Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids by Cynthia L. Smith

Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids

Cynthia L. Smith

fiction childrens short stories reflective slow-paced

320 pages


Edited by award-winning and bestselling author Cynthia Leitich Smith, this collection of intersecting stories by both new and veteran Native writers bursts with hope, joy, resilience, the strength of community, and Native pride. Native families fr...
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Community Reviews

summary of 11 ratings (see reviews)


emotional 100%
inspiring 100%
reflective 100%
informative 66%
mysterious 66%
funny 33%
hopeful 33%
lighthearted 33%


fast 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

N/A: 50% | Yes: 50%

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