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Epistolary (letters & Diaries)

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We Contain Multitudes

by Sarah Henstra
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
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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Swan Dive

by Brenda Hasiuk
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: diversity & multicultural, multigenerational, epistolary (letters & diaries), depression

A teenage refugee adapts to a new country, a new language, new school and even finds a wonderful best friend, until the pressures of past and present collide and lead to a lie that changes everything.

Refugees from the Bosnian War, Lazar’s family flees the Siege of Sarajevo and arrives in Winnipeg in the early 1990s. Despite various mini dramas un …

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Ophelia

by Charlotte Gingras, illustrated by Daniel Sylvestre, translated by Christelle Morelli & Susan Ouriou
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: loners & outcasts, friendship, epistolary (letters & diaries), art

“...explore how painting, writing, and building things with your hands can be the outlet that helps a person get through the hell that is high school.” — Quill & Quire

The kids at school call her rag girl because she hides under layers of oversized clothing, but she calls herself Ophelia. She hardly speaks to anyone — until one day a visitin …

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