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Children's Fiction (57 Books)


Children's Fiction is a subcategory of children's literature which includes both fantasy and realistic fiction (both contemporary and historical). This genre would also include the school story, a genre unique to children's literature in which the boarding school is a common setting.

 
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Ai'Ai

By: Kawike Napoleon

The 'Aha Punana Leo, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was established in 1983 to serve the Hawaiian speaking community and focus on education through Hawaiian. Punana Leo preschools, the first Native American language immersion program in the United States, began the process of revitalizing Hawaiian in 1984 through full day programs conducted entirely in Hawaiian. Hawaiian had by then become nearly extinct as a result of a government ban in 1896 of all public educ...

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Kekanaka Mahiai Pomaikai

By: Lilinoe Andrews

The internationally known Aha Punana Leo, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was established in 1983 to revitalize the nearly extinct Hawaiian language and establish schools taught entirely through that language. The following year, the organization founded the first Punana Leo school which was also the first Native American language immersion school in the United States. After the Punana Leo families changed an 1896 law banning Hawaiian language schools, the Punana...

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Na Keiki 'Elima

By: William H. Wilson

The ?Aha Punana Leo, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was established in 1983 to serve the Hawaiian speaking community and focus on education through Hawaiian. Punana Leo preschools, the first Native American language immersion program in the United States, began the process of revitalizing Hawaiian in 1984 through full day programs conducted entirely in Hawaiian. Hawaiian had by then become nearly extinct as a result of a government ban in 1896 of all public educ...

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Na Koko O Keia Keiki Hawai'I

By: William H. Wilson

The internationally known Aha Punana Leo, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was established in 1983 to revitalize the nearly extinct Hawaiian language and establish schools taught entirely through that language. The following year, the organization founded the first Punana Leo school which was also the first Native American language immersion school in the United States. After the Punana Leo families changed an 1896 law banning Hawaiian language schools, the Punana...

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Kane'Ohe : Where I Live

By: Julie Stewart Williams

This book is about a young child and his life living in Kaneohe, Oahu.

Kaneohe! Kaneohe! My home where I live. My aina where I live. My family. My ohana. My ohana dear. My mom and my dad. My kupuna, too.

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He Ka'Ao No Hauwahine Laua O Meheanu

By: Samuel M. Kamakau

1. Opio (children and youth) Kanakapi lives up to his name (stingy man). When the two wahine ask Kanakapi to share his fish, he says, “Ewalu wale no au manini—I have only eight fish.” Why does Kanakapi tell them he has only eight, even though his net is full What happens after Kanakapi tells the lie What do we learn from Kanakapis behavior 2. ohana (extended family) Kanakapi took more fish than he needed and was slow to share with others. As an ohana, discuss the va...

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E Ku'U Hiapo

By: Kawehi Keolanui

Nona na kuleana a pau. A'ole e hana kope 'ia këia puke a i'ole kekahi hapa o keia puke, ma na 'ano like 'ole a pau me ka'ae'ole ma ka palapala o ka mea nona ke kuleana.

Ua pau ke kula, a ua kii koke ia o Kamalu. I kona kau ana ma luna o ke kaa, aia kona mama me kona papa ma laila. Ua ano puiwa o ia a ua komo ka hauoli i loko ona no ka mea aole keia he mea maamau. Ua maopopo ia Kamalu, ua loaa kekahi mea kuikawa o ia la.

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Kumu'Ulu

By: Keoni Kelekolio

Olelo Hai Mua He puke keia i piha i na moolelo Hawaii no ka oukou heluhelu ana. Nui na mea i hiki ke ao ia ma na moolelo Hawaii kahiko a he nui na olelo ao. Ia oukou e heluhelu ana, e huli i keia mau mea waiwai ia kakou na Hawaii. He pili no i ko kakou noho ana i keia wa. E ulu ka hoi i ke ao a na kupuna!

Ua pai ia ma ka Nupepa Kuokoa (Iune 8, 1906) he moolelo au moana no Molokai i like me keia moolelo no Niihau. Eia Hou Keia Moolelo Au Moana O keia moolelo au moana ma lalo iho nei, ua loaa mai ia makou mai kekahi makuahine i hilinai ia, ana i lohe ai ma muli o ka loaa ana o keia moolelo au moana o Molokai.1 Pela hoi ia e hoike ia aku nei no keia au moana. I ka makahiki 1842, ua haalele akula kekahi ohana i ka mokupuni o Niihau ma luna o ka waa, a holo aela no Kauai. He e...

