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Muinjij Becomes a Man

Muinjij Becomes a Man

by Saqamaw Misel Joe
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 4 to 6
Reading age: 6 to 12
tagged : native american

Muinji’j has been waiting all his life to make this trip with his grandfather-a trip to the city to sell rich otter, beaver and muskrat pelts and bring back supplies to the village. It’s a long expedition that tests Muinji’j’s reserves of strength, patience and maturity. Just as he thinks he and his niskamij have faced all of their challeng …

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Dear Baobab

Dear Baobab

by Cheryl Foggo, illustrated by Qin Leng
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 5 to 8
tagged : emigration & immigration, africa

Maiko has left his village in Africa far behind, moving to live with his aunt and uncle in North America. When he thinks of home he thinks of the large Baobab at the center of his old village. To ease his loneliness, Maiko adopts the little spruce tree in the front yard of his new home. When he learns that the spruce is in danger of being cut down, …

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Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out

True Stories of Teens Educating and Confronting Homophobia
with Planned Parenthood of Toronto
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age: 13 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 13 to 18
tagged : lgbt, self-esteem & self-reliance, teenagers, sexuality & pregnancy

Twenty Gay teens speak out about their lives, about the realization of their sexuality, and the consequences for themselves. These young people discuss the reactions of their friends and families, their schoolmates and society in general.

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Mom and Mum are Getting Married!

Mom and Mum are Getting Married!

by Ken Setterington, illustrated by Alice Priestley
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: p to 3
Reading age: 5 to 8
tagged : alternative family, lgbt

Rosie is surprised to find her Mom dancing alone in the living room, but when Mom announces, “Your Mum and I are getting married!” they can’t wait to start planning the big day. Friends and family come together for a celebration of love.

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Zoe's Extraordinary Holiday Adventures

Zoe's Extraordinary Holiday Adventures

by Christina Minaki
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age: 8 to 11
Grade: 2 to 5
Reading age: 8 to 11
tagged : special needs

Zoe is in a wheelchair and it bugs her that some kids think she’s not smart because her body doesn’t always do what she wants. Then, Zoe learns about the diverse cultures of her friends at school, and realizes she’s not the only different one.

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Little Voice

Little Voice

by Ruby Slipperjack
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age: 9 to 11
Grade: 4 to 7
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A Good Trade

A Good Trade

by Alma Fullerton, illustrated by Karen Patkau
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age: 4 to 8
Grade: k to 3
tagged : africa, homelessness & poverty, values & virtues

In a small Ugandan village, Kato wakes early to start the long, barefoot trek beyond his village and along fields dotted with cattle and guarded by soldiers. His destination is the village well, where he will pump a day's supply of water into two jerry cans. Like every day, Kato lets the water splash over his hot tired feet before carrying his heav …

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The Last Train

The Last Train

A Holocaust Story
by Rona Arato
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age: 9 to 100
Grade: 6 to 17
tagged : historical, holocaust, siblings, judaism

The Last Train is the harrowing true story about young brothers Paul and Oscar Arato and their mother, Lenke, surviving the Nazi occupation during the final years of World War II.  Living in the town of Karcag, Hungary, the Aratos felt insulated from the war — even as it raged all around them. Hungary is allied with Germany to protect its citizen …

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Community Soup

Community Soup

illustrated by Alma Fullerton
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age: 4 to 8
Grade: p to 3
tagged : africa, humorous stories, homelessness & poverty

In a garden outside a Kenyan schoolhouse, teachers and students are gathering their vegetables for soup. But all Kioni brought today were her troublesome goats. How can they contribute?

In a garden outside a Kenyan schoolhouse children are working together to harvest the vegetables they have grown and make them into a soup for everyone to share. But …

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Little You

Little You

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett
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age: 0 to 2
Grade: p
Reading age: 0 to 2
tagged : new baby, nursery rhymes, poetry (see also stories in verse)

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of the hugely successful Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns, has partnered with award-winning illustrator Julie Flett to create a tender board book for babies and toddlers that celebrates the potential of every child. With its delightful contemporary illustrati …

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Branded by the Pink Triangle

Branded by the Pink Triangle

by Ken Setterington
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age: 12 to 21
Grade: 7 to 13
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : holocaust, lgbt, prejudice & racism

