Books by Brenda J. Child

BOWWOW POWWOW by Brenda J. Child
Released: May 1, 2018

"Simultaneously fanciful and reverent, this is a joyous look at a crucial tradition. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Ojibwe protagonist Windy Girl and her new dog, Itchy Boy, enjoy many good times, but none are so good as when they go to a powwow. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 20, 2012

"A fascinating account of a resilient culture that has survived despite oppression."
In a follow-up to her prize-winning study, Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families: 1900-1940 (2000), Child (American Studies/Univ. of Minnesota) chronicles the "history of Ojibwe community life in the Great Lakes," with special emphasis on the role of women. Read full book review >