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New from Louise Erdrich!


LaRose: A Novel

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.

Birchbark Books Exclusive!

Each copy of LaRose purchased from Birchbark Books is signed by Louise and will include a copy of a page of the original hand-written manuscript. Order yours today.

Featured Books

The Road Back to Sweetgrass
by Linda LeGarde Grover
The Road Back to Sweetgrass
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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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Birchbark Books Reading Series

Wednesday, June 1st @ 7pm
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The Birchbark Books Reading Series is pleased to present James AutioSharon ChmielarzKasey Payette, and Lynette Reini-Grandell. Curated by Michael Kiesow Moore and Ardie Medina, the reading series features new, emerging, and established writers quarterly September through May. View the series flyer for details about the writers and the event. Hope to see you there. Bring a friend!

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