A history of the persecution of gay men by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. When the Nazis came to power in Europe, the lives of homosexuals came to be ruled by fear as raids, arrests, prison sentences and expulsions became the daily reality. When the concentration camps were built, homosexuals were imprisoned along with Jews. The pink triangl …

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Child of Dandelions

Child of Dandelions

by Shenaaz G. Nanji
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age: 13 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 13 to 18
tagged : africa, prejudice & racism

It is 1972, and fifteen-year-old Sabine enjoys a comfortable life as the daughter of Indian parents living in Uganda. But her world is turned upside down when President General Idi Amin declares Indians must be “weeded out” of Uganda in ninety days.

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The Contest

The Contest

by Caroline Stellings
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age: 8 to 12
Grade: 3 to 6
Reading age: 8 to 12
tagged : self-esteem & self-reliance, prejudice & racism, native american

Rosy is thrilled when she learns she could win a set of L.M. Montgomery's books from the library in an Anne of Green Gables look-alike contest. But will Rosy, a half-Native brunette, be able to compete with her red-haired and freckled friend Lydia?

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Our New Home

Our New Home

Immigrant Children Speak
by Emily Hearn, edited by Marywinn Milne
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age: 8 to 11
Grade: 4 to 8
Reading age: 8 to 11
tagged : new experience

From the diverse cultures of Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Guyana, Somalia, and others, immigrant children write of the fear, the excitement and challenge of moving to another world and forging a new sense of self in a new land.

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Violet

Violet

by Tania Duprey, illustrated by Vanja Vuleta Jovanovic
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: p to 2
Reading age: 5 to 8
tagged : self-esteem & self-reliance, prejudice & racism

When Violet's father comes to pick her up at school, one of her classmates asks: “How come your Dad is blue and you’re not?” Violet has never even thought about this before. Her mother is red, and her father is blue – so why is she violet?

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A Long Way from Home

A Long Way from Home

by Alice Walsh
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age: 9 to 13
Grade: 4 to 8
Reading age: 9 to 13
tagged : emigration & immigration, prejudice & racism

Thirteen-year-old Rabia, along with her mother and younger brother, flee Afghanistan and the brutal Taliban for Pakistan. Relocating to North America, their flight falls on the fateful morning of 9/11. After the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, their plane is diverted to Gander, Newfoundland. Also on the plane is an Amer …

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When I Was Eight

When I Was Eight

illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard, by Christy Jordan-Fenton & Margaret-Olemaun Pokiak-Fenton
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age: 6 to 9
Grade: 1 to 4
tagged : native canadian

Bestselling memoir Fatty Legs for younger readers.

Olemaun is eight and knows a lot of things. But she does not know how to read. Ignoring her father’s warnings, she travels far from her Arctic home to the outsiders’ school to learn.

The nuns at the school call her Margaret. They cut off her long hair and force her to do menial chores, but she re …

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One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way
by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
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age: 8 to 12
Grade: 3 to 7
tagged : adoption, new experience, cultural heritage

An affecting sequel to Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue from War. Tuyet cannot believe her good fortune. Brought up in a Vietnamese orphanage and rescued from the invading North Vietnamese army, she has been adopted by a kind and loving family in Canada. Tuyet feels safe at last as she adjusts to a new language and unfamiliar customs. But …

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Child Soldier

Child Soldier

When Boys and Girls Are Used in War
by Jessica Dee Humphreys & Claudia Dávila, illustrated by Claudia Dávila
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age: 10 to 14
Grade: 5 to 9
tagged : military & wars, social activists, africa

Michel Chikwanine was five years old when he was abducted from his school-yard soccer game in the Democratic Republic of Congo and forced to become a soldier for a brutal rebel militia. Against the odds, Michel managed to escape and find his way back to his family, but he was never the same again. After immigrating to Canada, Michel was encouraged …

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In a Cloud of Dust

In a Cloud of Dust

by Alma Fullerton, illustrated by Brian Deines
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age: 4 to 8
Grade: k to 3
tagged : africa, friendship, values & virtues

