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Rising Voices: Writings of Young Native Americans

by Arlene B. Hirshfelder (compiler) and Beverly R. Singer (compiler)

Published by Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992
115 pages
ISBN: 0-684-19207-1

Age 11 and older

A collection of 62 letters, poems, essays and other writings of contemporary youth is thematically grouped: Identity, Family, Homelands, Ritual and Ceremony, Education and Harsh Realities. The young men and women represent many American Indian heritages and nations in expressing themselves about their bi-cultural experiences. A brief biographical paragraph introduces each writer. Each section is introduced by the compilers with background information helpful to non-Indian readers of this important anthology.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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