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Fiction for Senior Grades

Created by craigriggs
  • Age: 15
  • Grade: 10
tagged: young adult
Recommended for high school students

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Moon of the Crusted Snow

A Novel

by Waubgeshig Rice
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Audiobook
tagged: literary, native american & aboriginal, small town & rural, dystopian

 

National Bestseller

Winner of the 2019 OLA Forest of Reading Evergreen Award

Shortlisted for the 2019 John W. Campbell Memorial Award

Shortlisted for the 2019/20 First Nation Communities READ Indigenous Literature Award

2020 Burlington Library Selection; 2020 Hamilton Reads One Book One Community Selection; 2020 Region of Waterloo One Book One Communi …

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Hutchison Street

by Abla Farhoud, translated by Judith Woodsworth
edition: Paperback
tagged: jewish, multicultural & interracial

With one side in Mile End and the other in Outremont, Hutchison Street is inhabited by characters from many different backgrounds, including a community of Hasidim and a writer whose newest project is a novel about the people she has lived among for thirty-nine years. She traces the life stories of an aging singer, a bag-lady who feeds birds in a b …

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This Accident of Being Lost

Songs and Stories

by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: short stories (single author), native american & aboriginal, literary

2017 Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalist

This Accident of Being Lost is the knife-sharp new collection of stories and songs from award-winning Nishnaabeg storyteller and writer Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. These visionary pieces build upon Simpson's powerful use of the fragment as a tool for intervention in her critically acclaimed collec …

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The Break

by Katherena Vermette
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: literary, native american & aboriginal

2017 Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Literature Finalist

Winner, Amazon.ca First Novel Award

Winner, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction

Winner, Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award

Winner, McNally Robinson Book of the Year

A Canada Reads 2017 finalist

National Bestseller

2016 Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist

2016 Rogers Writers’ …

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Indian Horse

by Richard Wagamese
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 15
  • Grade: 10
tagged: literary, media tie-in, native american & aboriginal

Winner of the Canada Reads People's Choice award and the First Nations Communities Reads program and short-listed for the International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award.

A Globe and Mail top 100 book of 2012

Saul Indian Horse is dying. Tucked away in a hospice high above the clash and clang of a big city, he embarks on a marvellous journey of imagination …

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The Book Of Negroes

A Novel

by Lawrence Hill
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Lawrence Hill’s nationally bestselling novel has garnered praise and awards around the world. The Book of Negroes has won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and CBC Canada Reads, among many others. Lawrence Hill—and his remarkable character Aminata Diallo—have become household names throughout Canada. …

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Annabel

by Kathleen Winter
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback Paperback
tagged: literary, coming of age

Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General's Award for Fiction, and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

In 1968, into the beautiful, spare environment of remote coastal Labrador, a mysterious child is born: a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor girl, but both at once.

Only three people are privy to the secret — t …

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Salt Fish Girl

A Novel

by Larissa Lai
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: literary, contemporary women, fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology

Salt Fish Girl is the mesmerizing tale of an ageless female character who shifts shape and form through time and place. Told in the beguiling voice of a narrator who is fish, snake, girl, and woman - all of whom must struggle against adversity for survival - the novel is set alternately in nineteenth-century China and in a futuristic Pacific Northw …