2014 Awards

A color brochure of the 2014 award recipients is available to print and share.

The American Indian Library Association (AILA), an affiliate of the American Library Association, has selected “Caribou Song, Atihko Oonagamoon” (2012), written by Tomson Highway, illustrated by John Rombough; “How I Became a Ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story” (2013), written by Tim Tingle; and “Killer of Enemies” (2013), written by Joseph Bruchac, as recipients of the 2014 American Indian Youth Literature Awards. One title was selected as an Honor Book in the Middle School category and one title was named as an Honor Book in the Young Adult category.

Picture Book
Caribou Song, Atihko Oonagamoon

by Tomson Highway, John Rombough (illustrator) Fifth House, 2012

Middle School
How I Became a Ghost: A Choctaw Trail of Tears Story

by Tim Tingle The Roadrunner Press, 2013

Young Adult
Killer of Enemies

by Joseph Bruchac Tu Books, 2013

Honor Books
Middle School
Danny Blackgoat, Navajo Prisoner

by Tim Tingle 7th Generation, 2013

Young Adult
If I Ever Get Out of Here

by Eric Gansworth Arthur A. Levin Books, 2013