A story about the staple food of many Native American families. ‘Fry Bread’ isn’t just food, it combines Native American culture and history. Additional information about Native American culture and historical context is provided on the last pages as well as a recipe for ‘Fry Bread’.
The illustrations accompanying the text allow young readers to understand and enjoy the story regardless of their language level. The book can also be used in a read-aloud or read-along session. Interdisciplinary teaching is possible, as aspects of Native American history and culture can be addressed in English as well as History class.
Maillard, Kevin Noble. Fry Bread. Roaring Brook, 2019. 48 pp., ISBN 9781626727465