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Emily Included

Emily Included

by Kathleen McDonnell
edition:Paperback
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age: 8 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 8 to 12
tagged : social activists, special needs

The true story of Emily Eaton. Born with severe cerebral palsy, Emily and her family had to fight for her right to go to school with non-disabled children in a regular classroom. Their fight, which began at a time when children with CP were segregated, was groundbreaking. Unwilling to take no for an answer, Emily's fight would take her all the way …

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West Meadows Detectives: The Case of Maker Mischief

West Meadows Detectives: The Case of Maker Mischief

by Liam O'Donnell, illustrated by Aurélie Grand
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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age: 7 to 10
Grade: 1 to 5
tagged : mysteries & detective stories, robots, school & education, special needs

Myron, the third-grade detective who loves logic, facts, and solving mysteries, gets the chance to crack another case when he finds out his classmate Jordan’s robot has been stolen. Jordan and tech-savvy Danielle, known as “Glitch,” had been working on it for weeks for the upcoming Maker Faire Robot Maze Challenge.

Together with his detective …

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As a Boy

As a Boy

by Plan International
edition:Hardcover
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age: 5 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 5 to 9
tagged : values & virtues, girls & women, boys & men

Boys around the world are treated differently than girls just because of their gender. They are given an education and choices that girls are not, and their needs and success are often put above the needs of the girls and women in their families and communities. But boys are also given special burdens. They are expected to "be a man", to work, to f …

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The Comic Book War

The Comic Book War

by Jacqueline Guest
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age: 12 to 14
Grade: 7 to 9
tagged : superheroes

Can three comic-book superheroes, and a rock that falls from the sky, really protect Robert Tourond's brothers as they fight the enemy in Europe during World War II? It's 1943 and World War II is raging. 13-year-old Robert Tourond is safe at home in Calgary, but his three brothers are all overseas, fighting the Nazis. A dreamer, Robert closely foll …

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The Nutmeg Princess

The Nutmeg Princess

by Richardo Keens-Douglas, illustrated by Annouchka Galouchko
edition:Paperback
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age: 6 to 9
Grade: p to 2
tagged : caribbean & latin america

A powerful modern fable about friendship, faith, and the nature of beauty.

Best friends Aglo and Petal live on a small island in the Caribbean called the Isle of Spice (based on Grenada). When Petite Mama tells them the story of a mysterious nutmeg princess whom only she has seen, Aglo and Petal decide they must go and ind the elusive princess thems …

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Superfab Saves the Day

Superfab Saves the Day

by Bérengère Delaporte & Jean Leroy
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age: 4 to 7
Grade: p to 3
tagged : self-esteem & self-reliance, clothing & dress, humorous stories

Meet Superfab: the best-dressed superhero around. He's got a walk-in closet, an extensive collection of outfits, and fabulous style to boot. The only problem is, he can't leave his house to go fight crime until he has the perfect outfit on – and sometimes that takes awhile. It often takes so long that by the time he arrives at the scene of a cri …

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Razia's Ray of Hope

Razia's Ray of Hope

One Girl's Dream of an Education
by Liz Suneby, illustrated by Suana Verelst
edition:Hardcover
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age: 8 to 12
Grade: 3 to 7
tagged : school & education, middle east, girls & women

Razia is excited when her grandfather tells her there's a school for girls being built in their Afghan village. At last, girls will have the same opportunity to be educated as boys. “Every night I fell asleep dreaming about going to school like my brothers,” she says. Her grandfather wants Razia to enroll in the school. He remembers a time, bef …

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Don't Tell, Don't Tell, Don't Tell

Don't Tell, Don't Tell, Don't Tell

by Liane Shaw
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age: 12 to 16
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 16
tagged : disabilities & special needs, loners & outcasts, friendship

Sixteen-year-old Frederick has a lot of rules for himself. Like if someone calls him Freddy he doesn’t have to respond; he only wears shirts with buttons and he hates getting dirty. His odd behavior makes him an easy target for the “Despisers” at school, but he’s gotten used to eating lunch alone in the Reject Room.

Angel, in tenth grade but …

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Everyday Hero

Everyday Hero

by Kathleen Cherry
edition:Paperback
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : special needs, friendship

Alice doesn’t like noise, smells or strangers. She does like rules. Lots of rules. Nobody at her new school knows she has Asperger’s, so it doesn’t take long for her odd behavior to get her into trouble. When she meets Megan in detention, she doesn’t know what to make of her. Megan doesn’t smell, she’s not terribly noisy, and she’s no …

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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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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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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
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
1 rating
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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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No Place for Kids

No Place for Kids

by Alison Lohans
edition:Paperback
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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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Are You Seeing Me?

Are You Seeing Me?

by Darren Groth
edition:Hardcover
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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 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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