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Hear Me Out

True Stories of Teens Educating and Confronting Homophobia

with Planned Parenthood of Toronto
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: lgbt, self-esteem & self-reliance, teenagers, sexuality & pregnancy

Twenty Gay teens speak out about their lives, about the realization of their sexuality, and the consequences for themselves. These young people discuss the reactions of their friends and families, their schoolmates and society in general.


Bold, Brave, and Born to Lead

Major General Isaac Brock and the Canadas

by Mary Beacock Fryer
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: military & wars, canada, historical

Celebrated as the saviour of Upper Canada, Major General Sir Isaac Brock was a charismatic leader who won the respect not only of his own troops, but also of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh and even men among his enemy. His motto could well have been ’speak loud and look big.’ Although this attitude earned him a reputation for brashness, it also ena …

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