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Power Play

by Eric Walters
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: hockey, sexual abuse
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The Big Bad Wolf in My House

by Valérie Fontaine, illustrated by Nathalie Dion, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: physical & emotional abuse, emotions & feelings, sexual abuse, violence

A young girl describes what it’s like when her mom’s new friend comes to stay — a moving story about domestic violence that ends on a hopeful note.

The young girl tells us that her mom’s new friend is just like the big bad wolf. At first the wolf is sweet and kind to her mom, though the girl notices the wolf’s cold eyes from the very begin …

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Creep Con

by Kim Firmston
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: peer pressure, sexual abuse, dating & sex

Feeling like an outsider in a new city and at a new school, Mariam finds that her love of comic-book superheroes overlaps with the interests of a new friend who is otaku, crazy about manga and anime. Together, Mariam and Tya plan their costumes for the big fan convention. Mariam is comfortable with her choice of character, partly because as Haruhi, …

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One Night

by Melanie Florence
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: native canadian, bullying, prejudice & racism, dating & sex, sexual abuse

Luna Begay is as studious and serious about her Aboriginal heritage as her sister, Issy, is outgoing and fun. When Issy convinces Luna to go with her to a party full of rich kids, Luna is surprised to end up talking with Jon, who is charming, sophisticated, and very good-looking. But the night turns bad when Jon drugs and rapes Luna.

Feeling guilty …

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Until Today

by Pam Fluttert
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: sexual abuse, emotions & feelings

Kat is alone with a secret she doesn?t want to keep, but can?t risk telling. A victim of longtime sexual abuse at the hands of her family's trusted friend, Kat is torn between trying to protect herself and safeguarding her little sister, whom she fears might be next. With no one to turn to, Kat keeps a secret journal where she writes the truth abou …

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Touch

by Kim Firmston
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: sexual abuse, stepfamilies

Ethan is trying his hardest to get some attention from his family, but his dad's focus is always directed towards troubled stepsister Haley. When a dark secret threatens to destroy his family life, Ethan turns to his hacking skills to figure out who to believe: his father or Haley. He must also deal with the fact that he has spent his life striving …

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