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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Barnhill, Kelly (Author)
Workman 2016. 390 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Courage, fantasy, friendship, identity, magic, magical creatures, moon, multiple narrators, power, witches
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Saving Red

Sones, Sonya (Author)
HarperCollins 2016. 442 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, empathy, family life, first romantic relationships, forgiveness, friendship, homelessness, mental health, novels in verse
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Mario Makes a Move

McElmurry, Jill (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Competitions, creativity, dance, friendship, originality, squirrels, talent
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Buddy and Earl

Fergus, Maureen (Author)
Sookocheff, Carey (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Dogs, friendship, hedgehogs, humour, mischief, pets
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Sorry!

Ludwig, Trudy (Author)
Manning, Maurie J. (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Apologies, bullying, choices, friendship, school life
 
Cycle
Elementary
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The Cat and the Wizard

Lee, Dennis (Author)
Johnson, Gillian (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canada, cats, friendship, loneliness, rhymes, rhythm
 
Cycle
Elementary
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Solutions for Cold Feet and Other Little Problems

Sookocheff, Carey (Author/Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2016. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Dogs, everyday life, friendship, human-animal relationships, humour, instructions, pets, problem-solving
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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The Lost Boy

Ruth, Greg (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2013. 190 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Adventure, fantasy, friendship, illustrations (black and white), missing persons, mystery, portal fantasy, supernatural
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

Griffin, Adele (Author)
Soho Press 2014. 248 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Artists, creativity, death, fame, first romantic relationships, friendship, mental health, multimodal, mystery, New York City, perspectives, tragedy
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Honor Girl

Thrash, Maggie (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2015. 270 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Diversity, first romantic relationships, friendship, LGBTQ, memoir, self-actualization, sexual identity, summer camps
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Bluebird

Staake, Bob (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Bullying, friendship, grief, hope, loneliness, wordless book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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The Stamp Collector

Lanthier, Jennifer (Author)
Thisdale, François (Illustrator)
Fitzhenry & Whiteside 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Communication, freedom, friendship, human rights, prisoners, social change, social justice
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Stick and Stone

Ferry, Beth (Author)
Lichtenheld, Tom (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015. 44 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abilities, friendship, helpfulness, individuality, overcoming adversity, stories in rhyme
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Ooko

Shapiro, Esmé (Author/Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Differences, foxes, friendship, identity, individuality, mistaken identity, point of view
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Picture Me

Weber, Lori (Author)
Lorimer 2013. 160 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Body image, bullying, first-person narration, friendship, girls, multiple voices, romantic relationships, school life, self-esteem
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Mind Your Manners, B.B. Wolf

Sierra, Judy (Author)
Seibold, J. Otto (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2007. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Characters in fairy tales, friendship, libraries, manners, parties, stereotypes
 
Cycle
Elementary
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The Missing Piece

Silverstein, Shel (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2006. 108 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Allegories, circles, friendship, identity, illustrations (black and white), journeys, line (drawing)
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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What Light

Asher, Jay (Author)
Penguin Random House 2016. 262 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Christmas, family life, farms, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, identity, mutuality, sexual identity
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Wolfie the Bunny

Dyckman, Ame (Author)
OHora, Zachariah (Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2015. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Adoption, bears, brothers and sisters, friendship, humour, rivalries
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival

Larson, Kirby (Author)
Nethery, Mary (Author)
Cassels, Jean (Illustrator)
Walker 2008. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Animals, cats, dogs, friendship, Hurricane Katrina, loyalty, natural disasters, pets, survival
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Janes in Love

Castellucci, Cecil (Author)
Rugg, Jim (Illustrator)
DC Comics 2008. 154 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Community, first romantic relationships, friendship, graphic novels, illustrations (monochrome), public art, social activism
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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El Deafo

Bell, Cece (Author/Illustrator)
Abrams 2014. 242 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Deafness, differences, first-person narration, friendship, overcoming adversity, school life, superheroes
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Smile

Telgemeier, Raina (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2010. 218 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: First romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, identity, orthodontics, personal appearance, self-acceptance
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Drama

Telgemeier, Raina (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2012. 238 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: First romantic relationships, friendship, gender roles, graphic tale, homosexuality, humour, LGBTQ, school life, school plays, theatre
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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In Real Life

Doctorow, Cory (Author)
Wang, Jen (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2014. 178 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Alternate realities, economics, equality, friendship, gender roles, globalization, science fiction, video games
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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This One Summer

Tamaki, Mariko (Author)
Tamaki, Jillian (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2014. 320 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Families, friendship, graphic novels, growing up, illustrations (monochrome), relationships, summer
 
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Elementary
Secondary
 
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I Am Princess X

Priest, Cherie (Author)
Scholastic 2015. 232 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Adventure, comic strips, fairy tales, friendship, kidnapping, multimodal, mystery, webcomics
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Skim

Tamaki, Mariko (Author)
Tamaki, Jillian (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2010. 144 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Body image, cliques, diversity, feminism, friendship, graphic novels, identity, illustrations (monochrome), LGBTQ, mental health, school life, self-esteem, Wicca
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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My Two Blankets

Kobald, Irena (Author)
Blackwood, Freya (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Belonging, communication, first-person narration, friendship, immigrants, migration, multiculturalism, refugees
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Hard Love

Wittlinger, Ellen (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2001. 228 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: First romantic relationships, friendship, identity, LGBTQ, relationships, self-esteem, writing, zines
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Boy Proof

Castellucci, Cecil (Author)
Candlewick Press 2006. 204 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Diaries, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, geek culture, identity, self-actualization
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Everything, Everything

Yoon, Nicola (Author)
Doubleday Canada 2015. 310 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Allergies, family life, first romantic relationships, friendship, mothers and daughters, risks, sickness
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Flipped

Van Draanen, Wendelin (Author)
Penguin Random House 2016. 246 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Family life, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, identity, multiple voices, peer pressure, self-esteem, socio-economic disparity
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Eleanor & Park

Rowell, Rainbow (Author)
Macmillan 2013. 330 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1980s, families, first romantic relationships, friendship, identity, individuality, love, school life
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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An Abundance of Katherines

Green, John (Author)
Penguin Random House 2008. 236 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Anagrams, breakups, conflicts in relationships, friendship, geek culture, love, mathematics, relationships, road trips, self-esteem, word play
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Stargirl

Spinelli, Jerry (Author)
Penguin Random House 2004. 186 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: First romantic relationships, friendship, identity, individuality, love, nonconformity, school life, sexual identity
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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The Farmer and the Clown

Frazee, Marla (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Circus, friendship, humour, intergenerational relationships, wordless book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Here I Am

Kim, Patti (Author)
Sanchez, Sonia (Illustrator)
Capstone 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Community, discovery, friendship, immigration, moving (household), wordless book
 
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Elementary
Secondary
 
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Big Red Lollipop

Khan, Rukhsana (Author)
Blackall, Sophie (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2010. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Birthdays, family life, friendship, immigrants, multicultural heritage, sisters
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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The Truth Commission

Juby, Susan (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 314 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Creative writing, dysfunctional families, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, footnotes, friendship, implied narrator, metafiction, school life
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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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 assault, stigmatization, summer camps, violence
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Off the Rim

Bates, Sonya Spreen (Author)
Orca 2015. 162 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Basketball, first-person narration, friendship, mystery, school life, sports, teamwork
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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K
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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6
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Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon

Lovell, Patty (Author)
Catrow, David (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, friendship, grandmothers, imagination, neighbours, play, toys
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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