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The League of Super Feminists

by Mirion Malle, translated by Aleshia Jensen
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: social topics

This hilarious and helpful primer on feminism teaches young readers what it is and why it matters

The League of Superfeminists is an energetic, fierce, and disruptive comic wherein cartoonist Mirion Malle guides young readers through some of the central tenets of feminism. Issues of consent, intersectionality, privilege, inclusivity, body image, an …

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How I Survived

Four Nights on the Ice

by Serapio Ittusardjuat, illustrated by Matthew K. Hoddy
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: adventure & adventurers, biography, canada, aboriginal & indigenous

After his snowmobile breaks down halfway across the sea ice on a trip back from a fishing camp, Serapio Ittusardjuat recounts the traditional skills and knowledge he leaned on to stay alive.

This harrowing first-person account of four nights spent on the open sea ice—with few supplies and no water—shows young readers the determination and streng …

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If I Go Missing

by Brianna Jonnie, with Nahanni Shingoose, illustrated by Neal Shannacappo
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 12
tagged: social topics, canada, aboriginal & indigenous, prejudice & racism

Combining graphic fiction and non-fiction, this young adult graphic novel serves as a window into one of the unique dangers of being an Indigenous teen in Canada today.

The text of the book is derived from excerpts of a letter written to the Winnipeg Chief of Police by fourteen-year-old Brianna Jonnie — a letter that went viral and was also the ba …

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What Makes Girls Sick and Tired

by Lucile de Pesloüan, illustrated by Geneviève Darling
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: social topics, girls & women, lgbt

A feminist manifesto in graphic novel form that denounces the discrimination against and unfairness felt by women from childhood to adulthood. Illustrated in a strikingly minimalist style with images of girls with varied body types and personalities, invites teenagers to question the sexism that surrounds us, in ways that are obvious and hidden, si …

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Betty

The Helen Betty Osborne Story

by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: social topics, prejudice & racism, girls & women, aboriginal & indigenous, violence, law & crime
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