Read Native 2021 – Youth Challenge

Join the American Indian Library Association in its first ever Read Native challenge. This challenge runs all year long to celebrate and recognize Indigenous authors, scientists, legislators, storytellers, and creators. When you've completed the challenge, send your filled-in log to for the chance to win a prize. And please feel free to "double dip" while participating in ELPL events, such as the March is Reading Month Challenge or the Summer Reading Program!

To see the youth challenge log, go here.

For book suggestions to help you get started, see the following lists:
Read Native - Picture Books and Upper Elementary
Read Native - Middle Grade
Read Native - Young Adult

If you need help finding a book to fit into a specific category, please contact youth librarian Caitlyn Stypa at 

For more information about the challenge, and to access the adult challenge, go here.