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Fry Bread

Fry bread is soul.

Fry Bread, a Native American food, holds significance beyond its culinary value. Its aroma, texture, appearance, and taste are unifying factors that bring people together. Fry Bread is not just food; it symbolizes family bonding, artistic expression, historical significance, and a sense of belonging to one’s homeland.



We picked this book based on a recommendation. The book is delightful, as it effortlessly imparts heart-touching lessons about the history of the Native American struggle. The gorgeous illustrations complement the story perfectly, easing the heavy-hearted narration for young children.



In Fry Bread, illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal, Kevin Noble Maillard provides valuable insights into an essential aspect of Native American history. The illustrations perfectly complement the text, helping readers fully grasp this traditional food's significance.




Originally published: 2019

Author: Kevin Noble Maillard

Illustrations: Juana Martinez-Neal


Rating basis (of 5.0): Story (5.0), Characters (5.0), Writing Style (5.0), Illustrations (5.0), Cover (4.5) & Ease (4.5)


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