Oklahoma Children’s Books – 14 Great Kids Books About Oklahoma

Buffalo eating, in Oklahoma. Childrens Books About Oklahoma

The Ultimate List of Books about Oklahoma for Children

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Children’s Books About Oklahoma

Someday is Now: Clara Luper and the Oklahoma City Sit-Ins, by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

Jingle Dancer, by Cynthia Leitich Smith

A girl celebrates in a ceremony, as part of Creek Nation

Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre, by Carole Boston Weatherford and Floyd Cooper

Sprouting Wings, by Shari Becker, Louisa Jaggar and Floyd Cooper

 

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Wilma’s Way’s Home, by Doreen Rappaport and Linda Kukuk

Wilma Mankiller, a chief of Cherokee Nation

We are grateful: Otsaliheliga, by Traci Sorell, illustrated by Frané Lessac

A book in English and Cherokee

Soft Rain: A Story of the Cherokee Trail of Tears, by Cornelia Cornelissen

This is a short novel, designed for about 4th grade, or a read-aloud novel.

Saltypie, by Tim Tingle and Karen Clarkson

A story of a boy and his grandpa in a Choctaw family

 

The First Fire: A Cherokee Story, by Brad Wagnon, illustrated by Alex Stephenson

How The World Was Made – A Cherokee Story, by Brad Wagnon, illustrated by Alex Stephenson

O is for Oklahoma: Written by Kids for Kids, by Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma

good for preschoolers

Sequoyah: The Cherokee Man Who Gave His People Writing, by James Rumford

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story, by Kevin Noble Maillard

Author is a member of the Seminole Nation, Mekusukey Band.

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal, by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illustrations by R. Gregory Christie

Bass Reeves escaped slavery, first African American Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi.

 

Oklahoma Vocabulary to Highlight:

Cherokee Nation

Creek Nation

Trail of Tears

Sequoyah

original name: Indian Territory, until 1890

last state in the mainland 48 United States states

Tulsa Massacre 1921

 

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