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Keyword: oppression

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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Aluta

Badoe, Adwoa (Author)
Groundwood Books 2016. 216 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1980s, civil rights, female protagonist, friendship, gender roles, Ghana, identity, oppression, politics, pregnancy, protest movements, rape
 
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Nasreen’s Secret School: A True Story From Afghanistan

Winter, Jeanette (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2009. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Afghanistan, children’s rights, education, oppression, war, women’s rights
 
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Zahra’s Paradise

Soltani, Amir (Author)
Khalil (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2011. 272 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Democracy, freedom, historical fiction, human rights, illustrations (black and white), Iran, oppression, political regimes, protest movements, religions, violence
 
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Delirium

Oliver, Lauren (Author)
HarperCollins 2012. 444 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Dystopia, family life, first romantic relationships, government, love, oppression, science fiction
 
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Encounter

Yolen, Jane (Author)
Shannon, David (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1996. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Christopher Columbus, exploration, first-person narration, history, illustrations (acrylic), oppression, slavery
 
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Secret of the Dance

Spalding, Andrea (Author)
Scow, Alfred (Author)
Gait, Darlene (Illustrator)
Orca 2009. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, ceremonies, dance, First Nations history, human rights, oppression, traditions
 
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