Celebrate Fall with Head Start

Family, Tradition and Holidays

This collection of book resources will help children learn about some of the holidays we celebrate in the fall. Explore stories about Native American traditions, a young girl's first powwow, and an alphabet book to honor those who serve. Use these activites, lessons, and games to help young readers contextualize Thanksgiving, Native American Heritage Month, and Veteran's Day. 

Written by Chief Jake Swamp

An American Indian celebration of Mother Earth.

Pre-K - 6th

Written by Cynthia Leitich Smith

Dreaming of continuing the tradition that has been a part of her family for generations, a young girl finds a way to make her dress “sing” so she can jingle dance at powwow.

Pre-K - 5th

Written by Harriet Peck Taylor

In this retelling of a Wasco Indian legend about the constellations, a curious coyote sets out to...

Pre-K - 3rd

Written by Devin Scillian

Written by the son of a career officer, this book explores the branches of the Armed Services and...

1st - 4th