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Fry Bread

Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

"Fry bread is us. It is a celebration of old and new, traditional and modern, similarity and difference."
Fry Bread is a story told in lively and powerful verse by Seminole Nation member Kevin Noble Maillard, with vibrant art from Pura Belpre Award winner Juana Martinez-Neal.
Age Groups: Big Kids, Little Kids
Skills: Culture, Similarities and Differences, Social Emotional
Author: Written by Kevin Noble Maillard and Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal

Discussion Questions

  • What is Fry Bread?
  • What are some of the different reasons why Fry Bread is important?
  • Is there a special food that brings your family together?
  • Different cultures eat different foods! Can you think of any foods that are important in OUR culture?


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