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Ke Kamalii Wahineo Huilua a Me Kamapuaa (Princess Huilua and Kamapuaa)

By: May Parker

Na Kamalei—He Papahana Ho‘ona‘auao Kamali‘i ia no loko mai o kekahi hui ku i ka ‘auhau ‘ole no ka ‘oiwi Hawai‘i. Aia kekahi i loko o keia ‘ahahui he polokalamu ho‘ona‘auao makua/kamali‘i no ka lawelawe ‘ana i na ‘ohana o Ko‘olauloa ma ka mokupuni o O‘ahu. Me ke kokua kala ‘ana o ka Administration for Native Americans no ka pahana Na Kama o Ko‘olauLoa, ha‘awi keia ‘ahahui i na ‘ohana i mau lawelawe ‘ohana a me na ha‘awina ho‘ona‘auao ho‘i no ka ulu maika‘i ‘ana o...

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No Ka Huinaha Ma Ka Hale Ku’Ai

By: Liana Honda

Kakoo a paipai ka Hale Kuamoo-Kikowaena Olelo Hawaii i ka hookumu ana i ka olelo Hawaii, o ia ka olelo kaiapuni o na kula, o ke aupuni, o na oihana like ole, i lohe ia mai hoi ka olelo Hawaii mai o a o o Hawaii Pae Aina. Na ka Hale Kuamoo e hoomohala i na haawina e pono ai ka holomua o ka olelo Hawaii ana ma na ano poaiapili like ole e like hoi me ka haawina olelo Hawaii no na kula olelo Hawaii, na papahana kakoo kumu, ka nupepa oNa Maka O Kana, a me ka puke wehewehe o M...

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No Ka 'Ilio Mo'O

By: Eve Furchgott

O KAnAKAOLE, ua hana o ia e like me kana hana kumau. Ua huki o ia i ke kalo lehua, a hoomoa ma ka imu. I ka moa pono ana o ke kalo, o ke kui akula no ia ona i ka ai a loaa mai ka poi lehua ono e like me ka Kaahumanu i kauoha mai ai. Ua hookomo ia ka poi i ka umeke ai a makaukau ihola no ka lawe ia i Honolulu.

No KA wahine ui e noho ana ma luna o Konahuanui, aole o ia i ike pinepine ia. Aka, ua ike ia no nae kona ano he eepa maoli no. O ke ano o kona kino, he hapa moo, hapa kanaka. A wahi a kahiko, he pilina ko ka moo me ka ilio moo. No ia moolelo kupanaha nei, ua hele a laha loa, i kaao nui hoi, i waena o ke alo alii a me ko ka aina laula. Nani hoi ka maopopo i ka nui kanaka no ke ano e o ka ilio moo, ua lilo ka ilio i mea e makau ai na kanaka hele i ka po. A i ka hele ana o...

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The Brindled Dog (No Ka I'Lio Mo'O)

By: Kawehi Avelino

The Hawaiian language is alive and growing in influence. Hawaiian is now the primary language in many classrooms and other settings, but there is still a great need to make Hawaiian more accessible to more learners. To address this need, we have included basic Hawaiian words and phrases in the English translation of No ka’Ilio Mo’o. A Hawaiian language lesson and glossary are also included at the back of this book to provide additional learning opportunities. Our hop...

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E Hele Kaua I Kahakai

By: University of Hawai'i at Hilo

Hale Kuamoo- Kakoo a paipai ka Hale Kuamoo-Kikowaena Olelo Hawaii i ka hookumu ana i ka olelo Hawaii, o ia ka olelo kaiapuni o na kula, o ke aupuni, o na oihana like ole, i lohe ia mai hoi ka olelo Hawaii mai o a o o Hawaii Pae Aina. Na ka Hale Kuamoo e hoomohala nei i na haawina e pono ai ka holomua o ka olelo Hawaii ana ma na ano poaiapili like ole e like hoi me ka haawina olelo Hawaii no na kula olelo Hawaii, na papahana kakoo kumu, ka nupepa o Na Maka O Kana, a me ...

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No Ka 'Ulili Niu

By: Eve Furchgott

Kakoo a paipai ka Hale Kuamoo-Kikowaena Olelo Hawaii i ka hookumu ana i ka olelo Hawaii, o ia ka olelo kaiapuni o na kula, o ke aupuni, o na oihana like ole, i lohe ia mai hoi ka olelo Hawaii mai o a o o Hawaii Pae Aina. Na ka Hale Kuamoo e hoomohala nei i na haawina e pono ai ka holomua o ka olelo Hawaii ana ma na ano poaiapili like ole e like hoi me ka haawina olelo Hawaii no na kula olelo Hawaii, na papahana kakoo kumu, ka nupepa o Na Maka O Kana, a me ka puke weheweh...

