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Keyword: illustrations (monochrome)

Shu-Li and Tamara

Yee, Paul (Author)
Wang, Shaoli (Illustrator)
Tradewind Books 2008. 72 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Acceptance, British Columbia, cultures, friendship, illustrations (monochrome), immigrants, justice, new students, prejudice, self-esteem
 
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The Raven

Poe, Edgar Allan (Author)
Price, Ryan (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2006. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Death, first-person narration, grief, guilt, horror, illustrations (monochrome), mental health, missing persons, poetry, tragedy, unreliable narrator, violence
 
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A Monster Calls

Ness, Patrick (Author)
Dowd, Siobhan (Author)
Kay, Jim (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 214 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Allegories, cancer, coping, family life, fantasy, grief, illustrations (monochrome), loss, mothers, multiple stories, terminal illness
 
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The Whale

Murrow, Ethan (Author/Illustrator)
Murrow, Vita (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Adventure, boats, curiosity, illustrations (monochrome), imagination, investigations, whales, wordless book
 
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Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories

Varon, Sara (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2016. 128 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Allegories, animals, anthropomorphization, comic strips, humour, illustrations (monochrome), multimodal, short stories, storytelling, vignettes, writing
 
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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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The Errand

LaFleur, Leo (Author)
Oehlers, Adam (Illustrator)
Simply Read Books 2017. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Courage, danger, forests, giants, heroes, illustrations (monochrome), journeys, mystery, second-person narration, suspense, witches
 
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It Looked Like Spilt Milk

Shaw, Charles G. (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 1988. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Clouds, illustrations (monochrome), imagination, perceptions, recurrent patterns
 
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I Remember Beirut

Abirached, Zeina (Author/Illustrator)
Lerner 2014. 96 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Family life, first-person narration, identity, illustrations (monochrome), Lebanon, mothers and daughters, overcoming adversity, self-actualization, self-esteem, war
 
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The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

Van Allsburg, Chris (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1984. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Illustrations (monochrome), imagination, interesting illustrations, mystery, non-linear stories
 
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First Man: Reimagining Matthew Henson

Schwartz, Simon (Author/Illustrator)
Lerner 2015. 160 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, Arctic, artefacts, exploration, illustrations (monochrome), Indigenous peoples, Matthew Henson, natural history, nature
 
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Line of Fire: Diary of an Unknown Soldier

Barroux (Author/Illustrator)
Phoenix Yard Books 2014. 96 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Diaries, France, illustrations (monochrome), memoir, military history, primary documents, soldiers, war, World War I
 
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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
 
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Friends With Boys

Hicks, Faith Erin (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 224 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, fantasy, gender roles, ghosts, homeschooling, identity, illustrations (monochrome), Nova Scotia, paranormal, relationships, school life, youth
 
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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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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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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
 
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Secret Path

Downie, Gord (Author)
Lemire, Jeff (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2016. 88 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, Canadian history, Chanie Wenjack, diversity, economic disparity, illustrations (monochrome), Indigenous peoples, mythology, reconciliation, residential schools, social justice, songs, tragedy
 
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White Rapids

Blanchet, Pascal (Author/Illustrator)
Drawn & Quarterly 2007. 156 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Company towns, electricity, illustrations (Art Deco style), illustrations (monochrome), Québec, Québec history, Shawinigan
 
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Paul Joins the Scouts

Rabagliati, Michel (Author/Illustrator)
Conundrum Press 2013. 160 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: 1970s, Boy scouts, first romantic relationships, illustrations (monochrome), Montréal, October Crisis, politics, Québec history, summer camps
 
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The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Selznick, Brian (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2007. 534 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Automatons, fantasy, film, film history, identity, illustrations (monochrome), inventions, multimodal, mystery, orphans, Paris (France), photography, secrets, survival, trains
 
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Anya’s Ghost

Brosgol, Vera (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2014. 222 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Diversity, family life, fantasy, first romantic relationships, friendship, ghosts, graphic novels, identity, illustrations (monochrome), magic realism, self-esteem
 
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The Silence of Our Friends: The Civil Rights Struggle Was Never Black and White

Long, Mark (Author)
Demonakos, Jim (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2012. 202 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, American history, brothers and sisters, civil rights, friendship, illustrations (monochrome), Mark Long, memoir, racism, segregation, social justice
 
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A Light in the Attic

Silverstein, Shel (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2005. 176 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Humour, illustrations (ink), illustrations (monochrome), poetry (collections), rhymes
 
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Noughts & Crosses: The Graphic Novel Adaptation

Blackman, Malorie (Author)
Edginton, Ian (Author)
Aggs, John (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2015. 208 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Adaptations, dystopia, economic disparity, families, fantasy, first romantic relationships, illustrations (monochrome), racism, relationships
 
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March: Book One

Lewis, John (Author)
Aydin, Andrew (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Top Shelf Productions 2013. 128 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, American history, civil rights, illustrations (monochrome), John Lewis, memoir, peaceful protests, racism, segregation
 
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The Spider and the Fly

Howitt, Mary (Author)
DiTerlizzi, Terry (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2012. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Flies, illustrations (monochrome), morals, poetry, predators, spiders, stories in rhyme, tricks
 
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New France

Livesey, Robert (Author)
Smith, A.G. (Illustrator)
Fitzhenry & Whiteside 1990. 90 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Canada, Canadian history, discovery, exploration, illustrations (monochrome), New France, Québec history
 
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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Silverstein, Shel (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2002. 166 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Humour, illustrations (ink), illustrations (monochrome), poetry (collections), rhymes
 
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Perfect Snow

Reid, Barbara (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic Canada 2009. 30 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Comic strips, cooperation, friendship, illustrations (monochrome), illustrations (plasticine), snow, winter
 
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A Monster Wrote Me a Letter

Bland, Nick (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Humour, illustrations (monochrome), letters, monsters, point of view, stories in rhyme, stories in two voices
 
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Unspoken: A Story From the Underground Railroad

Cole, Henry (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2012. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: American Civil War, Black history, courage, illustrations (monochrome), slavery, Underground Railroad, wordless book
 
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Zoom

Wynne-Jones, Tim (Author)
Beddows, Eric (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2009. 100 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Adventure, cats, exploration, illustrations (monochrome), imagination, story collections
 
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The Giving Tree

Silverstein, Shel (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2006. 60 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Allegories, friendship, generosity, growing up, illustrations (monochrome), metaphors, trees
 
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Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet

McLimans, David (Author/Illustrator)
Walker 2006. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Alphabet, endangered animals, illustrations (monochrome), interesting illustrations, scientific language
 
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Millions of Cats

Gág, Wanda (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cats, companionship, decisions, illustrations (monochrome), loneliness, vanity
 
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The Arrival

Tan, Shaun (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2007. 128 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Circular story, graphic novels, illustrations (monochrome), immigration, journeys, travel, wordless book
 
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