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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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Sit

Ellis, Deborah (Author)
Groundwood Books 2017. 144 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Children, children’s rights, colonialism, human rights, justice, oppression, politics, resilience, short stories, social justice, war
 
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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation

Smith, Monique Gray (Author)
Orca 2017. 160 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Abuse, assimilation, Canadian history, colonialism, families, human rights, illustrations (photographs), Indigenous peoples, maps, multimodal, politics, residential schools, social justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
 
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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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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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We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures

Amnesty International (Author)
Sís, Peter (Illustrator)
Quarto 2008. 64 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, children’s rights, concepts, freedom, human rights, multiple illustrators
 
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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
 
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I Have a Dream

King, Martin Luther, Jr. (Author)
Nelson, Kadir (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2012. 36 pages + 1 CD
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Black history, civil rights, equality, human rights, Martin Luther King Jr., speeches
 
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Hope Springs

Walters, Eric (Author)
Fernandes, Eugenie (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, community, human rights, Kenya, kindness, orphans, sharing, water
 
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Zahra’s Paradise

Soltani, Amir (Author)
Khalil (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2011. 272 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Democracy, freedom, historical fiction, human rights, illustrations (black and white), Iran, oppression, political regimes, protest movements, religions, violence
 
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Africa Is My Home: A Child of the Amistad

Edinger, Monica (Author)
Byrd, Robert (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 60 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Africa, Black history, human rights, justice, resilience, slavery
 
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Children Growing Up With War

Matthews, Jenny (Author)
Candlewick Press 2014. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, children and war, children’s rights, conflicts, diversity, everyday life, global awareness, human rights, illustrations (photographs), refugees, war
 
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Moon at Nine

Ellis, Deborah (Author)
Pajama Press 2014. 224 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: First romantic relationships, human rights, Iran, LGBTQ, love, overcoming adversity, women’s rights
 
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Secret of the Dance

Spalding, Andrea (Author)
Scow, Alfred (Author)
Gait, Darlene (Illustrator)
Orca 2009. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, ceremonies, dance, First Nations history, human rights, oppression, traditions
 
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Migration in the 21st Century

Challen, Paul (Author)
Crabtree 2010. 48 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Climate change, emigration, globalization, human rights, immigration, migration, world economy
 
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This Child, Every Child: A Book About the World’s Children

Smith, David J. (Author)
Armstrong, Shelagh (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2011. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Around the world, children, children’s rights, equality, everyday life, global awareness, human rights
 
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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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She’s Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!

Lasky, Kathryn (Author)
Catrow, David (Illustrator)
Disney/Hyperion Books 1997. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animal rights, birds, conservation, democracy, endangered animals, environment, human rights, humour, women’s rights
 
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Razia’s Ray of Hope: One Girl’s Dream of an Education

Suneby, Elizabeth (Author)
Verelst, Suana (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Afghanistan, community, education, hope, human rights, perseverance
 
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Viola Desmond Won’t Be Budged!

Warner, Jody Nyasha (Author)
Rudnicki, Richard (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Canadians, equality, human rights, Nova Scotia, overcoming adversity, racism, segregation, Viola Desmond
 
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I Have the Right to Be a Child

Serres, Alain (Author)
Fronty, Aurélia (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2012. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Children’s rights, human rights, illustrations (acrylic), peace, United Nations
 
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