In a Tanzanian village school, Anna struggles to keep up. Her walk home takes so long that when she arrives, it is too dark to do her homework. Working through the lunch hour instead, she doesn’t see the truck from the bicycle library pull into the schoolyard. By the time she gets out there, the bikes are all gone. Anna hides her disappointment, …

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Muinji'j Ji'nmus'sit

Muinji'j Ji'nmus'sit

by Saqamaw Misel Joe
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tagged : native american

Muinji’j has been waiting all his life to make this trip with his grandfather-a trip to the city to sell rich otter, beaver and muskrat pelts and bring back supplies to the village. It’s a long expedition that tests Muinji’j’s reserves of strength, patience and maturity. Just as he thinks he and his niskamij have faced all of their challeng …

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Oscar Lives Next Door

Oscar Lives Next Door

A Story Inspired by Oscar Peterson's Childhood
by Bonnie Farmer, illustrated by Marie Lafrance
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age: 4 to 8
Grade: k to 4
tagged : music, canada

Long before Oscar Peterson became a virtuoso jazz pianist, he was a boy who loved to play the trumpet. When childhood tuberculosis weakened his lungs, Oscar could no longer play his beloved instrument. He took up piano and the rest is history: Oscar went on to become an international jazz piano sensation.
Oscar Lives Next Door is a fictional story …

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An Inuksuk Means Welcome

An Inuksuk Means Welcome

by Mary Wallace
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age: 3 to 7
Grade: p to 2
tagged : customs, traditions, anthropology, alphabet, polar regions

An inuksuk is a stone landmark that different peoples of the Arctic region build to leave a symbolic message. Inuksuit (the plural of inuksuk) can point the way, express joy, or simply say: welcome. A central image in Inuit culture, the inuksuk frames this picture book as an acrostic: readers will learn seven words from the Inuktitut language whos …

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West Meadows Detectives: The Case of the Snack Snatcher

West Meadows Detectives: The Case of the Snack Snatcher

by Liam O'Donnell, illustrated by Aurélie Grand
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age: 7 to 10
Grade: 2 to 5
tagged : mysteries & detective stories, friendship, school & education, special needs

Meet Myron: a third-grade detective who loves logic, facts and solving mysteries. He does not love new things. Unfortunately, everything is new this year: Myron has a new baby sister, his family has moved across town, and now he’s starting his first day at a new school. But when the school kitchen is burgled, leaving the morning snacks nowhere t …

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Dance of the Banished

Dance of the Banished

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
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age: 12 to 15
Grade: 7 to 11
tagged : prejudice & racism, military & wars

Ali and his fiancée Zeynep dream about leaving their home in Anatolia and building a new life together in Canada. But their homeland is controlled by the Turkish government, which is on the brink of war with Britain and Russia. And although Ali finds passage to Canada to work, he is forced to leave Zeynep behind until he can earn enough to bring h …

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Soapstone Signs

Soapstone Signs

by Jeff Pinkney, illustrated by Darlene Gait
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : native canadian, art & architecture

One spring, a nine-year-old Cree boy is visited by a master soapstone carver named Lindy, who gives him four pieces of soapstone. The primary secret to carving, the boy learns, is recognizing that each piece of soapstone already holds its true form inside. Lindy teaches the boy to listen to the soapstone and look to the world around him for signs a …

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Playing With Matches

Playing With Matches

by Suri Rosen
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age: 13
Grade: 9 to 12
tagged : love & romance

When 16-year-old Raina Resnick is expelled from her Manhattan private school, she’s sent to live with her strict aunt — but Raina feels like she’s persona non grata no matter where she goes. Her sister, Leah, blames her for her broken engagement, and she’s a social pariah at her new school. In the tight-knit Jewish community, Raina finds sh …

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No Place for Kids

No Place for Kids

by Alison Lohans
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 6 to 9
tagged : runaways, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

Finalist, Saskatchewan Book Awards, Best Children’s Book

 

 

 

Sisters Jennifer and Sarah were once part of a happy, stable family, but their idyllic life comes to an abrupt halt with the death of their mother. Unable to cope with his grief and the needs of his two young daughters, their father finds comfort in alcohol, gets fired from his job, and l …

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Give Me Wings

Give Me Wings

How a Choir of Slaves Took on the World
by Kathy Lowinger
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age: 11 to 14
Grade: 6 to 9
Reading age: 11 to 14
tagged : civil war period (1850-1877), african american, music
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Because I am a Girl

