Native American Authors
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Cynthia Leitich Smith, a mixedblood member of the Muscogee Creek tribe, is a children’s author from Austin, TX.
Online resources by or about Cynthia Leitich Smith:
Children’s Author Cynthia Leitich Smith
Author: Cynthia Leitich Smith and Greg H. Leitich
Description: This official author site features biographical information, children’s literature bibliographies, articles, interviews, links, and a quarterly e-newsletter.
Cynthia Leitich Smith, author of Jingle Dancer – Interview
Author: Taylor Fogarty
Description: An interview with Cynthia Leitich Smith, from American Western Magazine‘s ReadTheWest.com web site.
Meet the Author – Cynthia Leitich Smith
Author: Joanne Spataro
Description: An interview with the author from FreshAir TeenZine, mainly about “Jingle Dancer.”
Books by Cynthia Leitich Smith:
Smith, Cynthia Leitich. Indian Shoes
New York : Harper Collins, 2002.
Smith, Cynthia Leitich. Jingle dancer
New York : Morrow Junior Books, 2000.
Smith, Cynthia Leitich. Rain is Not My Indian Name
New York : Harper Collins, 2001.
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