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Julia Vanishes

Egan, Catherine (Author)
Doubleday Canada 2016. 376 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Adventure, brothers and sisters, fantasy, female protagonist, first-person narration, magic, mystery, romantic relationships, socio-economic disparity, supernatural, witches
 
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Lily and Taylor

Moser, Elaine (Author)
Groundwood Books 2013. 192 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Abuse, conflicts in relationships, family life, female protagonist, friendship, grandmothers, relationships, resilience, self-esteem, sisters, socio-economic disparity, substance abuse, survival, tragedy, violence
 
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Long Way Down

Reynolds, Jason (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2017. 312 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers, city life, family life, first-person narration, gangs, ghosts, loss, magic realism, novels in verse, revenge, rules, social justice, socio-economic disparity, tragedy, violence
 
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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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It’s About Love

Camden, Steven (Author)
HarperCollins 2015. 438 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Discrimination, England, family life, film, first romantic relationships, friendship, intertextuality, love, multigenre, new adult, revenge, socio-economic disparity, Star Wars, stereotypes
 
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Peace, Love and Baby Ducks

Myracle, Lauren (Author)
Penguin Random House 2010. 294 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Body image, Christianity, family life, first-person narration, gender roles, identity, romantic relationships, school life, self-esteem, sexuality, sisters, socio-economic disparity, spirituality
 
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Twisted

Anderson, Laurie Halse (Author)
Penguin Random House 2013. 262 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Brothers and sisters, dysfunctional families, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, graffiti, male protagonist, school life, self-esteem, socio-economic disparity
 
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When Morning Comes

Raina, Arushi (Author)
Tradewind Books 2016. 232 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1970s, activism, apartheid, first-person narration, multiple voices, protest movements, racism, school life, socio-economic disparity, South Africa, Soweto
 
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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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All Good Children

Austen, Catherine (Author)
Orca 2011. 304 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Art, brothers and sisters, company towns, creativity, dystopia, first-person narration, friendship, school life, socio-economic disparity, technology
 
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Those Shoes

Boelts, Maribeth (Author)
Jones, Noah Z. (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2009. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: City life, consumerism, exclusion, generosity, hope, poverty, socio-economic disparity
 
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Brain Camp

Kim, Susan (Author)
Klavan, Laurence (Author)
Hicks, Faith Erin (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 154 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: First romantic relationships, friendship, horror, medical testing, mystery, socio-economic disparity, summer camps, suspense
 
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Girl Positive: Supporting Girls to Shape a New World

Fraser, Tatiana (Author)
Hagel, Caia (Author)
Penguin Random House Canada 2016. 342 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Economic disparity, feminism, gender roles, girls, identity, self-determination, self-discovery, self-esteem, sexuality, socio-economic disparity, stereotypes, women
 
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Monster: A Graphic Novel

Myers, Walter Dean (Author)
Sims, Guy A. (Author)
Anyabwile, Dawud (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2015. 154 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, criminal justice, criminals, discrimination, diversity, film, gangs, identity, illustrations (monochrome), profiling, socio-economic disparity
 
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Cinder

Meyer, Marissa (Author)
Macmillan 2013. 402 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Cinderella, cyborgs, discrimination, diversity, dystopia, fairy tale adaptations, female protagonist, first romantic relationships, friendship, science fiction, socio-economic disparity, technology
 
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Flipped

Van Draanen, Wendelin (Author)
Penguin Random House 2016. 246 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Family life, first romantic relationships, first-person narration, friendship, identity, multiple voices, peer pressure, self-esteem, socio-economic disparity
 
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Maddi’s Fridge

Brandt, Lois (Author)
Vogel, Vin (Illustrator)
Flashlight Press 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Acceptance, family life, food, friendship, generosity, hunger, poverty, socio-economic disparity
 
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The House That Crack Built

Taylor, Clark (Author)
Dicks, Jan Thompson (Illustrator)
Chronicle Books 1992. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Addiction, community, cumulative stories, diversity, drugs, poverty, social justice, socio-economic disparity, stories in rhyme, substance abuse
 
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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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