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Keyword: female protagonist

Big Big Sky

Dunnion, Kristyn (Author)
Red Deer Press 2008. 254 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Community, dystopia, environment, female protagonist, feminism, first-person narration, genetics, languages, LGBTQ, multiple voices, survival, war
 
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The Case of the Missing Moonstone

Stratford, Jordan (Author)
Murphy, Kelly (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2015. 220 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Detectives, England, female protagonist, friendship, historical fiction, historical figures, illustrations (monochrome), mystery, teamwork
 
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Jessie Elliot Is a Big Chicken

Gravel, Elise (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2014. 176 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Community, diaries, female protagonist, first romantic relationships, friendship, identity, mental health, Montréal, new school year, peers, substance abuse, summer, transition to high school
 
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Spill Zone

Westerfeld, Scott (Author)
Puvilland, Alex (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2017. 216 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Art, cliffhangers, collections, dystopia, fantasy, female protagonist, future, grief, military regimes, paranormal, science fiction, sisters, zombies
 
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Julia Vanishes

Egan, Catherine (Author)
Doubleday Canada 2016. 376 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Adventure, brothers and sisters, fantasy, female protagonist, first-person narration, magic, mystery, romantic relationships, socio-economic disparity, supernatural, witches
 
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Lily and Taylor

Moser, Elaine (Author)
Groundwood Books 2013. 192 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, conflicts in relationships, family life, female protagonist, friendship, grandmothers, relationships, resilience, self-esteem, sisters, socio-economic disparity, substance abuse, survival, tragedy, violence
 
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You’re Welcome, Universe

Gardner, Whitney (Author)
Penguin Random House 2017. 298 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Art, breakups, communication, deafness, female protagonist, first-person narration, friendship, graffiti, multigenre, multimodal, school life, sign language, tagging, teachers
 
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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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Keeper of the Light

Barkhouse, Janet (Author)
Cilia, Thérèse (Illustrator)
Formac 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Boats, Canadian history, child labour, children’s rights, determination, female protagonist, independence, lighthouses, navigation, overcoming adversity, responsibility
 
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Lost Girl Found

Bassoff, Leah (Author)
DeLuca, Laura (Author)
Groundwood Books 2014. 216 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Child soldiers, civil war, community, courage, female protagonist, friendship, gender equality, gender roles, migration, peace, refugees, Sudan, survival
 
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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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Aluta

Badoe, Adwoa (Author)
Groundwood Books 2016. 216 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1980s, civil rights, female protagonist, friendship, gender roles, Ghana, identity, oppression, politics, pregnancy, protest movements, rape
 
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The Valiant

Livingston, Lesley (Author)
HarperCollins 2017. 378 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Egypt, fantasy, female protagonist, first-person narration, freedom, gladiators, historical fiction, romantic relationships, Rome, slavery, war
 
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Eliza and Her Monsters

Zappia, Francesca (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2017. 388 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Art, family life, fandom, female protagonist, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, identity, monsters, multigenre, multimodal, self-esteem, stereotypes, webcomics
 
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Not If I See You First

Lindstrom, Eric (Author)
Little, Brown 2015. 314 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Blindness, breakups, cousins, disabilities, families, female protagonist, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, forgiveness, friendship, loss
 
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel

Larson, Hope (Author/Illustrator)
L'Engle, Madeleine (Author)
Macmillan 2015. 416 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Adaptations, brothers and sisters, female protagonist, friendship, illustrations (monochrome), mathematics, physics, resilience, science fiction, self-discovery, space travel, supernatural, time travel
 
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Heartless

Meyer, Marissa (Author)
Macmillan 2016. 456 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Adventure, Alice in Wonderland, baking, dystopia, female protagonist, friendship, love, parental authority, retelling, self-determination
 
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The Snow Queen

Andersen, Hans Christian (Author)
Ibatoulline, Bagram (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Fairy tales, female protagonist, friendship, illustrations (acrylic), magic, Snow Queen
 
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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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Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Johnston, E.K. (Author)
Penguin Random House 2016. 248 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Cheerleading, family life, female protagonist, first-person narration, friendship, rape, rape culture, sexual abuse, sexual assault, stigmatization, summer camps, violence
 
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Kate and the Beanstalk

Osborne, Mary Pope (Author)
Potter, Giselle (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2005. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Farms, female protagonist, folktales, fractured stories, giants, Jack and the Beanstalk, magic, mothers and daughters, overcoming adversity
 
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Legend

Lu, Marie (Author)
Penguin Random House 2013. 308 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Dystopia, female protagonist, identity, Los Angeles, multiple narrators, romantic relationships, science fiction, stories in two voices, war
 
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