Reading List

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Ira Crumb Makes a Pretty Good Friend

2017, Owlkids Books
Author: Naseem Hrab
ISBN: 9781771471718
Ages: 5 to 8

Themes: making friends, back to school, humour, comics-style storytelling

Coming August 15, 2017

naseemhrab.com

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Gabby: Drama Queen

2013, Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781554553105
Ages: 3 to 7

Themes: literacy, spelling, friendship, drama

joycegrantauthor.com

TaggedOut_Grant

Tagged Out

2016, Lorimer
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781459410756
Ages: 10 to 13

Themes: baseball, gay identity, bullying, friendship

joycegrantauthor.com

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Gabby

2012, Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781554552504
Ages: 3 to 6

Themes: spelling, phonics, reading

joycegrantauthor.com

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Gabby: Wonder Girl

2016, Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781554553846
Ages: 5 to 7

Themes: reading, phonics, spelling, punctuation, superheroes, girl power

joycegrantauthor.com

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The Road to Afghanistan

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Linda Granfield
ISBN: 9781443113564
Ages: 7+

Themes: history, military, war

lindagranfield.com

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In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae

2014, Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Author: Linda Granfield
ISBN: 9781554553600
Ages: 9+

Themes: history, military, war

lindagranfield.com

RemberingJohnMcCrae

Remembering John McCrae

2009, Scholastic Canada
Author: Linda Granfield
ISBN: 9780439935609
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: history, biography, military, war

lindagranfield.com

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The Vimy Oaks: A Journey to Peace

2017, Scholastic Canada
Author: Linda Granfield
ISBN: 978144314850
Ages: 7 to 12

Themes: history, military, war

lindagranfield.com

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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools

2015, Lorimer
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459408661
Ages: 12+

Themes: Prejudice & Racism, Native Peoples

melanieflorence.com

The Missing_Florence

The Missing

2016, Lorimer
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459410855
Ages: 13+

Themes: Native Peoples, prejudice, racism, law & crime, mystery

melanieflorence.com

RezRunaway_Florence

Rez Runaway

2016, Lorimer
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459411623
Ages: 13+

Themes: LGBTQ, Native Peoples, runaways, street youth

melanieflorence.com

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Rez Rebel

2017, Lorimer
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459411999
Ages: 13+

Themes: Native Peoples, leadership, community, suicide

melanieflorence.com

MissingNimama_Florence

Missing Nimama

2015, Clockwise Press
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9780993935145
Ages: 8+

Themes: Indigenous stories, grief and loss, multigenerational relationships, women’s issues, Canadian history

melanieflorence.com

He Who Dreams

He Who Dreams

2017, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459811027
Ages: 11 to 14

Themes: First Nations, men’s fancy dance, bi-racial, Indigenous, soccer, friendship, identity, racism

melanieflorence.com

maud

Maud: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery 


2017, Penguin Teen: Penguin Random House of Canada
Author: Melanie Fishbane
ISBN: 9780143191254
Ages: 12+

Themes: Lucy Maud Montgomery, biography, historical fiction

melaniefishbane.com

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Canada: Our Home and Native Land

2015, Humber Press
Author: Derek Douglas
ISBN: 9781928189077
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: Canada, Canadian history, Canadian culture, Canadian politics

rightsidestudios.com

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Canada: Our Road to Democracy

2014, Humber Press
Author: Derek Douglas
ISBN: 9780992115982
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: Canada, Canadian history, Canadian culture, Canadian politics

rightsidestudios.com

Room

Room

2012, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9781443413695
Ages: 14+

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The Lotterys Plus One

2017, Harper Collins Canada
Author: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9781443445573
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: family life, multigenerational, LGBTQ

emmadonoghue.com

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A Moose Goes A-Mummering

2014, Tuckamore Books
Author: Lisa Dalrymple
ISBN: 9781771030502
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: Christmas, friendship, tradition

lisadalrymple.com

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Double Trouble at the Rooms

2016, Tuckamore Books
Author: Lisa Dalrymple
ISBN: 9781771030793
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: nature, family, adventure, friendship

lisadalrymple.com

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Skink on the Brink

2013, Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Author: Lisa Dalrymple
ISBN: 9781554552313
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: Nature/Environment

lisadalrymple.com

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Jungle Jitters

2017, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Lisa Dalrymple
ISBN: 9781459813496
Ages: 10 to 14

Themes: Coming of age, Amazon Rainforest, diversity, conservation, Peru, legends, cultural tourism, comfort zone

lisadalrymple.com

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Canada 123

2017, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Paul Covello
ISBN: 9781443453813
Ages: Birth to 4

Themes: Canada, counting, numbers

PaulCovello.com

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Toronto ABC

2014, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Paul Covello
ISBN: 9781443431446
Ages: Birth to 4

Themes: Toronto, alphabet

PaulCovello.com

CanadaABC

Canada ABC

2016, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Paul Covello
ISBN: 9781443448840
Ages: Birth to 4

Themes: Canada, alphabet

PaulCovello.com

Sorrowsknot

Sorrow’s Knot

2013, Arthur A. Levine Books at Scholastic
Author: Erin Bow
ISBN: 9780545166669
Ages: 12+

Themes: fantasy, magic, social issues

erinbow.com

PlainKate

Plain Kate

2010, Arthur A. Levine Books at Scholastic
Author: Erin Bow
ISBN: 9780545166652
Ages: 12+

Themes: fantasy, science fiction, magic

erinbow.com

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The Swan Riders

2016, McElderry Books at Simon & Schuster
Author: Erin Bow
ISBN: 9781481442749
Ages: Ages: 12+

Themes: Climate change, artificial intelligence, LGBTQ

erinbow.com

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The Scorpion Rules

2015, McElderry Books at Simon & Schuster
Author: Erin Bow
ISBN: 9781481442725
Ages: 12+

Themes: climate change, artificial intelligence, LGBTQ

erinbow.com

 

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MINRS 2

2016, Simon and Schuster Canada
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781481440424
Ages: 8 to 12

Theme: sci-fi, space, mining

kevinsylvesterbooks.com

A Squiggly Story

A Squiggly Story

2016, Kids Can Press
Author: Andrew Larsen
ISBN: 9781771380164
Ages: 3 to 7

Theme: early literacy, imagination, self-expression

andrewlarsen.ca

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Bad Pirate

2015, Pajama Press
Author: Kari-Lynn Winters
ISBN: 9781927485712
Ages: 4 to 8

Theme: integrity, self-esteem, pirates, dogs

kariwinters.com

GoodPirate

Good Pirate

2016, Pajama Press
Author: Kari-Lynn Winters
ISBN: 9781927485804
Ages: 4 to 8

Theme: individuality, acceptance, pirates, dogs

kariwinters.com