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Fire Starters

Storm, Jen (Author)
Henderson, Scott B. (Illustrator)
Yaciuk, Donovan (Illustrator)
Portage & Main Press 2016. 54 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Community, crime, discrimination, First Nation reservations, friendship, Indigenous peoples, justice, missing persons, Ontario, reconciliation, social justice, stereotypes, traditions
 
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Me and Luke

O'Hearn, Audrey (Author)
Groundwood Books 2005. 176 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Adoption, babies, community, country life, first-person narration, intergenerational relationships, justice, Ontario, responsibility, single-parent families, teen parent
 
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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 Kidnappers

Roberts, Willo Davis (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2016. 200 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Bullying, courage, crime, empathy, justice, kidnapping, kindness, mystery, wealth
 
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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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Taking Aim: Power and Pain, Teens and Guns

Cart, Michael (Editor)
HarperCollins 2015. 360 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Adolescence, justice, multiple authors, power, short stories, United States, violence
 
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The Lynching of Louie Sam

Stewart, Elizabeth (Author)
Annick Press 2012. 288 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 19th century, British Columbia, Canadian history, discrimination, first-person narration, historical fiction, Indigenous peoples, justice, persecution, tragedy
 
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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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Chains

Anderson, Laurie Halse (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2010. 320 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: American Civil War, equality, freedom, historical fiction, justice, overcoming adversity, prisoners, racism, revolution, slavery, United States
 
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Pinkney, Brian (Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, Black history, civil rights, justice, Mahalia Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr., segregation
 
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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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