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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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Leo the Late Bloomer

Kraus, Robert (Author)
Aruego, Jose (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 1994. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animals, differences, expectations, learning to read, overcoming adversity, patience, perseverance, tigers
 
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Explosion Newsie

Halsey, Jacqueline (Author)
Migani, Loretta (Illustrator)
Formac 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Determination, family life, Halifax, Halifax explosion, newspapers, Nova Scotia, overcoming adversity
 
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Keeper of the Light

Barkhouse, Janet (Author)
Cilia, Thérèse (Illustrator)
Formac 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Boats, Canadian history, child labour, children’s rights, determination, female protagonist, independence, lighthouses, navigation, overcoming adversity, responsibility
 
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Ghost

Reynolds, Jason (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2016. 184 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Family life, friendship, overcoming adversity, poverty, running, self-control, single-parent families, socio-economic disparity, sports, track and field, trust
 
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The First Part Last

Johnson, Angela (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2010. 132 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Babies, families, fathers, first-person narration, flashbacks, friendship, loss, overcoming adversity, pregnancy, responsibility, single-parent families, teen parent
 
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Close to the Heel

McClintock, Norah (Author)
Orca 2012. 262 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Adventure, anger, family life, first-person narration, grief, Iceland, mystery, overcoming adversity, quests, secrets, survival
 
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A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream

Dempsey, Kristy (Author)
Cooper, Floyd (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: 1950s, African Americans, ballerinas, ballet, dance, determination, inspiration, Janet Collins, overcoming adversity, perseverance, racism
 
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My Story, My Dance: Robert Battle’s Journey to Alvin Ailey

Cline-Ransome, Lesa (Author)
Ransome, James (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2015. 44 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, community, creativity, dance, determination, inspiration, leaders, overcoming adversity, Robert Battle
 
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From Anna

Little, Jean (Author)
Scholastic Canada 2012. 214 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Acceptance, community, disabilities, family life, historical fiction, identity, love, overcoming adversity, self-esteem, social change, World War II
 
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Helen Thayer’s Arctic Adventure

Isaacs, Sally (Author)
Sasheva, Iva (Illustrator)
Capstone 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Adventure, Arctic, courage, determination, dogs, expeditions, Helen Thayer, nature, North Pole, overcoming adversity, physical challenges, women
 
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Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories

Hall, Megan Kelley (Editor)
Jones, Carrie (Editor)
HarperCollins 2011. 374 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Anthologies, bullying, identity, LGBTQ, multimodal, multiple authors, overcoming adversity, self-esteem, writing
 
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Brave Chicken Little

Byrd, Robert (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Chicken Little, cumulative stories, farm animals, farms, fear, folktales, overcoming adversity
 
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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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A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman

Adler, David A. (Author)
Byrd, Samuel (Illustrator)
Holiday House 1992. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, American history, Black history, courage, Harriet Tubman, overcoming adversity, resilience, slavery, Underground Railroad
 
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What Do You Do With an Idea?

Yamada, Kobi (Author)
Besom, Mae (Illustrator)
Compendium 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Confidence, creativity, first-person narration, inspiration, overcoming adversity, perseverance
 
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The Skeleton Tree

Lawrence, Iain (Author)
Tundra Books 2016. 282 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Accidents, Alaska, friendship, nature, overcoming adversity, perseverance, rescue, resilience, sailing, survival, tragedy, wilderness
 
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Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist Painter

Herkert, Barbara (Author)
Swiatkowska, Gabi (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Abilities, artists, determination, gender roles, Impressionism (Art), individuality, Mary Cassatt, overcoming adversity, painting, women
 
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Henri’s Scissors

Winter, Jeanette (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2013. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, creativity, determination, Henri Matisse, illustrations (acrylic), imagination, overcoming adversity, paper cut-outs
 
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El Deafo

Bell, Cece (Author/Illustrator)
Abrams 2014. 242 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Deafness, differences, first-person narration, friendship, overcoming adversity, school life, superheroes
 
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Ugly

Hoge, Robert (Author)
Robinson, Keith (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House Canada 2016. 202 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Bullying, differences, discrimination, illustrations (black and white), memoir, overcoming adversity, personal appearance, physical disabilities, resilience, self-determination, surgery
 
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In the Bag!: Margaret Knight Wraps It Up

Kulling, Monica (Author)
Parkins, David (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Inventions, inventors, machines, Margaret Knight, overcoming adversity, perseverance, women
 
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When the Worst Happens: Extraordinary Stories of Survival

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd (Author)
Parkins, David (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2014. 126 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Adventure, courage, determination, multiple stories, overcoming adversity, survival
 
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I Remember Beirut

Abirached, Zeina (Author/Illustrator)
Lerner 2014. 96 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Family life, first-person narration, identity, illustrations (monochrome), Lebanon, mothers and daughters, overcoming adversity, self-actualization, self-esteem, war
 
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Bug in a Vacuum

Watt, Mélanie (Author/Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2015. 96 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Dogs, emotions, flies, grief, humour, insects, overcoming adversity, point of view
 
