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BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS ABOUT THE INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCE.

Dear Match Book,

I have two granddaughters, ages 11 and 12, and some distant relatives who lived in Oklahoma’s Cherokee County. I am looking for recommendations for books about Native Americans and indigenous people that would be appropriate for a young age group. Thanks for your thoughts.

JACK W. BEALRIDGEFIELD, CONN.

Dear Jack,

In junior high school I read two books that I swiftly absorbed into

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