th...


  • A traditional Blackfoot Indian tale about the creation of the Pleiades, the Bunched Stars, warns of the dangers of neglecting children. By the Caldecott Medal-winning author-illustrator of The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses. ...








  • Star Boy was the son of Morning Star and an earthly bride. He was banished from the Sky World for this mother's disobedience and bore a mysterious scar on his face, the symbol of the Sun's disapproval. As Star Boy grew, he came to love the chief's da...



  • Long ago, when the world was still quite new, buffaloes used to eat people. It is true? The hair on their chins is hair of the people they use to eat...It is Terrible to think about those times... But the Creator saw the people's distress and decreed...


  • Iktomi, the Plains Indian trickster, interrupts a powwow of the Mouse People and gets his head stuck in a buffalo skull. Asides and questions printed in italics may be addressed by the storyteller to listeners, encouraging them to make their own rema...





  • A young hunter draws his bow against a buffalo cow drinking from a stream. Before he can loose his arrow, there is no buffalo -- instead, there stands a beautiful young woman, whom he knows he must marry. The hunter's people shun the Buffalo Woman, a...


  • 'Sacred Dog' is a Native American name for the horse; in the story and illustrations here, Goble captures the mixture of familiarity and reverence in the tribal attitude toward this essential animal. . . . The pictures dramatically render both nature...