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No Vacancy

by Tziporah Cohen
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: prejudice & racism, friendship, jewish

With the help of her Catholic friend, an eleven-year-old Jewish girl creates a provocative local tourist attraction to save her family’s failing motel.

Buying and moving into the run-down Jewel Motor Inn in upstate New York wasn’t eleven-year-old Miriam Brockman’s dream, but at least it’s an adventure. Miriam befriends Kate, whose grandmothe …

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Ga's / The Train

by Jodie Callaghan, illustrated by Georgia Lesley, translated by Joe Wilmot
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: prejudice & racism, multigenerational, native canadian

The dual-language edition, in English and Mi'gmaq, of the Silver Birch Express-nominated title, The Train.

Ashley meets her great-uncle by the old train tracks near their community in Nova Scotia. Ashley sees his sadness, and Uncle tells her of the day years ago when he and the other children from their community were told to board the train before …

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White Raven

by Teoni Spathelfer, illustrated by Natassia Davies
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: native canadian, prejudice & racism, multigenerational

Little Wolf, grown up with children of her own, moves to the country where her mother, White Raven, shares a sad story from her childhood.

All grown up with a family of her own, Little Wolf moves from the big city to the island of her ancestors. She wants to share the beauty and mysteries of nature with her children, and she wants them to learn as m …

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Guardians of Porthaven

by Shane Arbuthnott
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: multigenerational, superheroes, prejudice & racism, alien contact

On his fifteenth birthday, Malcolm Gravenhurst is preparing to take on the mantle of Guardian, like many Gravenhursts before him. The Guardians are tasked with defending the city of Porthaven, and his family is the only one to possess the superpowers necessary to battle the frequent alien invasions of robotic klek. But power has brought the Gravenh …

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Linked

by Gordon Korman
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: prejudice & racism, friendship, emotions & feelings

An unforgettable novel from the New York Times bestselling Gordon Korman.

 

 

Link, Michael, and Dana live in a quiet town. But it's woken up very quickly when someone sneaks into school and vandalizes it with a swastika.

Nobody can believe it. How could such a symbol of hate end up in the middle of their school? Who would do such a thing?

Because Micha …

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The Good Fight

by Ted Staunton, illustrated by Josh Rosen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: historical, prejudice & racism, post-confederation (1867-)

 

A fast-paced story set amidst Toronto's turbulent summer of 1933, this graphic novel sheds light on prejudice and social injustice.

 

It’s Toronto in the 1930s. The city is small, often xenophobic, and the summer is stiflingly hot. Everyone flocks to the lakeshore. In one area of the beach, a neighbourhood protective association has formed to keep …

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The Brushmaker’s Daughter

by Kathy Kacer, read by Gabi Epstein
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: holocaust, europe, prejudice & racism

 

Lillian and her father avoid capture by the Nazis with the help of a real-life hero.

It is 1939 in Berlin, Germany, and twelve-year-old Lillian and her Papa are on the run from Nazi soldiers. Because they are Jewish, they are in danger of being arrested and put in prison. Lillian’s father is blind and it seems no one is willing to help them—unt …

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