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Keyword: discrimination

Bob the Artist

Deuchars, Marion (Author/Illustrator)
Laurence King Publishing 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, art, artists, birds, discrimination, individuality, inspiration, self-confidence, teasing
 
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The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One

Lovelace, Amanda (Author)
Andrews McMeel 2018. 194 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Body image, discrimination, equality, fairy tales, feminism, gender identity, intertextuality, non-traditional text layout, poetry (collections), politics, sexual violence, social justice, violence, women’s history
 
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Threads: From the Refugee Crisis

Evans, Kate (Author/Illustrator)
Verso Books 2017. 176 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Community, discrimination, family tree, France, journalism, migration, multimodal, photography, poverty, racism, refugee camps, refugees, social justice, voluntarism
 
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Lila and the Crow

Grimard, Gabrielle (Author/Illustrator)
Annick Press 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Discrimination, friendship, isolation, new students, resilience, school life, self-acceptance, symbolism, teasing
 
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The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

Ellis, Deborah (Author)
Tanaka, Shelley (Author)
Twomey, Nora (Author)
Groundwood Books 2018. 80 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Afghanistan, children’s rights, discrimination, education, female protagonist, gender roles, justice, oppression, perseverance, political regimes, religions, responsibility, social justice, survival, war
 
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The Cow That Went Oink

Most, Bernard (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animal sounds, bullying, cows, differences, discrimination, farm animals, farms, identity, individuality, pigs
 
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That Pesky Rat

Child, Lauren (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: City life, companionship, discrimination, isolation, non-traditional text layout, personal appearance, pets, rats
 
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#NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women

Charleyboy, Lisa (Editor)
Leatherdale, Mary Beth (Editor)
Annick Press 2017. 110 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Body image, colonialism, discrimination, feminism, grandmothers, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, intertextuality, media literacy, multigenre, multimodal, princesses, self-esteem, social justice, traditions, women, women’s history
 
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Fire Starters

Storm, Jen (Author)
Henderson, Scott B. (Illustrator)
Yaciuk, Donovan (Illustrator)
Portage & Main Press 2016. 54 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Community, crime, discrimination, First Nation reservations, friendship, Indigenous peoples, justice, missing persons, Ontario, reconciliation, social justice, stereotypes, traditions
 
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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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The Breadwinner

Ellis, Deborah (Author)
Groundwood Books 2001. 174 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Afghanistan, children’s rights, discrimination, education, female protagonist, gender roles, justice, oppression, perseverance, political regimes, religions, responsibility, social justice, survival, war
 
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The Red Pencil

Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Evans, Shane W. (Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2014. 326 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Art, civil war, discrimination, education, environment, family life, female protagonist, first-person narration, free verse, gender roles, genocides, grief, loss, migration, novels in verse, refugees, Sudan
 
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It’s About Love

Camden, Steven (Author)
HarperCollins 2015. 438 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, England, family life, film, first romantic relationships, friendship, intertextuality, love, multigenre, new adult, revenge, socio-economic disparity, Star Wars, stereotypes
 
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Fight to Learn: The Struggle to Go to School

Scandiffio, Laura (Author)
Annick Press 2016. 168 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Activism, child labour, child soldiers, children’s rights, discrimination, education, gangs, global awareness, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, poverty
 
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The Lynching of Louie Sam

Stewart, Elizabeth (Author)
Annick Press 2012. 288 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 19th century, British Columbia, Canadian history, discrimination, first-person narration, historical fiction, Indigenous peoples, justice, persecution, tragedy
 
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The Chinese Head Tax and Anti-Chinese Immigration Policies in the Twentieth Century

Chan, Arlene (Author)
Lorimer 2014. 96 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Canadian history, Canadian Pacific Railway, Chinese Canadians, Chinese labourers, discrimination, Exclusion Act, human rights, illustrations (photographs), immigrants, primary documents, racism, railroads, taxation, War Measures Act
 
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The Girl in the Well Is Me

Rivers, Karen (Author)
Cormorant Books 2016. 156 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Bullying, discrimination, economic disparity, fear, first-person narration, peer pressure, rescue, self-esteem, survival, Texas
 
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Heart of a Champion

Schwartz, Ellen (Author)
Tundra Books 2016. 258 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Baseball, brothers, Buddhism, Canadian history, discrimination, family life, friendship, internment, Japan, war, World War II
 
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Mr. Hiroshi’s Garden

Trottier, Maxine (Author)
Morin, Paul (Illustrator)
Fitzhenry & Whiteside 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, discrimination, gardens, human rights, internment, Japan, memories, World War II
 
