Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-166) and index. "Wildest imaginings about Indians" : contemporary young adult fiction by non-Indian authors -- The American Indian renaissance and contemporary young adult literature -- Perils on the frontier and imaginary American Indian protagonists in young adult historical fiction -- Running the gauntlet : fictional captivity narratives in young adult literature -- Historical fiction : the controversy over My heart is on the ground -- "The best teller of stories" : American Indian-themed historical fiction for young adults -- American Indian topics in young adult nonfiction -- Nonfiction : American Indian life stories.
- LCC: PS173
- Dewey Decimal: 810.9/352997
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xvii, 183 p. ; 23 cm.
- Edition Info: (hardcover : alk. paper)
- Young adult literature, American -- History and criticism
- Indians in literature
- American literature -- Indian authors -- History and criticism
- Indians of North America -- Biography -- History and criticism
- Young adults -- Books and reading -- United States
- Indians of North America -- Intellectual life
- Indians of North America -- Historiography
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