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Fry Bread
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story | Kevin Noble Maillard
67 posts | 45 read | 9 to read
Told in lively and powerful verse by debut author Kevin Noble Maillard, Fry Bread is an evocative depiction of a modern Native American family, vibrantly illustrated by Pura Belpre Award winner and Caldecott Honoree Juana Martinez-Neal. Fry bread is food. It is warm and delicious, piled high on a plate. Fry bread is time. It brings families together for meals and new memories. Fry bread is nation. It is shared by many, from coast to coast and beyond. Fry bread is us. It is a celebration of old and new, traditional and modern, similarity and difference.
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cm779518
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This book is a winner of the Robert Sibert Informational Book Award. This book tells readers how fry bread became apart of the Native Americans lives. Very interesting book.

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Addie0822
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Author: Kevin Noble Maillard
Illustrator: Juana Martinez-Neal
Published: Oct 22, 2019
Genre: Fiction
Awards: American Indian Youth Literature Award Book
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award

Addie0822 Fry bread is the food that was discovered through the depression and means for survival. This story focuses on the Navajo people and how they were kicked off their lands because it was taken over by the pioneers. The Navajo people had very limited resources so the government sent the fry bread. It is important to the Native American culture because it represents all they have been through. 2mo
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Loganfairbanks
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This book was published in 2019 and received the American Indian Youth Literature Award. This book is a Native American story that is about culture and tradition. Fry bread is a food shared by many Native Americans, and this story highlights how important food can be to a community and culture. I would highly recommend this book and I will definitely use it in my classroom!

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Hcecrle

Fry Bread is a Native American tradition story that depicts family members and friends who take part in history. Making fry bread together has become an important aspect of Native American culture. This story incorporates the traditions of indigenous families and would be great to read to any age group. This story was published in 2019.

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clairebourq_2023
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Description: Fry Bread is a story about a modern Native American family making Fry bread with family and friends. The story explains how Fry bread is made and all the fun they have together baking this bread. It explains that Fry bread is not only food but, art, history, a place, a nation, and everything.
Author & Ill: Kevin Maillard & Juana Martinez-Neal
Genre: Children's Lit., Fiction
Publication: Oct. 22, 2019

clairebourq_2023 Award: American Indian Youth Lit Award
Reason for Award: Book that represent indigenous Native American peoples in the fullness of their humanity
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mahala28
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mahala28

I‘ve never wanted to eat fry bread more tha after the beauty of this story

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mahala28
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this books is a beautiful depiction of how fry bread enter native american culture. While the back round to how they ended up in the situation is awful and traumatic, they found at least this lovely outcome from it

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MaddieBrown3
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Name of Award:American Indian Youth Literature Award
Purpose of Award: Presents Indigenous North American people in the fullness of their humanity
Illustrator: Juana Martinez-Neal
Date of Publication: : October 22nd, 2019
Genre: Fiction
Brief Summary: A story about the Seminole Nation...

MaddieBrown3 ...and fry bread. The main character Maillard takes us through Fry Bread history. This talks about how they were forced from their land and were treated horribly by the United States government
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ehrmans
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This story explains how fry bread became a part of many Native Americans' diet after the people were forced from their land and given limited rations by the United States government.

ehrmans Author: Kevin Noble Maillard. Illustrator: Juana Martinez-Neal. Publication date: 2019. Genre: fiction. Awards: American Indian Youth Literature Award.
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mm991518
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Fry Bread by Kevin Noble is a fiction children's book that was published in 2019. It won the American Indian Youth Literature Award. It is about fry bread which is a flat dough bread that is fried in oil, shortening or lard which is a tradition to the Navajo people. This is a great book for any elementary age and i would love to read it to my class.

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gclift
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Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story was written by Kevin Noble Maillard and published in 2019. This is a beautiful book about how fry bread became apart of Native American culture. This book has won the Sibert Medal and the American Indian Youth Literature Honor Award.

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Hannahhh7
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Fry Bread is a historical nonfiction book written by Kevin Noble Maillard. It was published in 2019. This book contains a lot of information about Native Americans and how they lived after American Colonization. This book has won the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award.

Hannahhh7 This Book has also won the American Indian Youth Literature Award. 2mo
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Brandy522
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Title: Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story
Author: Kevin Noble Maillard
Published: October 22, 2019
Genre: Fiction
Awards: American Indian Youth Literature Award Book

Brandy522 Summary: Fry bread is the food that was born out of depression and survival. This story is about how the Navajo people were kicked off their land because the pioneers wanted it all to them selves. the Navajos people had limited resource, so the U.S. government sent them fry bread. This bread is important to Native American Culture because it represents the perseverance and the pain that the Navajo people went through. 2mo
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erinhannahs
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Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story was written by Kevin Noble Maillard. This story shares the importance of fry bread; a Native American food that is important to the culture. I absolutely love this story!

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Jburns13

This book is about how the famous “ Fry Bread'' became a huge part of Native Americans and their daily diet.This happened and took place right after they were forced to leave their land behind and given limited rations of essential things needed in life.

Jburns13 Published: October 22, 2019

Author: Kevin Noble Maillard

Illustrator: Juana Martinez- Neal

Genre: Fiction

Awards: Robert F. Sibert- Medal, Best books of the year on amazon, Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice, NPR Best book of the year, Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year.
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sarahyurco
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Published: 2019
This book talks about the procedure of making Fry Bread, a Native American traditional food. It goes into detail about how it looks, sounds, smells, and tastes using vivid sensory language that brings it to life and teaches about the culture.
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Award Medal, Amazon.com Best Books of the Year, Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice, NPR Best Book of the Year, Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year

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channingfortney
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This is an informational book all about fry bread. It describes what exactly it is, and then goes through all of the senses and what is fitting with fry bread. It is a Native American family story. I wouldn‘t recommend this book just because I don‘t necessarily see a use for it in the classroom. It won the Robert F. Sibert Informational Award

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loganhiller

Fry Bread is an informational children's book about Fry Bread, which is exactly what it sounds like- an informational text Fry Bread. Fry Bread is a Native American recipe and this book illustrates a young girl making the bread.

