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Det’oni-t’á tai / Three Feathers

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by K. Mateus, translated by Doris Camsell
edition: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, boys & men, law & crime, media tie-in, coming of age

Three young men—Flinch, Bryce, and Rupert—have vandalized their community. They are sent by its Elders to live nine months on the land as part of the circle sentencing process. There, the young men learn to take responsibility for their actions and acquire the humility required to return home. But will they be forgiven for what they have done? …

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Nisto Mekwana / Three Feathers

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by K. Mateus, translated by Mary Cardinal
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, law & crime, boys & men, coming of age, media tie-in

Three young men -- Flinch, Bryce, and Rupert -- have vandalized their community. They are sent by its Elders to live nine months on the land as part of the circle sentencing process. There, the young men learn to take responsibility for their actions and acquire the humility required to return home. But will they be forgiven for what they have done …

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Taghe “et'a / Three Feathers

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by K. Mateus, translated by Eileen Beaver
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, boys & men, media tie-in, coming of age, law & crime

Three young men—Flinch, Bryce, and Rupert—have vandalized their community and are sent by its Elders to live nine months on the land as part of the circle sentencing process. There, the young men learn to take responsibility for their actions and acquire the humility required to return home. But, when they do return, will they be forgiven for w …

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The Greats

by Deborah Ellis
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: suicide, magical realism, caribbean & latin america, boys & men, multigenerational

With the unexpected help of a giant prehistoric sloth, ghostly grandfathers return to help a suicidal teenager.

Winning a national high-school geography competition should be the high point of Jomon’s life. So why does he find himself running through the streets of Georgetown, Guyana, later that same night — so angry and desperate? Why does he h …

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We Contain Multitudes

by Sarah Henstra
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: lgbt, epistolary (letters & diaries), boys & men

An exhilarating and emotional LGBTQ story about the growing relationship between two teen boys, told through the letters written to one another. For fans of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe and I’ll Give You the Sun.

Thrown together by a zealous English teacher's classroom-mailbox assignment, notorious scrapper, Adam "Kur …

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Spin Out

by Steven Sandor
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 3
tagged: loners & outcasts, boys & men, parents, aboriginal & indigenous

Ben Cheng used to live the good life — he had wealthy parents, lots of friends and respect as an online gamer. But when his parents separated, he had to move to a small apartment with his mom, his dad was out of the picture, and his new schoolmates started teasing him for his family's fall from grace. All Ben has left is his virtual life, where h …

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Dan Versus Nature

by Don Calame
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: camping & outdoor activities, boys & men

From screenwriter Don Calame comes another outrageously funny and raunchy tale of teen boys whose plans go awry — this time, on a survivalist camping trip.

Shy and scrawny Dan Weekes spends his time creating graphic novels inspired by his dream girl and looking out for his mom as she dates every man in the state of California. Then his mom drops a …

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