Read Indigenous

Read Indigenous is a yearly list of must-read titles written by Indigenous authors, writers, illustrators and knowledge keepers for all ages. The list is just a selection and there are many more you can read. So don't stop here.

The titles have been selected with Toronto Public Library's Indigenous Advisory Council.


Read some of the best Indigenous writers and illustrators on Turtle Island.

Adult book list


Discover novels, short stories and graphic novels written by Indigenous authors and thinkers.

Teen book list


Find a selection of some of the best books for kids by Indigenous writers and illustrators.

Children's book list

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