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Ugly

Hoge, Robert (Author)
Robinson, Keith (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House Canada 2016. 202 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Bullying, differences, discrimination, illustrations (black and white), memoir, overcoming adversity, personal appearance, physical disabilities, resilience, self-determination, surgery
 
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Italian Canadian Internment in the Second World War

Hickman, Pamela (Author)
Cavalluzzo, Jean Smith (Author)
Lorimer 2012. 112 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Apologies, Canadian history, civil rights, discrimination, family life, fascism, illustrations (photographs), immigrants, internment, Italian Canadians, War Measures Act, World War II
 
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Indian Horse

Wagamese, Richard (Author)
Douglas & McIntyre 2012. 224 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1960s, discrimination, family life, first-person narration, grief, healing, hockey, Indigenous peoples, loss, Ojibwa, residential schools, self-determination
 
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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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Terezín: Voices From the Holocaust

Thomson, Ruth (Author)
Candlewick Press 2013. 64 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Art, community, Czech Republic, discrimination, ghetto, illustrations (photographs), Jewish history, primary documents, survival, Terezin, war, World War II
 
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If I Was Your Girl

Russo, Meredith (Author)
Macmillan 2016. 282 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, diversity, family life, first romantic relationships, friendship, gender identity, identity, LGBTQ, sexual identity, transgender
 
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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 Bag of Marbles

Joffo, Joseph (Author)
Kris (Author)
Bailly, Vincent (Illustrator)
Lerner 2013. 128 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Brothers, discrimination, family life, France, Jewish history, memoir, persecution, resourcefulness, street life, World War II
 
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5 to 1

Bodger, Holly (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 250 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Arranged marriages, competitions, discrimination, dystopia, family life, India, multiple narrators, novels in verse, relationships, social classes
 
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Rose Blanche

Innocenti, Roberto (Author/Illustrator)
Gallaz, Christophe (Author)
Creative Editions 2005. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Compassion, concentration camps, discrimination, kindness, multiple voices, war, World War II
 
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Looks Like Daylight: Voices of Indigenous Kids

Ellis, Deborah (Author)
Groundwood Books 2013. 256 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Cultural heritage, discrimination, identity, Indigenous peoples, interviews, LGBTQ, Native Americans, oral history, residential schools, social activism, social justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, youth
 
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Girls Like Us

Giles, Gail (Author)
Candlewick Press 2015. 218 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Disabilities, discrimination, first-person narration, friendship, multiple narrators, school life, self-determination, special education
 
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Monster: A Graphic Novel

Myers, Walter Dean (Author)
Sims, Guy A. (Author)
Anyabwile, Dawud (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2015. 154 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, criminal justice, criminals, discrimination, diversity, film, gangs, identity, illustrations (monochrome), profiling, socio-economic disparity
 
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Cinder

Meyer, Marissa (Author)
Macmillan 2013. 402 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Cinderella, cyborgs, discrimination, diversity, dystopia, fairy tale adaptations, female protagonist, first romantic relationships, friendship, science fiction, socio-economic disparity, technology
 
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Ichiro

Inzana, Ryan (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014. 288 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Cultural heritage, discrimination, family life, fantasy, identity, Japan, manga, mythology, travel
 
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October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard

Newman, Lesléa (Author)
Candlewick Press 2012. 112 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, diversity, LGBTQ, novels in verse, poetry, point of view, social justice, violence
 
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Nobody Cries at Bingo

Dumont, Dawn (Author)
Thistledown Press 2011. 306 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, diversity, family life, First Nation reservations, first-person narration, Indigenous peoples, memoir, Saskatchewan, school life, social justice, stereotypes, violence, women
 
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The Nameless City

Hicks, Faith Erin (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2016. 240 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Adventure, belonging, city life, civilization, discrimination, friendship, historical fiction, identity
 
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Saving Montgomery Sole

Tamaki, Mariko (Author)
Penguin Random House 2016. 232 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, friendship, identity, LGBTQ, prejudice, religions, school life, supernatural
 
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Behind You

Woodson, Jacqueline (Author)
Penguin Random House 2010. 128 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Afterlife, death, discrimination, diversity, friendship, grief, LGBTQ, multiple narrators, racism, romantic relationships
 
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Red Queen

Aveyard, Victoria (Author)
HarperCollins 2015. 392 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, dystopia, equality, loyalty, metafiction, monarchy, war
 
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Our Rights: How Kids Are Changing the World

Wilson, Janet (Author/Illustrator)
Second Story Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Activism, around the world, children, children’s rights, discrimination, human rights, justice, making a difference, United Nations
 
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