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Stick and Stone

Ferry, Beth (Author)
Lichtenheld, Tom (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015. 44 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Abilities, friendship, helpfulness, individuality, overcoming adversity, stories in rhyme
 
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Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer

Robinson, Fiona (Author/Illustrator)
Abrams 2016. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Ada Lovelace, computer programming, innovations, inventors, mathematics, overcoming adversity, paper cut-outs, women
 
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Whimsy’s Heavy Things

Kraulis, Julie (Author/Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Anxiety, depressions (psychological), emotions, metaphors, overcoming adversity, resilience, symbolism
 
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Riding the Tiger

Bunting, Eve (Author)
Frampton, David (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2001. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Addiction, allegories, bullying, choices, city life, gangs, illustrations (wood-cut), overcoming adversity, tigers
 
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Henry’s Freedom Box

Levine, Ellen (Author)
Nelson, Kadir (Illustrator)
Scholastic 2007. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, freedom, journeys, overcoming adversity, resilience, slavery, Underground Railroad
 
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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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All Aboard!: Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine

Kulling, Monica (Author)
Slavin, Bill (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Canadians, inventions, inventors, narrative non-fiction, overcoming adversity, railroads, trains
 
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Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois

Novesky, Amy (Author)
Arsenault, Isabelle (Illustrator)
Abrams 2016. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Artists, childhood, inspiration, Louise Bourgeois, mothers and daughters, overcoming adversity, sculptures, tapestries
 
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Kyle Goes Alone

Thornhill, Jan (Author)
Barron, Ashley (Illustrator)
Owlkids 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animal behaviour, camouflage, illustrations (collage), independence, overcoming adversity, rainforests, sloths
 
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The Good Garden: How One Family Went From Hunger to Having Enough

Milway, Kate Smith (Author)
Daigneault, Sylvie (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Composting, education, farms, gardening, global awareness, Honduras, overcoming adversity, poverty, sustainable living
 
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Tight Times

Hazen, Barbara Shook (Author)
Hyman, Trina Schart (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 1983. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Depressions (economic), economic disparity, family life, illustrations (black and white), overcoming adversity, pets, resilience
 
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Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black and White Jazz Band in History

Cline-Ransome, Lesa (Author)
Ransome, James (Illustrator)
Holiday House 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Benny Goodman, civil rights, jazz, multiple stories, musicians, narrative non-fiction, overcoming adversity, segregation, Teddy Wilson
 
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Kate and the Beanstalk

Osborne, Mary Pope (Author)
Potter, Giselle (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2005. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Farms, female protagonist, folktales, fractured stories, giants, Jack and the Beanstalk, magic, mothers and daughters, overcoming adversity
 
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Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

Barton, Chris (Author)
Tate, Don (Illustrator)
Charlesbridge 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, engineering, inventions, inventors, Lonnie Johnson, overcoming adversity, perseverance, toys
 
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Strictly No Elephants

Mantchev, Lisa (Author)
Yoo, Taeeun (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Diversity, friendship, inclusion, overcoming adversity, pets, tolerance
 
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I Hate English!

Levine, Ellen (Author)
Björkman, Steve (Illustrator)
Scholastic 1995. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: English language, fear, immigrants, language learning, new students, overcoming adversity, school life
 
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Florence Nightingale

Demi (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Determination, Florence Nightingale, illustrations (collage), medicine, overcoming adversity, war, women
 
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Elementary
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Hansel and Gretel

Lesser, Rika (Author)
Zelinsky, Paul O. (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 1996. 48 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, fairy tales, missing persons, overcoming adversity, parent-child relationships, villains, witches
 
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Lola and I

Segré, Chiara Valentina (Author)
Domeniconi, Paolo (Illustrator)
Fitzhenry & Whiteside 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Blindness, dogs, friendship, human-animal relationships, overcoming adversity, perspectives, physical disabilities
 
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Elementary
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My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay

Best, Cari (Author)
Brantley-Newton, Vanessa (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Blindness, differences, diversity, friendship, independence, overcoming adversity, school life
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Moon at Nine

Ellis, Deborah (Author)
Pajama Press 2014. 224 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: First romantic relationships, human rights, Iran, LGBTQ, love, overcoming adversity, women’s rights
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Chains

Anderson, Laurie Halse (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2010. 320 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: American Civil War, equality, freedom, historical fiction, justice, overcoming adversity, prisoners, racism, revolution, slavery, United States
 
Cycle
Elementary
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From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun

Woodson, Jacqueline (Author)
Penguin Random House 2010. 132 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Diversity, family life, first-person narration, mothers and sons, overcoming adversity, sexual identity, writing
 
Cycle
Elementary
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What This Story Needs Is a Munch and a Crunch

Virján, Emma J. (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2016. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animals, illustrations (cartoon), overcoming adversity, parks, picnics, stories in rhyme
 
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Elementary
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A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

McDonnell, Patrick (Author/Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Accidents, anxiety, books, cleanliness, metafiction, overcoming adversity, perseverance, storytelling
 
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Elementary
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