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Summer Reading 2021

Information about Summer Reading at Central Catholic High School

About the Book


Purchase (see note below)
Borrow (requires public library card, unlimited readers via the Hoopla app from Multnomah County)

Important Note:  

Redbone is available to read digitally, at no cost, using a Multnomah County Library card.   Any person attending school within Multnomah County qualifies for a Multnomah County Library Card.  Accessing the digital version of the book uses the  Hoopla app.

See the links below for information about getting a public library card and the hoopla app.

Why Choose This Book?


The True Story of a Native American Rock BandRedbone by Christian Staebler

by Christian Staebler, Sonia Paolini, illustrated by Thibault Balahy

"Presents the history of the Native American rock band Redbone, who rose to fame while maintaining their cultural identity, and took a stand as the American Indian Movement in the 1970s gained momentum..

"Well-researched and well-paced, this book will introduce a new generation to the music and impact of Redbone. Musicians with heart put their people before profits in an inspirational tale."

- Kirkus Review

Read this book if...

  • You like to go "behind the music"
  • You are interested in Indigenous history, but aren't sure where to start
  • You enjoy non-fiction comics



Wounded Knee - Redbone

More About the Book

The Creative Team

The co-authors and illustrators are all based in France.  

About the Band

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