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New from Louise Erdrich

Makoons

Makoons (Birchbark House)

Now Available! Book 5 in the beloved Birchbark House series. Named for the Ojibwe word for little bear, Makoons and his twin, Chickadee, have traveled with their family to the Great Plains of Dakota Territory. There they must learn to become buffalo hunters and once again help their people make a home in a new land. But Makoons has had a vision that foretells great challenges—challenges that his family may not be able to overcome. Signed by Louise.


LaRose

LaRose: A Novel

Now Available! In this literary masterwork, Louise wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in indigenous culture. Signed by Louise.

The glowing reviews are rolling in. Find a full list of links to reviews, videos, interviews and more on the LaRose Media and Reviews page.

Featured Books

The Road Back to Sweetgrass
by Linda LeGarde Grover
The Road Back to Sweetgrass
  • Price: $14.95    (Paperback)
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Thunder Boy Jr.
by Sherman Alexie
Thunder Boy Jr.
  • Price: $17.99    (Hardcover)
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A novel set in northern Minnesota, following a trio of American Indian women from the 1970s to the present, observing their coming of age and the intersection of their lives as they navigate love, economic hardship, loss, and changing family dynamics.

National Book Award-winner Sherman Alexie's lyrical text and Caldecott Honor-winner Yuyi Morales's striking and beautiful illustrations celebrate the special relationship between father and son.

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