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Road Allowance Era

by Katherena Vermette, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk
edition: Book
also available: eBook
  • age: 11 to 15
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, coming of age, prejudice & racism, action & adventure, canada, girls & women, orphans & foster homes

In the Road Allowance Era, Echo’s story picks up again when she travels back in time to 1885.

The bison are gone. The Manitoba Act’s promise of land for the Métis has gone unfulfilled, and many Métis flee to the Northwest. As part of the fallout from the Northwest Resistance, their advocate and champion Louis Riel is executed. As new legislati …

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My Body in Pieces

by Marie-Noëlle Hébert, translated by Shelley Tanaka
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: eating disorders & body image, women, depression & mental illness, social topics, self-esteem & self-reliance

A deeply emotional graphic memoir of a young woman’s struggles with self-esteem and body image issues.

All Marie-Noëlle wants is to be thin and beautiful. She wishes that her thighs were slimmer, that her stomach lay flatter. Maybe then her parents wouldn’t make fun of her eating habits at family dinners, the girls at school wouldn’t call her …

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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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The Love Code

by Mette Bach
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 13
tagged: lgbt, science & technology

Astrid is a teen living in Vancouver who has lost everything: her girlfriend to a guy and her social status when her parents lose their jobs. Determined to make her way into university, she joins a robotics club hoping to make contacts and win a scholarship, but also finds the love of her life. The Love Code tells the story of a relatable teen navi …

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Rugby Rookies

by Mike Levitt
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 2.2
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, friendship, girls & women

Highlighting rugby, the fastest growing sport in America, this book tackles the issue of girls playing full-contact sports. Maddy and her friends are a small town group determined to form a girls' junior rugby team while they navigate learning both the rules of the game and the rules set out by the school board. The adults are concerned about the g …

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Ana Y La Casa De Sus Sueños

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by Cristina Tenorio
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: girls & women, classics

El día más esperado en la vida de Ana ha llegado. Su verdadero amor, Gilbert Blythe, ha terminado sus estudios de medicina y por fin podrán casarse y comenzar una vida juntos. Tras su maravillosa boda, en el jardín de la querida Tejas Verdes, rodeados por familia y amigos, viajarán a Cuatro Vientos, para llegar a una pequeña casita que se con …

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Emily, La De Luna Nueva (Narración en Castellano)

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by Mireia Chambó
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: classics, girls & women

Tras lograr un éxito sin precedentes con su saga de Ana, la de Tejas Verdes, Lucy Maud Montgomery creó el personaje de Emily Starr, a la que consideraba su álter ego, y que plasmaría en una trilogía de resonante acogida. La temperamental y muy imaginativa Emily no sabía lo que era estar sola hasta que su padre murió. Ahora, unos parientes de …

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El Valle del Arco Iris

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by Cristina Tenorio
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: girls & women, classics

Tras regresar de un largo viaje por Europa con su amado Gilbert, Ana descubre que ha habido muchas novedades tanto en Glen como en la propia Ingleside. Convertida ya en una mujer madura y disfrutando de su matrimonio, Ana es madre de seis traviesos niños que han heredado la imaginación y las ganas de buscar aventuras de su madre. Estos chicos y c …

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Rilla la de Ingleside

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by Cristina Tenorio
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: classics, country life, girls & women

Ha pasado casi una década desde el final del libro anterior, y los hijos de Ana ya se han hecho mayores, todos excepto Rilla, quien a sus quince años es una joven coqueta, de encantadora sonrisa e irreprimible entusiasmo, cuya única ilusión es acudir a su primer baile en el faro de Cuatro Vientos. Ana y sobre todo Gilbert, están preocupados po …

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Emily, la de Luna Nueva

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, read by Cynthia De Pando
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: girls & women

Tras lograr un éxito sin precedentes con su saga de Ana, la de Tejas Verdes, Lucy Maud Montgomery creó el personaje de Emily Starr, a la que consideraba su álter ego, y que plasmaría en una trilogía de resonante acogida. La temperamental y muy imaginativa Emily no sabía lo que era estar sola hasta que su padre murió. Ahora, unos parientes de …