Because I am a Girl

I Can Change The World
by Rosemary McCarney, with Jen Albaugh & Plan International
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age: 9 to 13
Grade: 4 to 8
Reading age: 8 to 14
tagged : prejudice & racism, homelessness & poverty, girls & women

Rosemary McCarney, President and CEO of Plan International Canada, has followed up the her popular picture book Every Day is Malala Day with a book for middle grade readers, also inspired by her international development work. Working with Plan, Rosemary helped craft its Because I am a Girl global initiative to end gender inequality, promote girls' …

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Never Give Up

Never Give Up

A story about self-esteem
by Kathryn Cole, illustrated by Qin Leng
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 5 to 8
tagged : self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings, friendship

Shaun is strong enough to know that even things that don't come easily can be mastered through determination and hard work. Learning to ride his two-wheeler with the help of his friend Nadia, he overcomes his fear and the teasing of the other children in the park and manages to impress friends and bullies alike.

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A Ticket Around the World

A Ticket Around the World

by Natalia Diaz & Melissa Owens, illustrated by Kim Smith
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 2 to 5
tagged : customs, traditions, anthropology, travel

Join a young boy as he hops around the globe, visiting friends in 13 different countries spanning all 6 populated continents. Along the way, he introduces us to each friend’s environment and customs, and shares interesting facts about each country’s culture, language, food, geography, wildlife, landmarks and more. Each country has a dedicated …

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Broken Circle

Broken Circle

The Dark Legacy of Indian Residential Schools: A Memoir
by Theodore Fontaine
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age: 14 to 18
Grade: 9 to 12
tagged : native americans, native american studies, native american

Now an approved curriculum resource for grade 9–12 students in British Columbia and Manitoba.

 

Theodore (Ted) Fontaine lost his family and freedom just after his seventh birthday, when his parents were forced to leave him at an Indian residential school by order of the Roman Catholic Church and the Government of Canada. Twelve years later, he lef …

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The Salmon Twins

The Salmon Twins

by Caroll Simpson
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 2 to 5
tagged : native canadian

In her third book inspired by First Nations’ stories, children’s author and illustrator Caroll Simpson explains the significance of community values. She introduces readers to a world of creatures like Sea Lion, Killer Whale, Dogfish and Kingfisher. Her dramatic tale of young twins and their transformation shows how working together keeps a com …

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The Legend of the Buffalo Stone

The Legend of the Buffalo Stone

by Dawn Sprung, illustrated by Charles Bullshields
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age: 8 to 11
Grade: 3 to 6
tagged : native canadian
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If You Live Like Me

If You Live Like Me

by Lori Weber
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age: 14 to 16
Grade: 6 to 9
tagged : adolescence, new experience

“Weber writes with a light touch and a keen ear for teen dialogue and concerns.” —CM Magazine

 

Before her plane even touches down in Newfoundland, Cheryl is already plotting her escape. She knows life on this rock will be no better than it was in the other places she’s been forced to live ever since her parents launched their cross-Canada to …

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250 Hours

250 Hours

by Colleen Nelson
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age: 13 to 15
Grade: 7 to 9
Reading age: 13 to 15
tagged : multigenerational

Jess and Sara Jean couldn't be more different. He's a loner with a criminal record; a Metis raised on the Reserve; the son of a residential school survivor. She's from nearby Edelburg, a conservative small town. Abandoned by her mother, Sara Jean cares for her obese grandmother and tries to find time to work on a novel that is her escape from her l …

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Through Flood and Fire

Through Flood and Fire

A Second Barr Colony Adventure
by Anne Patton
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age: 10 to 18
Grade: 4 to 6
tagged : emigration & immigration

After travelling thousands of miles, Dorothy Bolton is still getting used to her new home in Canada — and on the prairies no less. The Barr Colonists who arrived with Dorothy and her family are getting restless. Fires and floods consume homes and resources, and many promises made to them before leaving England have proven false.

But Dorothy's fath …

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Are You Seeing Me?

