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Essex County

Lemire, Jeff (Author/Illustrator)
Top Shelf Productions 2009. 512 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Biography, brothers, childhood, country life, disabilities, family life, farms, grief, hockey, identity, illustrations (black and white), intertextuality, loss, love, mental health, Ontario, superheroes, uncles
 
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The Biggest Poutine in the World

Poulin, Andrée (Author)
Serre, Marc (Illustrator)
Battuz, Christine (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2016. 160 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Child abandonment, first-person narration, food, growing up, healing, humour, illustrations (black and white), independence, mothers and sons, non-traditional text layout, record breaking
 
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Ben’s Trumpet

Isadora, Rachel (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 1991. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Empathy, generosity, illustrations (black and white), inspiration, jazz, mentors, musicians, poverty
 
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The New Kid on the Block

Prelutsky, Jack (Author)
Stevenson, James (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2013. 160 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Figurative language, humour, illustrations (black and white), poetry, poetry (collections), rhymes
 
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Words

Niemann, Christoph (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2016. 352 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, English language, illustrations (black and white), imagination, minimalist, one word per page, perspectives, words
 
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Viorst, Judith (Author)
Cruz, Ray (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 1987. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Brothers, emotions, family life, feelings, first-person narration, frustration, illustrations (black and white), school life
 
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Steve Jobs: Insanely Great

Hartland, Jessie (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2015. 228 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Computers, creativity, graphic biography, illustrations (black and white), innovations, inventions, inventors, Steve Jobs, technology
 
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Hyena in Petticoats: The Story of Suffragette Nellie McClung

Dawson, Willow (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House Canada 2011. 96 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Canadian history, civil rights, illustrations (black and white), Nellie McClung, politics, suffragette movement, temperance movement, voting rights, war, women’s rights
 
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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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March: Book Three

Lewis, John (Author)
Aydin, Andrew (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Top Shelf Productions 2016. 256 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: 1960s, African Americans, American history, civil rights, illustrations (black and white), John Lewis, memoir, peaceful protests, segregation, voting rights
 
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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
 
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March: Book Two

Lewis, John (Author)
Aydin, Andrew (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Top Shelf Productions 2015. 192 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, American history, civil rights, illustrations (black and white), John Lewis, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., memoir, peaceful protests, racism, segregation, sequels
 
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Seeking Refuge

Watts, Irene N. (Author)
Shoemaker, Kathryn E. (Illustrator)
Tradewind Books 2016. 136 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Children and war, courage, England, illustrations (black and white), illustrations (pencil), Jewish history, Kindertransport, refugees, resilience, war, World War II
 
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The Native Stories From Keepers of the Earth

Bruchac, Joseph (Author)
Caduto, Michael (Author)
Fadden, John Kahionhes (Illustrator)
Fifth House 1994. 146 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Creation, environment, illustrations (black and white), Indigenous peoples, legends, nature, oral history, pourquoi tales, short stories, storytelling
 
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A Pizza the Size of the Sun

Prelutsky, Jack (Author)
Stevenson, James (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2013. 160 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Humour, illustrations (black and white), poetry, poetry (collections), rhymes
 
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Snow White

Phelan, Matt (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2016. 216 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: City life, fairy tale adaptations, illustrations (Art Deco style), illustrations (black and white), illustrations (watercolours), New York City, retelling, Snow White, wordless book
 
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Duran Duran, Imelda Marcos, and Me

Mapa, Lorina (Author/Illustrator)
Conundrum Press 2017. 136 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: 1980s, Canada, discography, fathers and daughters, graphic biography, illustrations (black and white), immigration, loss, memoir, Philippines
 
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The Storm

Miyakoshi, Akiko (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Anticipation, fear, illustrations (black and white), patience, storms, weather
 
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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)
 
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Tight Times

Hazen, Barbara Shook (Author)
Hyman, Trina Schart (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 1983. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Depressions (economic), economic disparity, family life, illustrations (black and white), overcoming adversity, pets, resilience
 
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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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The Complete Persepolis

Satrapi, Marjane (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2007. 344 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Feminism, freedom, identity, illustrations (black and white), Iran, Islam, memoir, politics, religions, revolution
 
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My Pen

Myers, Christopher (Author/Illustrator)
Disney/Hyperion Books 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, drawing, first-person narration, illustrations (black and white), illustrations (ink), imagination, writing
 
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Blankets

Thompson, Craig (Author/Illustrator)
Drawn & Quarterly 2015. 592 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, dysfunctional families, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, identity, illustrations (black and white), memoir, religions
 
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Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir

Prince, Liz (Author/Illustrator)
Zest Books 2014. 256 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Body image, bullying, first-person narration, gender roles, identity, illustrations (black and white), memoir, relationships, stereotypes
 
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Mercury

Larson, Hope (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2013. 236 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: 19th century, families, fantasy, historical fiction, illustrations (black and white), love, magic realism, Nova Scotia, parallel stories, time
 
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Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography

Brown, Chester (Author/Illustrator)
Drawn & Quarterly 2013. 332 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Canadian history, civil war, graphic biography, illustrations (black and white), leaders, Louis Riel, Métis, patriotism, politics, rebellions, treason
 
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Round Trip

Jonas, Ann (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 1990. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Circular story, city and country life, illustrations (black and white), interesting illustrations, journeys, optical illusions
 
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