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Jessie Elliot Is a Big Chicken

Gravel, Elise (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2014. 176 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Community, diaries, female protagonist, first romantic relationships, friendship, identity, mental health, Montréal, new school year, peers, substance abuse, summer, transition to high school
 
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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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After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

Santat, Dan (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2017. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Fear, first-person narration, growth, Humpty Dumpty, loss, mental health, overcoming adversity, overcoming fears, recovery, self-determination, surprise endings
 
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Speak: The Graphic Novel

Anderson, Laurie Halse (Author)
Carroll, Emily (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2018. 376 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Art, bullying, cliques, community, first-person narration, illustrations (monochrome), mental health, peer pressure, peers, rape, school life, self-esteem, sexual violence, substance abuse, teachers
 
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The Crazy Man

Porter, Pamela (Author)
Groundwood Books 2006. 216 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1960s, acceptance, amputees, courage, empathy, farms, friendship, kindness, loneliness, loss, mental health, Saskatchewan, social change, tragedy
 
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For the Record

Huang, Charlotte (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 314 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Body image, fame, fandom, first-person narration, friendship, mental health, music, romantic relationships, self-esteem, singers, substance abuse, teamwork
 
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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Steptoe, Javaka (Author/Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, art, artists, Black history, city life, creativity, family life, individuality, Jean-Michel Basquiat, mental health, New York City, painting, street life
 
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Punch Like a Girl

Krossing, Karen (Author)
Orca 2015. 234 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Breakups, conflicts in relationships, family life, first-person narration, gender roles, identity, kidnapping, mental health, recovery, secrets, sexual abuse, sexual assault, survival, violence
 
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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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The Goldfish Boy

Thompson, Lisa (Author)
Scholastic 2017. 316 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Community, family life, first-person narration, friendship, kidnapping, loneliness, mental health, missing persons, mystery, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, social skills
 
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Jeremy Stone

Choyce, Lesley (Author)
Red Deer Press 2013. 184 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Bullying, depressions (psychological), family life, first-person narration, free verse, healing, identity, Indigenous peoples, mental health, novels in verse, residential schools
 
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The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

Toten, Teresa (Author)
Doubleday Canada 2013. 264 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, dysfunctional families, family life, first romantic relationships, friendship, identity, mental health, multigenre, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, peers, 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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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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Boy 21

Quick, Matthew (Author)
Little, Brown 2013. 256 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Basketball, competitions, first-person narration, grief, identity, loss, mental health, poverty, rivalries, self-esteem, socio-economic disparity
 
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Dark Side

Choi, John (Author)
Lorimer 2016. 168 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Depressions (psychological), empathy, family life, friendship, mental health, overcoming adversity, overcoming fears, parent-child relationships, parental authority, self-determination, social media
 
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Shooter

Pignat, Caroline (Author)
Penguin Random House Canada 2016. 312 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Diversity, friendship, lockdown, mental health, multimodal, multiple narrators, photography, romantic relationships, school life, school shootings, suspense, tragedy, violence
 
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The Whole Story of Half a Girl

Hiranandani, Veera (Author)
Penguin Random House 2013. 218 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Economic disparity, family life, first-person narration, friendship, identity, mental health, multicultural heritage, peer pressure, school life, self-esteem
 
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Placebo Junkies

Carleson, J.C. (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 298 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Economic disparity, ethics, first-person narration, friendship, health, medicine, mental health, pharmaceutical testing, research, survival
 
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Belzhar

Wolitzer, Meg (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 266 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Alternative schools, boarding schools, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, healing, loss, mental health, school life, Sylvia Plath, trauma, writing
 
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The Lady of Shalott

Tennyson, Alfred (Author)
Côté, Geneviève (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2009. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Arthurian legend, Camelot, death, fate, Lady of Shalott, lyric poetry, mental health, poetry
 
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Alice, I Think

Juby, Susan (Author)
HarperCollins 2007. 240 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: British Columbia, diaries, family life, first romantic relationships, friendship, homeschooling, identity, mental health, mutuality, self-esteem
 
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Saving Red

Sones, Sonya (Author)
HarperCollins 2016. 442 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, empathy, family life, first romantic relationships, forgiveness, friendship, homelessness, mental health, novels in verse
 
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The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone

Griffin, Adele (Author)
Soho Press 2014. 248 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Artists, creativity, death, fame, first romantic relationships, friendship, mental health, multimodal, mystery, New York City, perspectives, tragedy
 
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Chopsticks

Anthony, Jessica (Author/Illustrator)
Corral, Rodrigo (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2012. 304 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: First romantic relationships, graphic novels, illustrations (collage), illustrations (photographs), mental health, missing persons, multimodal, mystery, parent-child relationships, wordless book
 
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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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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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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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Calvin

Leavitt, Martine (Author)
Groundwood Books 2015. 184 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Calvin and Hobbes (fictional characters), environment, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, intertextuality, mental health, schizophrenia, unreliable narrator
 
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OCDaniel

King, Wesley (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2016. 296 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Differences, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, identity, loneliness, mental health, mystery, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, self-acceptance
 
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Ness, Patrick (Author)
HarperCollins 2015. 326 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Anxiety, first-person narration, friendship, heroes, identity, LGBTQ, mental health, metafiction, school life, self-esteem, superheroes, supernatural
 
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Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

Rosen, Michael (Author)
Blake, Quentin (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2005. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Death, emotions, grief, hope, illustrations (watercolours), loss, mental health, parent-child relationships, resilience
 
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Define “Normal”

Peters, Julie Anne (Author)
Little, Brown 2003. 200 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Counseling, family life, friendship, identity, mental health, parent-child relationships, stereotypes
 
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