Reading List

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Clutch

2017, Red Deer Press
Author: Heather Camlot
ISBN: 9780889955486
Ages: 8-12

historical fiction, coming of age, family

heathercamlot.com

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Willow’s Whispers

2010, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781554537440
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, confidence

lanabutton.com

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Willow’s Smile

2016, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781771385497
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, self-expression

lanabutton.com

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Willow Finds a Way

2013, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781554538423
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, bullying

 

lanabutton.com

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My Teacher’s Not Here

2018, Kids Can Press
Author: Lana Button
ISBN: 9781771383561
Ages: 3-7

picture book, school, feelings

lanabutton.com

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Rainbow Crow

2012, Red Deer Press
Author: David Bouchard
ISBN: 9780889954588
Ages: 4-8

legends, Indigenous, perseverance

davidbouchard.com

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Seven Sacred Teachings

2009, MTW Publishers
Author: David Bouchard
ISBN: 9780978432720
Ages: 4-8

legends, Indigenous, values

davidbouchard.com 

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I Am Raven

2007, MTW Publishers
Author: David Bouchard
ISBN: 9780978432706
Ages: 8-13

legends, Indigenous, identity

davidbouchard.com

 

 

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The Man Who Loved Libraries: The Story of Andrew Carnegie

2017, Owlkids Books
Author: Andrew Larsen
ISBN: 9781771472678
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: Andrew Carnegie, books & libraries, emigration & immigration, philanthropy

andrewlarsen.ca

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Goodnight, Hockey Fans

2017, Kids Can Press
Author: Andrew Larsen
ISBN: 9781771381055
Ages: 3 to 7

Themes: hockey, bedtime, dreams

andrewlarsen.ca

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Stolen Words

2017, Second Story Press
Author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781772600377
Ages: 6 to 9

Themes: First Nations & Indigenous Peoples, empathy, family, residential schools

melanieflorence.com

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Baseballogy

2015, Annick Press
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781554517077
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: sports, legends, humour

kevinsylvesterbooks.com

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Great

2016, Puffin Canada, Penguin Random House
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9780670069903
Ages: 4 to 8

Themes: sports, hockey, Wayne Gretzky

kevinsylvesterbooks.com

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Basketballogy

2017, Annick Press
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781554519323
Ages: 9 to 12

Themes: basketball, sports

kevinsylvesterbooks.com

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Please Clean Up Your Room!

1993, Scholastic Canada
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9780439952071
Ages: 4 to 7

Themes: family, manners, bugs/spiders

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Greetings, Leroy

2017 Groundwood Books
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9781554987603
Ages: 4 to 7

Themes: emigration & immigration, Caribbean & Latin America

 

 

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Dial M for Morna

2013, ECW Press
Author: Evan Munday
ISBN: 9781770410732
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: mystery, history, racism

idontlikemundays.com

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The Dead Kid Detective Agency

2011, ECW Press
Author: Evan Munday
ISBN: 9781550229714
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: mystery, history, being the new kid in town

idontlikemundays.com

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Loyalist to A Fault

2015, ECW Press
Author: Evan Munday
ISBN: 9781770410749
Ages: 8 to 12

Themes: mystery, history, being the new kid in town

idontlikemundays.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

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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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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: Residential Schools

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

Themes: Prejudice & Racism, Native Peoples

melanieflorence.com

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The Missing

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

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

melanieflorence.com

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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

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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

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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

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Canada ABC

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

Themes: Canada, alphabet

PaulCovello.com

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Every Hidden Thing

2016, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Kenneth Oppel
ISBN: 9781443410298
Ages: 14+

Theme: history, adventure

kennethoppel.ca

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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

Mark of the Plague

Mark of the Plague

2016, Simon and Schuster Canada
Author: Kevin Sands
ISBN: 9781481446747
Ages: 9+

Theme: historical, mystery, adventure, fantasy

kevinsandsbooks.com