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Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still

Gray, Karlin (Author)
Davenier, Christine (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Athletes, childhood, competitions, determination, gymnastics, Montréal, Nadia Comaneci, Olympic Games, Romania, self-discovery, sports, talent
 
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A Year of Borrowed Men

Barker, Michelle (Author)
Benoit, Renné (Illustrator)
Pajama Press 2015. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, Christmas, country life, family life, first-person narration, freedom, Germany, inclusion, prisoners, World War II
 
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When Santa Was a Baby

Bailey, Linda (Author)
Godbout, Geneviève (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, Christmas, family life, growing up, humour, illustrations (pastels), Santa Claus
 
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Out of the Woods: A True Story of an Unforgettable Event

Bond, Rebecca (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Childhood, country life, fire, forest animals, Ontario, survival
 
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All the World’s a Stage

Billout, Guy (Illustrator)
Hopkins, Lee Bennett (Editor)
Creative Editions 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Childhood, death, life cycles, old age, poetry (collections), William Shakespeare
 
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Julia, Child

Maclear, Kyo (Author)
Morstad, Julie (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, cooking, creativity, food, friendship, happiness, intergenerational relationships
 
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Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival

Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk (Author)
Ho, Tuan (Author)
Deines, Brian (Illustrator)
Pajama Press 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Childhood, courage, family life, illustrations (oil paint), immigration, journeys, refugees, survival, Vietnam
 
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Strange Creatures: The Story of Walter Rothschild and His Museum

Judge, Lita (Author/Illustrator)
Disney/Hyperion Books 2011. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Animals, childhood, collecting, individuality, museums, natural history, science, Walter Rothschild, zoos
 
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A Year Without Mom

Tolstikova, Dasha (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2015. 168 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Childhood, Communism, family life, friendship, love, memoir, mothers and daughters, Russia
 
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The Darkest Dark

Hadfield, Chris (Author)
Fillion, Kate (Author)
Fan, Terry (Illustrator)
Fan, Eric (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2016. 44 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Astronauts, Canadians, childhood, Chris Hadfield, dreams, family life, fear of the dark, moon, overcoming fears
 
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The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

Sís, Peter (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2007. 52 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Childhood, Communism, Czech Republic, dictatorship, freedom, growing up, illustrations (ink), memoir, Peter Sís
 
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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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Brown Girl Dreaming

Woodson, Jacqueline (Author)
Penguin Random House 2014. 338 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: African Americans, childhood, city and country life, family life, first-person narration, friendship, identity, Jacqueline Woodson, memoir, novels in verse, prejudice, United States
 
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The Fort That Jack Built

Ashburn, Boni (Author)
Helquist, Brett (Illustrator)
Abrams 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, cumulative stories, family life, grandmothers, imagination, play, stories in rhyme
 
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Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois

Novesky, Amy (Author)
Arsenault, Isabelle (Illustrator)
Abrams 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, childhood, inspiration, Louise Bourgeois, mothers and daughters, overcoming adversity, sculptures, tapestries
 
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The Artist and Me

Peacock, Shane (Author)
Casson, Sophie (Illustrator)
Owlkids 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Artists, bullying, childhood, creativity, differences, first-person narration, memories, painting, Vincent Van Gogh
 
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Oscar Lives Next Door: A Story Inspired by Oscar Peterson’s Childhood

Farmer, Bonnie (Author)
Lafrance, Marie (Illustrator)
Owlkids 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: 1930s, African Canadians, Canadian history, childhood, first-person narration, friendship, jazz, Montréal, musicians, Oscar Peterson, Québec history
 
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The Graveyard Book

Gaiman, Neil (Author)
McKean, Dave (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2010. 328 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Childhood, friendship, ghosts, orphans, paranormal, self-actualization
 
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Roxaboxen

McLerran, Alice (Author)
Cooney, Barbara (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2004. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, community, imaginary world, imagination, play, seasons
 
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The Iridescence of Birds: A Book About Henri Matisse

MacLachlan, Patricia (Author)
Hooper, Hadley (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2014. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, childhood, creativity, Henri Matisse, imagination, mothers and sons, painting
 
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The Ice Cream Store

Lee, Dennis (Author)
McPhail, David (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2012. 64 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Childhood, humour, poetry (collections), rhymes, wordplay
 
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Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth!

Gay, Marie-Louise (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, Earth, fathers and daughters, imagination, persistence, rabbits
 
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How To

Morstad, Julie (Author/Illustrator)
Simply Read Books 2013. 44 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, creativity, happiness, imagination, recurrent patterns
 
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If Kids Ruled the World

Bailey, Linda (Author)
Huyck, David (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Childhood, dreams, fantasy, humour, imagination
 
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