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Keyword: novels in verse

The Red Pencil

Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Evans, Shane W. (Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2014. 326 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Art, civil war, discrimination, education, environment, family life, female protagonist, first-person narration, free verse, gender roles, genocides, grief, loss, migration, novels in verse, refugees, Sudan
 
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The You I’ve Never Known

Hopkins, Ellen (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2017. 598 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, dysfunctional families, fathers and daughters, free verse, gender identity, LGBTQ, multigenre, multiple voices, novels in verse, pregnancy, romantic relationships, self-esteem, substance abuse
 
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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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5 to 1

Bodger, Holly (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 250 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Arranged marriages, competitions, discrimination, dystopia, family life, India, multiple narrators, novels in verse, relationships, social classes
 
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A Time to Dance

Venkatraman, Padma (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 312 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Accidents, dance, first-person narration, identity, India, novels in verse, physical disabilities, rehabilitation
 
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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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Traffick

Hopkins, Ellen (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2015. 516 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, dysfunctional families, love, multiple voices, novels in verse, overcoming adversity, prostitution, recovery
 
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Nix Minus One

MacLean, Jill (Author)
Pajama Press 2013. 290 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, bullying, figurative language, grief, identity, Newfoundland and Labrador, novels in verse, self-determination
 
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The Crossover

Alexander, Kwame (Author)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014. 238 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Basketball, diversity, family life, fathers and sons, first romantic relationships, free verse, health, hip-hop, loss, novels in verse, sound poetry, twins
 
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What My Mother Doesn’t Know

Sones, Sonya (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2013. 260 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: First romantic relationships, first-person narration, identity, mothers and daughters, novels in verse, self-esteem, sexuality
 
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Brown Girl Dreaming

Woodson, Jacqueline (Author)
Penguin Random House 2014. 338 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: African Americans, childhood, city and country life, family life, first-person narration, friendship, identity, Jacqueline Woodson, memoir, novels in verse, prejudice, United States
 
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October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard

Newman, Lesléa (Author)
Candlewick Press 2012. 112 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, diversity, LGBTQ, novels in verse, poetry, point of view, social justice, violence
 
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One

Crossan, Sarah (Author)
HarperCollins 2015. 394 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Conjoined twins, first romantic relationships, identity, loss, novels in verse, sisters, twins
 
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Yellow Mini

Weber, Lori (Author)
Fitzhenry & Whiteside 2011. 244 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Friendship, grief, identity, multiple voices, novels in verse, parent-child relationships, perspectives, relationships, school life
 
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