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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation

Smith, Monique Gray (Author)
Orca 2017. 160 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Abuse, assimilation, Canadian history, colonialism, families, human rights, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, maps, multimodal, politics, residential schools, social justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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Sea Change

Viva, Frank (Author/Illustrator)
Toon Books 2016. 118 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, community, country life, courage, family life, first-person narration, fishing, friendship, non-traditional text layout, Nova Scotia, responsibility, summer
 
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The You I’ve Never Known

Hopkins, Ellen (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2017. 598 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, dysfunctional families, fathers and daughters, free verse, gender identity, LGBTQ, multigenre, multiple voices, novels in verse, pregnancy, romantic relationships, self-esteem, substance abuse
 
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Jason’s Why

Goobie, Beth (Author)
Red Deer Press 2012. 80 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, dysfunctional families, family life, first-person narration, friendship, identity, kindness, love, mothers and sons, self-esteem, social change
 
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Still Life With Tornado

King, A.S. (Author)
Penguin Random House 2016. 296 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, art, homelessness, magic realism, mental health, multiple narrators, multiple personalities, point of view, psychology, secrets, survival, trauma, unreliable narrator
 
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War Brothers

McKay, Sharon E. (Author)
Annick Press 2014. 194 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, brothers, children and war, friendship, rebellions, rescue, soldiers, survival, tragedy, Uganda, violence, war
 
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Traffick

Hopkins, Ellen (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2015. 516 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, dysfunctional families, love, multiple voices, novels in verse, overcoming adversity, prostitution, recovery
 
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Secret Path

Downie, Gord (Author)
Lemire, Jeff (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2016. 88 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, Canadian history, Chanie Wenjack, diversity, economic disparity, illustrations (monochrome), Indigenous peoples, mythology, reconciliation, residential schools, social justice, songs, tragedy
 
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Stitches: A Memoir

Small, David (Author/Illustrator)
McClelland & Stewart 2010. 336 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, childhood, Detroit (Michigan), dysfunctional families, fathers and sons, memoir, resilience, survival, voice
 
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I Am Not a Number

Dupuis, Jenny Kay (Author)
Kacer, Kathy (Author)
Newland, Gillian (Illustrator)
Second Story Press 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abuse, Canadian history, courage, First Nations history, identity, prejudice, residential schools, social justice
 
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Nobody Knows

Tanaka, Shelley (Author)
Groundwood Books 2012. 144 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, brothers and sisters, child abandonment, dysfunctional families, film, Japan, survival, tragedy
 
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War Brothers: The Graphic Novel

McKay, Sharon E. (Author)
Lafrance, Daniel (Author/Illustrator)
Annick Press 2013. 170 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, brothers, children and war, friendship, rebellions, rescue, soldiers, survival, tragedy, Uganda, violence, war
 
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When I Was Eight

Jordan-Fenton, Christy (Author)
Pokiak-Fenton, Margaret (Author)
Grimard, Gabrielle (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abuse, children’s rights, courage, determination, Inuit, learning to read, residential schools
 
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