Are You Seeing Me?

by Darren Groth
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age: 12 to 100
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 100
tagged : siblings, self-esteem & self-reliance, disabilities & special needs

Twins Justine and Perry have left their home in Australia and embarked on the road trip of a lifetime in the Pacific Northwest.
It's been a year since their dad lost his battle with cancer and Justine became the sole caregiver for her autistic brother, Perry. Now Perry has been accepted into an assisted-living residence in their hometown, Brisbane …

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The Way to School

The Way to School

by Rosemary McCarney, with Plan International
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age: 6 to 9
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 9
tagged : school & education, africa, asia

Minimal text and stunning photographs from around the world describe the remarkable, and often dangerous, journeys children make every day on their way to and from school. No simple school bus picks them up each day, but rather children travel through disaster zones, cross rapids, climb mountains, and maneuver on ziplines daily to get to the classr …

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The First Beaver

The First Beaver

by Caroll Simpson
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 2 to 5
tagged : emotions & feelings
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Brothers of the Wolf

Brothers of the Wolf

by Caroll Simpson
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 2 to 5
tagged : wolves & coyotes, native canadian
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The First Mosquito

The First Mosquito

by Caroll Simpson
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 2 to 5
tagged : native canadian
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Secret of the Dance

Secret of the Dance

by Andrea Spalding & Alfred Scow, illustrated by Darlene Gait
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age: 3 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 3 to 5
tagged : native canadian, dance

In 1935, a nine-year-old boy's family held a forbidden Potlatch in faraway Kingcome Inlet. Watl'kina slipped from his bed to bear witness. In the Big House masked figures danced by firelight to the beat of the drum. And there, he saw a figure he knew. Aboriginal elder Alfred Scow and award-winning author Andrea Spalding collaborate to tell the stor …

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Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged

Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged

by Jody Nyasha Warner, illustrated by Richard Rudnicki
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age: 5 to 9
Grade: k to 4
Reading age: 5 to 9
tagged : women, post-confederation (1867-), prejudice & racism

Finalist for the 2011 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction

"On behalf of the Nova Scotia government, I sincerely apologize to Mrs. Viola Desmond’s family and to all African Nova Scotians for the racial discrimination she was subjected to by the justice system . . . We recognize today that the act for which Viola Desmond was arrest …

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#IdleNoMore

#IdleNoMore

And the Remaking of Canada
by Ken Coates
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age: 14 to 18
Grade: 9 to 12
tagged : native american studies, indigenous studies, Language Arts, Aboriginal Studies, History, Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit

Idle No More bewildered many Canadians. Launched by four women in Saskatchewan in reaction to a federal omnibus budget bill, the protest became the most powerful demonstration of Aboriginal identity in Canadian history. Thousands of aboriginal people and their supporters took to the streets, shopping malls, and other venues, drumming, dancing, and …

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Payepot and His People

Payepot and His People

by Abel Watetch, introduction by David R. Miller
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age: 13 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
tagged : native americans, indigenous studies, Language Arts, History, Aboriginal Studies, Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit

Payepot and His People was first published serially by The Western Producer. In 1957 it was published in book form by the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society.

Abel Watetch was a nephew of Chief Payepot and a veteran of World War I. As noted in the introduction to the 1957 edition, Watetch had earlier set down in "fine, clear handwriting" the p …

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Woods Cree Stories

Woods Cree Stories

by Solomon Ratt
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 7 to 12
tagged : native american languages, indigenous studies, Language, Language Arts, Aboriginal Studies, Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit

Humour is not only the best medicine; it is also an exceptionally useful teaching tool.

So often, it is through humour that the big lessons in life are learned--about responsibility, honour, hard work, and respect. Cree people are known for their wit, so the tales in Woods Cree Stories are filled with humour. The book includes nine stories--includi …

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The Education of Augie Merasty

The Education of Augie Merasty

A Residential School Memoir
by Joseph A. Merasty & David Carpenter
edition:Hardcover
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age: 13 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
tagged : cultural heritage, post-confederation (1867-)

"This story of a child is heartbreaking and important. It brings into dramatic focus why we need reconciliation." - James Daschuk, author of Clearing the Plains

This memoir offers a courageous and intimate chronicle of life in a residential school.

Now a retired fisherman and trapper, the author was one of an estimated 150,000 First Nations, Inuit, …

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