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Body Image

Deal with it because all bodies are great bodies

by Tierra Hohn, illustrated by Marne Grahlman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: social topics, emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying

Too fat, too thin. Muffin top, flat bum, thunder thighs, spaghetti arms. From an early age, kids learn they are judged for how they look. Both boys and girls are bombarded with messages of what they should look like and are shamed for not measuring up. When kids encounter conflict based on stereotypes of body image, they need the understanding and …

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Last Pick

by David Starr
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3.8
tagged: basketball, self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying, girls & women, special needs

Last Pick shows how determination can help overcome obstacles — even bullying. Growing up with a developmental condition that left her clumsy in both movement and speech, Jazz was teased and never had the chance to play team sports. Now rid of her symptoms, Jazz is ready to play basketball at her Vancouver junior high, but the reappearance of an …

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Lone Runner

by Dirk McLean
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3.5
tagged: track & field, self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying

Set in a diverse neighbourhood in Scarborough, Ontario, this book follows Michaela as she goes from a solitary runner to an athlete who contributes to the success of her cross-country team. Discouraged by an incident at her mostly-white summer camp, Michaela comes into her own as part of her racially diverse school track team. Focusing on themes of …

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Volleyball Vibe

by Karen Spafford-Fitz
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: friendship, girls & women, bullying

Highlighting girls' volleyball, a sport that has overtaken girls' basketball in popularity, Volleyball Vibe shows how engagement in sports can boost self-esteem, confidence and foster responsibility and teamwork. The main character, Ria, is a teen girl living in Edmonton, Alberta, whose obsession with beauty and fashion leads her mother to insist t …

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Secret of the Azure Stone

by Raymond McGregor
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 14
  • Grade: 3 to 9
tagged: bullying

Although evil terror nearly brought Uthgar to his demise, Owen was able to save his friend from death, reconcile with his long-lost sister Elsa and free the town from the Evil King. With his family reunited, the Dwarf King wishes to share a secret known only by very few humans or dwarves. However, with this knowledge also comes a new quest and new …

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Bonjour Shanghai

Bonjour Girl

by Isabelle Lafleche
edition: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 10 to 13
tagged: fashion & beauty, bullying, careers, occupations, internships

Clementine Liu is back for more fashion, dating, and drama!

Clementine Liu, the super-stylish fashion student behind the Bonjour Girl blog, is about to finish her first eventful year in New York City. Ready to put all the drama behind her, she’s about to embark on a prestigious exchange program — in Shanghai!

Before Clementine actually sets foot …

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The Stone Rainbow

by Liane Shaw
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: lgbt, bullying

Jack Pedersen is finding life complicated ever since he came out to his mom. Even though she’s been doing her best to understand, it’s obvious to Jack that his mom still wants to cry every time she says the word gay.  
Complications go into overdrive when a new student named Benjamin arrives at his high school, and Jack starts experiencing fe …

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