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The Liberty Circle

by Phil Campagna
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: prejudice & racism, sexual abuse), peer pressure

Life at home isn’t easy for sixteen-year-old Corey. When he sees an ad for a retreat called Camp Liberty, he can’t wait to get away. But Corey has no idea of what he’s in for, as he and his fellow campers are brainwashed into joining a racist Aryan cult. In the end, he not only hurts his family and friends but is also forced to confront some …

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The Secret of Gabi's Dresser

by Kathy Kacer
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: holocaust, prejudice & racism

During WWI, when the Nazis conducted house searches for Jewish children, Gabi successfully hid in the dining-room dresser. The dresser that saved Gabi’s life now sits in author Kathy Kacer’s home in Toronto.

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Trial By Fire

by Sheila Dalton
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 8
tagged: prejudice & racism, law & crime, aboriginal & indigenous

Winner of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Choice: Best Books for Kids & Teens
Seventeen year-old Nathan is running – running from his past and running from his present. Raised by a white mother and never having known his native father, he must cope with prejudice and stereotypes. When he meets Sally, the beautiful outsider, he finds someon …

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A Friend Like Zilla

by Rachna Gilmore
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: prejudice & racism, bullying, friendship, special needs

Nobby meets Zilla, who is developmentally disabled, while on holiday. But Uncle Chad is prejudice towards Zilla. Attitudes change when Uncle Chad gets hurt and Zilla comes to the rescue.

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