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Keyword: magic realism

The Seventh Wish

Messner, Kate (Author)
Bloomsbury 2016. 232 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Dancing, family life, first-person narration, fish, fishing, friendship, intergenerational relationships, magic, magic realism, sisters, substance abuse, wishes
 
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Bone Gap

Ruby, Laura (Author)
HarperCollins 2015. 356 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers, bullying, country life, first romantic relationships, kidnapping, magic realism, mystery, personal appearance, self-acceptance
 
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Every Day

Levithan, David (Author)
Penguin Random House 2013. 326 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Attachment, family life, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, identity, LGBTQ, love, magic realism, maturity, mental health, perspectives, school life
 
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Still Life With Tornado

King, A.S. (Author)
Penguin Random House 2016. 296 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, art, homelessness, magic realism, mental health, multiple narrators, multiple personalities, point of view, psychology, secrets, survival, trauma, unreliable narrator
 
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Missing Nimâmâ

Florence, Melanie (Author)
Thisdale, François (Illustrator)
Clockwise Press 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cree, family life, First Nations history, free verse, Indigenous peoples, magic realism, missing persons, mothers, mothers and daughters, multiple narrators, social justice, women
 
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Lost & Found

Tan, Shaun (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2011. 128 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Belonging, city life, civilization, colonization, displacement, environment, identity, loss, magic realism, mental health, migration, multimodal, multiple stories, surrealism
 
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Saints

Yang, Gene Luen (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2013. 172 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: China, Chinese culture, Christianity, gender roles, historical fiction, Joan of Arc, magic realism, mythology, soldiers, war
 
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The Outside Circle

LaBoucane-Benson, Patti (Author)
Mellings, Kelly (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2015. 128 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Diversity, gangs, graphic novels, hope, identity, Indian Act, Indigenous peoples, magic realism, mental health, multigenre, multimodal, reconciliation, violence
 
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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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Bruiser

Shusterman, Neal (Author)
HarperCollins 2011. 328 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: First romantic relationships, first-person narration, free verse, magic realism, multiple voices, perspectives, relationships, stories in two voices, twins
 
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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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Boxers

Yang, Gene Luen (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2013. 330 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: China, Chinese culture, Christianity, historical fiction, magic realism, mythology, soldiers, war
 
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