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Keyword: Nova Scotia

Sea Change

Viva, Frank (Author/Illustrator)
Toon Books 2016. 118 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Abuse, community, country life, courage, family life, first-person narration, fishing, friendship, non-traditional text layout, Nova Scotia, responsibility, summer
 
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From Ben Loman to the Sea

Woolaver, Lance (Author)
Lewis, Maud (Illustrator)
Nimbus 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian art, community, growing up, Nova Scotia, poetry
 
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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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Johnny Kellock Died Today

Dyer, Hadley (Author)
HarperCollins 2007. 192 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, cousins, family life, first-person narration, friendship, Nova Scotia, runaways, socio-economic disparity
 
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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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Boy of the Deeps

Wallace, Ian (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2005. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Child labour, coal, fathers and sons, mining, Nova Scotia, work
 
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Up Home

Grant, Shauntay (Author)
Tooke, Susan (Illustrator)
Nimbus 2011. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Black history, Canadian culture, Canadian history, community, free verse, memories, Nova Scotia
 
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Viola Desmond Won’t Be Budged!

Warner, Jody Nyasha (Author)
Rudnicki, Richard (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Canadians, equality, human rights, Nova Scotia, overcoming adversity, racism, segregation, Viola Desmond
 
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Claire’s Gift

Trottier, Maxine (Author)
Kupesic, Rajka (Illustrator)
Scholastic Canada 2002. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Aunts, families, homesick, loneliness, Nova Scotia, traditions
 
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