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The Marrow Thieves

Dimaline, Cherie (Author)
Cormorant Books 2017. 234 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Climate change, cultures, dystopia, environment, first romantic relationships, human rights, Indigenous peoples, male protagonist, social justice, speculative fiction, survival, traditions
 
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You Talking to Me?

Ham, Catherine (Author)
Quarto 2017. 96 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Codes, communication, cultures, history, languages, self-expression
 
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Turtle Island: The Story of North America’s First People

Yellowhorn, Eldon (Author)
Lowinger, Kathy (Author)
Annick Press 2017. 116 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Archaeology, colonialism, cultures, exploration, history, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, mythology, North America, persecution, prehistory, science, traditions, Turtle Island
 
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A Moment in Time: A Perpetual Picture Atlas

Hegbrook, Thomas (Author/Illustrator)
Tiger Tales 2017. 76 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, circular story, community, cultures, everyday life, geography, interactive books, similarities, time, wordless book
 
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Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood

Barakat, Ibtisam (Author)
Macmillan 2016. 184 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Childhood, children and war, cultures, discrimination, family life, first-person narration, gender roles, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, literacy, memoir, Middle East, war
 
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Shu-Li and Tamara

Yee, Paul (Author)
Wang, Shaoli (Illustrator)
Tradewind Books 2008. 72 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Acceptance, British Columbia, cultures, friendship, illustrations (monochrome), immigrants, justice, new students, prejudice, self-esteem
 
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Africans Thought of It: Amazing Innovations

Opini, Bathsheba (Author)
Lee, Richard B. (Author)
Annick Press 2011. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Africa, art, creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), inventions
 
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Residential Schools

Florence, Melanie (Author)
Lorimer 2016. 128 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Assimilation, Canadian history, child labour, children, cultures, discrimination, family life, healing, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, primary documents, residential schools, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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The Name Jar

Choi, Yangsook (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2003. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, cultures, identity, names, new students, school life, self-esteem, tolerance
 
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Adventure Homes

Bailey, Gerry (Author)
Dreidemy, Joelle (Illustrator)
Chiacchiera, Moreno (Illustrator)
Todd, Michelle (Illustrator)
Crabtree 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Architecture, around the world, buildings, cultures, homes
 
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Urban Tribes: Native Americans in the City

Charleyboy, Lisa (Editor)
Leatherdale, Mary Beth (Editor)
Annick Press 2015. 136 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Activism, art, city life, cultures, discrimination, identity, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, youth
 
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A Glass

Delessert, Étienne (Author/Illustrator)
Creative Editions 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Adoption, cultures, family life, love, memoir, mothers and sons, symbolism
 
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My Name Is Bilal

Mobin-Uddin, Asma (Author)
Kiwak, Barbara (Illustrator)
Boyds Mills Press 2005. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Bullying, cultures, identity, Islam, new students, prejudice, racism, religions, school life, self-acceptance
 
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Busker: Stories From the Streets of Paris

Coleman, Nisha (Author)
Hagios Press 2015. 256 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Cultures, first-person narration, France, friendship, identity, languages, memoir, music, Paris (France), self-discovery, self-reliance, short stories, street life, travel, violins
 
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The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations

Ipellie, Alootook (Author)
MacDonald, David (Author)
Annick Press 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Arctic, creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), Inuit, inventions, science
 
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The Arab World Thought of It: Inventions, Innovations, and Amazing Facts

Hussain, Saima Shakil (Author)
Annick Press 2013. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Arab history, creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), inventions
 
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The Green Bicycle

Al Mansour, Haifaa (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 348 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Assertiveness, bicycles, children’s rights, cultures, determination, perseverance, Saudi Arabia, women’s rights
 
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Changing Cultural Landscapes: How Are People and Their Communities Affected by Migration and Settlement?

Cohen, Marina (Author)
Crabtree 2010. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Community, cultures, emigration, identity, illustrations (photographs), immigration, migration, social change
 
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Off the Grid

Choyce, Lesley (Author)
Orca 2015. 114 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: City and country life, cultures, differences, family life, homelessness, homeschooling, sickness, survival, wilderness
 
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The Bite of the Mango

Kamara, Mariatu (Author)
McClelland, Susan (Author)
Annick Press 2008. 216 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Amputees, civil war, cultures, diversity, Mariatu Kamara, memoir, refugees, resilience, Sierra Leone, survival
 
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The Conquerors

McKee, David (Author/Illustrator)
Andersen Press 2011. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cultures, differences, peace, perspectives, soldiers, war
 
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A Native American Thought of It: Amazing Inventions and Innovations

Landon, Rocky (Author)
MacDonald, David (Author)
Annick Press 2008. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Creativity, cultures, history, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, inventions, science
 
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F Is for French: A Québec Alphabet

Arsenault, Elaine (Author)
Benoit, Renné (Illustrator)
Sleeping Bear Press 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Alphabet, bilingual text, Canadian history, cultures, geography, Québec, Québec history
 
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My Awesome Japan Adventure: A Diary About the Best 4 Months Ever!

Otowa, Rebecca (Author/Illustrator)
Tuttle 2013. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Cultures, diaries, Japan, scrapbooking, traditions, travel
 
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Maya: Amazing Inventions You Can Build Yourself

Bell-Rehwoldt, Sheri (Author)
Casteel, Tom (Illustrator)
Nomad Press 2011. 128 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Central America, civilization, cultures, inventions, Maya
 
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At the Same Moment, Around the World

Perrin, Clotilde (Author/Illustrator)
Chronicle Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, countries, cultures, everyday life, time, time zones
 
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Play

Onyefulu, Ifeoma (Author)
Quarto 2013. 28 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, children, cultures, games, illustrations (photographs), one word per page, play
 
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Architecture According to Pigeons

Tailfeather, Speck Lee (Author)
Gurney, Stella (Author)
Seki, Natsko (Illustrator)
Phaidon 2013. 64 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Architecture, birds, buildings, city life, cultures, perspectives, travel
 
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The Iroquois

Dolbear, Emily J. (Author)
Benoit, Peter (Illustrator)
Scholastic 2011. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Cultures, First Nations history, Indigenous peoples, Iroquois, North America
 
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Life in a Longhouse Village

Kalman, Bobbie (Author)
Crabtree 2001. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Community, cultures, history, homes, Indigenous peoples, Iroquois, longhouses, villages
 
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Suki’s Kimono

Uegaki, Chieri (Author)
Jorisch, Stéphane (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2003. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Assertiveness, clothing, cultures, differences, diversity, grandmothers, heritage, individuality, intergenerational relationships, Japan, pride, school life, self-confidence, teasing
 
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Explore Native American Cultures!

Yasuda, Anita (Author)
Keller, Jennifer K. (Illustrator)
Nomad Press 2013. 90 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Crafts, cultures, Indigenous peoples, instructions
 
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The Sandwich Swap

Queen, Rania (Author)
DiPucchio, Kelly (Author)
Tusa, Tricia (Illustrator)
Disney/Hyperion Books 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, cultures, differences, food, friendship, multiculturalism
 
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A Cool Drink of Water

Kerley, Barbara (Author)
National Geographic Society 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Conservation, cultures, illustrations (photographs), natural resources, water
 
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