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Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

by Prudence Shen, illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: humorous

You wouldn't expect Nate and Charlie to be friends.
Charlie’s the laid-back captain of the basketball team. Nate is the neurotic, scheming president of the robotics club. But they are friends, however unlikely—until Nate declares war on the cheerleaders and the cheerleaders retaliate by making Charlie their figurehead in the ugliest class elec …

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Road Allowance Era

by Katherena Vermette, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 14
  • Grade: 7 to 8
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, action & adventure, girls & women, prejudice & racism, orphans & foster homes, coming of age, canada

In Road Allowance Era, Echo’s story picks up again when she travels back in time to 1885.

The government has not fulfilled its promise of land for the Métis, and many flee to the Northwest. As part of the fallout from the Northwest Resistance, their advocate and champion Louis Riel is executed. As new legislation corrodes Métis land rights, and …

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Sugar Falls

A Residential School Story

by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk, foreword by Murray Sinclair, afterword by Betty Ross
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, prejudice & racism, historical, canada, own voices

Inspired by true events, this story of strength, family, and culture shares the awe-inspiring resilience of Elder Betty Ross.

Abandoned as a young child, Betsy is adopted into a loving family. A few short years later, at the age of 8, everything changes. Betsy is taken away to a residential school. There she is forced to endure abuse and indignity, …

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Kasama

by Allan Matudio
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: action & adventure, fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology

A dark force has been increasingly manifesting itself after centuries of deep rooting within the prosperous soils of the archipelago known as the Philippines.

Kia and Allison are unlikely allies who arrive at the bustling city of Orkidias unaware that they will soon face one of the most notorious creatures to have ever oppressed the islands.

Kasama d …

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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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Det'oni-t'á tai / Three Feathers

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by K. Mateus, translated by Doris Camsell
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • 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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What If We Were...

by Axelle Lenoir
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: fantasy, humorous, friendship

Teen girls reimagine the universe on a daily basis! This graphic novel proves there's nothing better than using your imagination... except maybe talking nonsense with your friends. Hey, why not both?

Nathalie and Marie are 17 years old and best friends. Since elementary school, they've battled boredom by playing a special game: What If We Were...

The …

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