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This Place

150 Years Retold

by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm; Brandon Mitchell; Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley; Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair; Jen Storm; Richard Van Camp; Katherena Vermette; Sonny Assu; Chelsea Vowel; David A. Robertson; Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley, illustrated by Kyle Charles; GMB Chomichuk; Tara Audibert; Natasha Donovan; Scott B. Henderson; Andrew Lodwick; Scott A. Ford; Donovan Yaciuk & Ryan Howe, foreword by Alicia Elliott
edition: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: historical, prejudice & racism, canada, aboriginal & indigenous, politics & government, assimilation

Explore the past 150 years through the eyes of Indigenous creators in this groundbreaking graphic novel anthology. Beautifully illustrated, these stories are an emotional and enlightening journey through Indigenous wonderworks, psychic battles, and time travel. See how Indigenous peoples have survived a post-apocalyptic world since Contact.

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All Good Children

by Catherine Austen
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: dystopian, politics & government, art

This best-selling book is now available in paperback.
It's the middle of the twenty-first century and the elite children of New Middletown are lined up to receive a treatment that turns them into obedient, well-mannered citizens. Maxwell Connors, a fifteen-year-old prankster, misfit and graffiti artist, observes the changes with growing concern, es …

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Aluta

by Adwoa Badoe
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: girls & women, africa, politics & government

For eighteen-year-old Charlotte, university life is better than she’d ever dreamed — a sophisticated and generous roommate, the camaraderie of dorm living, parties, clubs and boyfriends. Most of all, Charlotte is exposed to new ideas, and in 1981 Ghana, this may be the most exciting – and most dangerous — adventure of all.

At first Charlotte …

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Black Water Rising

by Robert Rayner
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: environment, politics & government

When heavy November rains threaten to flood the small town of Black River, New Brunswick, the community calls on the hydroelectric company to open the gates of its dam and drop the water level. But local management has been overruled by their parent company and ordered to keep it closed. It's got some people hinting it's time they took things into …

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Transferral

by Kate Blair
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: girls & women, dystopian, politics & government

London, England, present day. This is the world as we know it, but with one key difference: medical science has found a way to remove diseases from the sick. The catch? They can only transfer the diseases into other living humans. The government now uses the technology to cure the innocent by infecting criminals.

 

It is into this world that Talia Ha …

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by Eric Walters
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: values & virtues, art, politics & government

The city is cracking down on graffiti and guerilla art. Between that and cutbacks to the local art gallery it seems like nothing is safe. But Oswald, masquerading as a graffiti artist known as The Wiz, is fighting back—by painting elaborate murals in public places and planting art in the galleries, and then by taking on the mayor himself. As the …

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