Noonoo nui ka ohana i ke kaumaha o ka lakou wahi keikikane. Olelo akula ke kupunakane, " Aole ka ohe hano ihu he kokua nona. Pehea kakou e kokua aku ai i ia wahi keiki" Pane koke ke kupunawahine, "Pono ia ia ka ulili niu."

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Kekahi Mau Hana Aloha a Kamehameha

By: Eve Furchgott

Kakoo a paipai ka Hale Kuamoo-Kikowaena Olelo Hawaii i ka hookumu ana i ka olelo Hawaii, o ia ka olelo kaiapuni o na kula, o ke aupuni, o na oihana like ole, i lohe ia mai hoi ka olelo Hawaii mai o a o o Hawaii Pae Aina. Na ka Hale Kuamoo e hoomohala nei i na haawina e pono ai ka holomua o ka olelo Hawaii ana ma na ano poaiapili like ole e like hoi me ka haawina olelo Hawaii no na kula olelo Hawaii, na papahana kakoo kumu, ka nupepa o Na Maka O Kana, a me ka puke weheweh...

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Ko'U Lima

By: Liana Iaea Honda

Kakoo a paipai ka Hale Kuamoo-Kikowaena Olelo Hawaii i ka hookumu ana i ka olelo Hawaii, o ia ka olelo kaiapuni o na kula, o ke aupuni, o na oihana like ole, i lohe ia mai hoi ka olelo Hawaii mai o a o o Hawaii Pae Aina. Na ka Hale Kuamoo e hoomohala nei i na haawina e pono ai ka holomua o ka olelo Hawaii ana ma na ano poaiapili like ole e like hoi me ka haawina olelo Hawaii no na kula olelo Hawaii, na papahana kakoo kumu, ka nupepa o Na Maka O Kana, a me ka puke weheweh...

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Na Makana a Na I'A (The Fish and Their Gifts)

By: Joshua Kaiponohea Stender

The Fish and Their Gifts/Na Makana a Na 'Ia is just such a student-created product. Written and illustrated by ten middle- and high-school students, this book is the result of an interdisciplinary book-publishing project integrating English Language Arts, Fine Arts, Hawaiian Language, Hawaiian Studies, and Science and Technology.

He kula hoamana no ka lehulehu o ke kenekulia hou o Kanu o ka Aina. Mai ka papa malaao a hiki i ka papa umikumalua, he kula no ia e nana nui i na pono o ke kaiaulu a e hooikaika nei he elua olelo. o ka olelo Hawaii a me ka olelo Pelekane, me ka nana nui i ka moomeheu Hawaii. Aia ke kula ma Waimea kuaaina ma ka moku o Kohala i ka aoao akau o Hawaii mokupuni (o ia hoi ka mokupuni nui loa ma ka hema loa o ka paeaina o Hawaii. ) Pili ka manao o “Kanu o ka aina” i ka poe...

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Kuleana

By: William K. Wallace

The project goal is to provide families with services and opportunities that foster culturally appropriate and healthy development of a balanced child. The oral legacy within our community strengthens our families and produces stories that bring meaning to our lives and that help identify who we are and where we are from. Our resource partners are Ko‘olauloa community organizations that support the advancement of Native Hawaiian children and their families through the cr...

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O Kaina Ke Kumu Koa

By: Eve Furchgott

i kekahi kakahiaka, ike ihola o ia he one ko lalo o kona mau aa, aole hoi o ka lepo paa o uka. Aia ka hoi o ia ma kahakai! O kona pioloke aela no ia me ka imi pu aku no i ka lepo e kupaa ai, aole nae i loaa. Aue! He ano e no keia wahi, he okoa ia, aole i like me na mea maamau o kona wahi noho i uka. Nune ihola o Kaina, “Pehea la au i hiki mai ai ma anei” Komo aela ka hopohopo i loko ona. “ Ma hea la hoi kuu ohana a me na hoaaloha” i ninau ai o ia. Huli akula o ia...

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Kuola a Me Iosepa (Kuola and Iosepa)

By: William K. Wallace

Haawi ia mai la ke kala no ua papahana nei e Administration for Native Americans. O ka pahuhopu nui o ua papahana nei ka hoolako ia mai o na hana lawelawe a me na ano mea like ole nana e paipai aku i ke ao ana mai o na mea i pili loa i ka nohona Hawaii a me ka ulu maikai ana o ke keiki ola kupono (he keiki i hanai maikai ia). O wai la kakou No hea mai kakou Ua panu ia na ninau. Ua hooikaika ia iho la ka ohana a ua hoopuka ia iho la na moolelo nana e hoakaaka i ke kumu o ...

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