Quigley, Dawn

Contact Info:

Lives in: Forest Lake, MN

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://dawnquigley.com/

Author of: Children’s Fiction, Children’s Non-Fiction, Picture Books, and Young Adult Fiction

Age Group: Birth-14


Apple in the Middle (NDSU Press)
Native American Heroes (Scholastic Press)
“Joey Reads the Sky” in Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids (HarperCollins|Heartdrum)
Jo Jo Makoons: the Used to be Best Friend (HarperCollins|Heartdrum)

Book Awards:

American Indian Library Youth Award (Apple in the Middle)


Dawn Quigley, Ph.D. and citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibwe, ND, is an assistant professor at a Midwestern university Education Department. She taught English and reading for 18+ years in the K-12 schools along with being an Indian Education program co-director. In addition to her debut coming-of-age Young Adult novel, Apple in the Middle (NDSU Press), Quigley has written “Joey Reads the Sky” in Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids, the chapter book series Jo Jo Makoons: The Used to Be Best Friend (book #1), and Native American Heroes (Scholastic Books). Dawn has over 30 published articles, essays and poems. She lives in Minnesota with her family.

Presentation Title & Description:

Author visits, educator PD on Native American materials

*Also available for virtual visits via Zoom or Skype


Varies, please contact the author for more details