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Keyword: socio-economic disparity

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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Secondary
 
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ELA
K
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ELA
K
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ELA
K
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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5

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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
5
6
1
2
3
4
5

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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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2
3
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ELA
K
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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6
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5

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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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3
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ELA
K
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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6
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5

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
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ELA
K
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5
6
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ESL
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6
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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6
1
2
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4
5