New Eagle Books Novels, Toolkit, for Schools
Eagle Books are beautifully written and illustrated stories that use traditional ways and the wisdom of a wise eagle to inspire young readers to find joy in physical activity, eat healthy foods, and learn about type 2 diabetes prevention.
Added recently: Three adventure novels for students in grades 5-9 have been added to the original four stories for pre-K to grade 4 students. So have dozens of free Eagle Books Toolkit downloads including posters, games, crafts, flyers, activity and event planning guides, stationery, and other resources to help solidify the heath messages of the series.
Use the Eagle Books to teach about health, nutrition, language arts, science, physical education, and Native culture. Use them in classrooms, school assemblies, health fairs, parent nights, and field days. The Eagle Books are free to families and to programs that serve American Indian and Alaska Native children and youth.
Order Free Eagle Books – Families or 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
The Eagle Books are produced by the Native Diabetes Wellness Program at the Centers for Disease and Prevention in cooperation with the Tribal Leaders Diabetes Committee and the Indian Health Service. The series includes four original stories, three youth novels, animations, podcasts, graphic novels, and support materials for teachers and communities. The Eagle Books are also part of the Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools curriculum.