Roots - A Native American History Project



Bradby, Marie and Chris Soentpiet. Momma, Where Are You From? New York:Orchard Books, 2000.

Fletcher, Ralph. Live Writing – Breathing Life into your Words. New York: Avon Books, Inc. 1999.

Flournoy, Valerie. The Patchwork Quilt. Dial. 1985.

Fox, Mem. Wilfrid. Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. Kane/Miller. 1984.

Giese, Becky. ”Family History Project”. Cleburne, Texas. 1994.

Lyon, George Ella. Where I’m From. Spring, Texas: Absey & Company, 1999.

Martin, Bill, Jr. and John Archambault. Knots on a Counting Rope. Henry Holt. 1987.

Rylant, Cynthia. The Relatives Came. Bradbury. 1985.

Rylant, Cynthia. When I Was Young in the Mountains. Dutton. 1982.

Say, Allen. Grandfather’s Journey. Houghton Mifflin. 1993.

Tingle, Tim. Saltypie, A Choctaw Journey from Darkness into Light. El Paso: Cinco Puntos Press. 2010.

Tingle, Tim. Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom. El Paso: Cinco Puntos Press. 2008.

Curtis, Jamie Lee. When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old’s Memoir of her Youth. HarperCollins. 1994.

Winston, Linda. Keepsakes (Using Family Stories in Elementary Classrooms). Portsmouth: Heinemann. 1997.   


Web sites


  Covert, Brenda. “Descriptive Writing”

 Covert, Brenda.“Life Poetry”.

   Runyon, Jane.“Books Tell the Story”