Canadian Aboriginal Books for Schools: Selected and Evaluated by Teacher Librarians (2012-2013)

Resource URL:
Media Types:
  • Website
  • Literature
  • Other
  • English
Organization Name:
The Association of Book Publishers of BC (ABPBC)
School Community:
  • English
  • First Nations
  • Inuit
  • Metis
Human Rights Themes:
  • Conflict
  • Peaceful resolutions
  • Discrimination
  • Violence
  • Environment
  • Poverty
  • Safety and Security
  • Belonging and Identity
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Freedom of Association
  • Religion
  • Education
  • Equity
  • Indigenous and Local Knowledge
  • Race, Culture, or Ethnicity
  • Science, Literature, or Arts
Imagineaction Themes:
  • Connect
  • Engage
  • Thrive
  • Lead
  • Live
  • Care

Teacher Resources

A catalogue of book titles written or published by Aboriginal people or are about Aboriginal. The book titles have been selected from publisher submissions by teacher-librarians, have been chosen for their relevance to school curricula and are annotated by professional evaluators. The catalogue is organized by grade level: Elementary (K-7), Secondary (8-12) and Cross Grades for both levels. Format: PDF

UN Declarations and Examples

  • UN Conventions on the Rights of the Child
  • UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

Subject Areas

Aboriginal Studies, English, Technological Education

Curriculum Links by Province / Territory

Province: Grades: Curriculum Link:
New Brunswick None
Alberta None
Northwest Territories None
Nova Scotia None
Ontario None
Prince Edward Island None
Québec None
Saskatchewan None
Yukon None
Manitoba None
British Columbia None
Newfoundland and Labrador None
Nunavut None