This book is a slow read, and although I appreciate the information inside, I would not recommend it for a read-aloud, unless planning to make Fry Bread while learning about Native American culture.

loganhiller This is a Robert Sibert Award Winner!
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laurenebailey14
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Fry Bread describes to the reader what Fry Bread is, its shape, sound, color, flavor, history, where it originated, and much more. It tells us about what fry bread means to the Native American culture.

laurenebailey14 -Robert F. Sibert Award 2020
-Amazon.com Best Books of the Year.
-Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice.
-NPR Best Book of the Year.
-Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year.

While this book was okay, it lacked depth and interest from the readers standpoint. I would only recommend this book if you were to be making fry bread in class.
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allycrothers
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Published - 2019
Author - Kevin Noble Maillard
Genre- Fiction
Award- Robert Sibert Award
A touching story about a Native-American family coming together to make bread. The illustrations and the words used are beautiful and i love the dynamic of this book. It would be perfect for any classroom setting!

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jdowney

“Fry bread is art
sculpture, landscape, portrait
Our daily craft
Shared from teacher to student
A cycle of heritage and fortune”

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jdowney

This would be a good book you use when taking about Native American culture. You could connect it to other cultures to find what might be similar to fry bread. Is there something in each culture which brings families together and is more than just food?

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jdowney
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Published in 2019, this book won the Sibert Medal. This is a wonderful story about Native American families. With descriptive and colorful language, including lots of similes and metaphors, it describes the process to make fry bread. It also connects fry bread to different aspects of Native American heritage and history.

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emmadomo

Fry Bread is place. Cities and lands we call home.

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emmadomo
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This fictional story illustrates the importance of food and culture within families. One dish can mean so much and applies to all of the senses! Fry Bread is a recipe that will follow the family forever and establishes a sense of home and goodness. This book received the Sibert Medal.

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kierstenkaplan
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This book was a Siebert award winner in 2020. It was published in 2019. This book shows that we are one human species living very different lives but we are all just trying to live our lives in the best way we can. It would be such a good lesson for children to learn differences and characteristics.

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kierstenkaplan

“Fry bread is time, on weekdays and holidays, supper or dinner, powwows and festivals, moments together with family and friends”

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kierstenkaplan
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I love how they are all placed in different places doing different things!

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katifurrey

The illustrations were really good in the book and I loved the sense of community throughout.

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katifurrey
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This book was published in 2020 and has won the Robert F. Sibert Award. It shows the importance of community and how simple and small things can people bring people together.

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katifurrey

“Fry bread is color. Golden brown, tan, or yellow. Deep like coffee, sienna, or earth. Light like snow and cream. Warm like rays of sun.”

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Gracehake

“We strengthen each other to learn, change, and survive”

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Gracehake

The illustrations really represent community and generations that come together to make and enjoy fry bread

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Gracehake
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This book is about a Native American family that is making fry bread. They talk about how fry bread can be many different things like, food, shape, sound, color, flavor, time, art, history, and so much more. It embraces community and culture.

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ashleyweer

Fry Bread is an amazing book! It made me realize there are not a lot of books on Native American families, and I don‘t want that to be the case in my future classroom. I want to make sure every culture is highlighted and I think this book did a great job doing that.

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ashleyweer
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Fry Bread, winner of the The Robert F. Sibert Medal, is an amazing story. It goes through a Native American Family, and how fry bread connects them all together. Not only does the fry bread connect their family, it connects them to their history and other Native American families as well.

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ashleyweer

“Fry bread is everything
Round, flat, large, small
North, South, East, West
Brown, yellow, black, white
Familiar and foreign, old and new
We come together”

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Emitalski

“Fry bread is us. We are still here elder and young friend and neighbor. We strengthen each other to learn, change, and survive”.

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Emitalski

The illustrations are beyond detailed and match the story line perfectly. I really enjoy all of the drawings and different emotions depicted. Not to mention the illustrator is a Caldecott honor winner

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Emitalski
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Fry bread by Kevin Noble Maillard and Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal was published in 2020 and is a Robert F. Seibert medal winner. This book is the story of a Native American family who still celebrates and remembers their ancestors by food, fry bread. The illustrations are graphite and depict all types of children enjoying the beloved fry bread. This book really highlights how cuisine is an incredibly important aspect of culture.

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Apolandvery

“We strengthen each other to learn, change, and survive”

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Apolandvery

I love the illustrations that bring recognition to the ones before us and show the history of the family.

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Apolandvery
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Fry Bread A Native American Family Story, written by Kevin Noble Maillard and illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal is a Caldecott Honor winner and a recipient of the Robert F.Sibert Medal. This book embracing community and culture. It focuses on the native nations and It portrays a beautiful message that even though we may be different we are all so similar. Food can bring people together.

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delaneylabelle23

I love how the book explained that fry bread can be a good, art, time, flavor, color, sound, history, and many more things. In the back of the book they explained why in even more detail with factual evidence. This shows that fry bread is way more important than just a food.

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delaneylabelle23
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I really liked this book. I liked that this book showed how important fry bread was to the people in the story. I also loved the lasts page when it gave the back story on why fry bread is so important.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Winner
The Robert F. Sibert medal.

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delaneylabelle23

“Round, flat, large, small North, South, East, West, Brown, yellow, black, white Familiar and foreign, old and new We come together”