Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

Maillaird, K.N.
Through engaging images, relatable characters, and an important comfort food, this picture book will take students on a journey of the making and eating of fry bread by American Tribal Nations. It focuses on the history of fry bread, how it was a staple for people when they were removed from their lands and had to find new ways to survive, and how it brings families together. A useful resource to launch projects about culture and food and diversity in communities, it can also be used to connect to and introduce important and sensitive concepts such as colonization, unceded territory, and the impact of residential schools to elementary students.
Indigenous, Novel
Arts Education
  • K-7