Made the Grade – November 2017

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Boy Called Bat, A

Boy Called Bat, A

Grades: 3-6
Supplier: Not Available

Bat, a young boy on the autism spectrum, lives with his mother and sister, …

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Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl?

Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl?

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

Tiny is a young child whose gender is unknown and who identifies neither as…

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As Brave As You

As Brave As You

Grades: 3-6
Supplier: Not Available

Ernie and Genie must spend the summer with their grandparents on their farm…

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Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Exit, Pursued by a Bear

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

Hermione Winters, co-captain of her high school cheerleading squad, is drug…

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Fly Fly

Fly Fly

Grades: K-5
Supplier: Not Available

This realistically illustrated picture book for grades K-4 showcases anima…

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Garvey's Choice

Garvey’s Choice

Grades: 5-9
Supplier: Not Available

Garvey, an overweight, bullied, non-athletic boy, has a simple desire: he w…

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Girls Like Me

Girls Like Me

Grades: 9-12
Supplier: Not Available

Fifteen-year-old Shay Summers’ life is a mess: her mother left, her father …

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I Am Hostage Three

I Am Hostage Three

Grades: 8-12
Supplier: Not Available

Upset by both her father’s detachment and her new stepmother, Amy Fields st…

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In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

Actress Diane Guerrero’s memoir details the many issues and challenges faci…

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Last Stop on Market Street

Last Stop on Market Street

Grades: K-3
Supplier: Not Available

This award-winning picture book for K-3 follows CJ and his nana as they rid…

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Fox and Squirrel

Fox and Squirrel

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

This story focuses on Squirrel, who can see only differences between himsel…

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Les légendes du corbeau

Les légendes du corbeau

Grades: 2-5
Supplier: Not Available

Cette ressource humoristique s’adresse plus particulièrement aux élèves du …

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My Sister Rosa

My Sister Rosa

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

Che Taylor’s little sister Rosa is smart, talented, pretty, and so good at …

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New Boy

New Boy

Grades: 9-12
Supplier: Not Available

This complex, modern version of ‘Othello’ is set in the 1970s and tells of …

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Only Ever Yours

Only Ever Yours

Grades: 12
Supplier: Not Available

In this dystopian society, women are not born but are genetically engineere…

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Raven Tales

Raven Tales

Grades: 1-7
Supplier: Not Available

This highly engaging, award-winning series of 26 videos is suitable for stu…

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Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage

Grades: 8-12
Supplier: Not Available

Sam McKenna, raised in a military family, has never turned down a dare and …

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Sidewalk Flowers

Sidewalk Flowers

Grades: PreK-7
Supplier: Not Available

In this wordless picture book, detailed images reveal a father and daughter…

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Sight Unseen

Sight Unseen

Grades: 5-7
Supplier: Not Available

13 year-old Finn has a rare eye disease that will likely cause blindness, a…

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Steelheart

Steelheart

Grades: 8-12
Supplier: Not Available

Eight-year-old David saw his father wound the invincible Epic Steelheart, w…

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Strictly No Elephants

Strictly No Elephants

Grades: PreK-3
Supplier: Not Available

This colourful picture book tells about the trials and tribulations a boy a…

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Nest, The

Nest, The

Grades: 7-9
Supplier: Not Available

Steven worries about everything –his baby brother who was born with congen…

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Orphan Master's Son, The

Orphan Master’s Son, The

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

This suspenseful novel set in totalitarian North Korea traces Pak Jun Do’s …

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Princess and The Pony, The

Princess and The Pony, The

Grades: 2-4
Supplier: Not Available

This humourous Canadian picture book follows Princess Pinecone, who asks fo…

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Rule of Three, The

Rule of Three, The

Grades: 8-10
Supplier: Not Available

When an electrical outage turns into a world-wide catastrophe when all comp…

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War That Saved My Life, The

War That Saved My Life, The

Grades: 4-7
Supplier: Not Available

Set in WWII England, ten-year-old disabled Ada has never experienced the wo…

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Wonder, The

Wonder, The

Grades: 8-10
Supplier: Not Available

Set in a small Irish village in the 1850s, nurse Lib Wright is hired to obs…

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Toshiko

Toshiko

Grades: 10-12
Supplier: Not Available

Set during WW II, young Cowboy lives on a farm in Salmon Arm and when some …

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When the Moon is Low

When the Moon is Low

Grades: 11-12
Supplier: Not Available

When the Taliban regime in Afghanistan rips her family apart, Fereiba decid…

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When We Were Alone

When We Were Alone

Grades: K-4
Supplier: Not Available

In this sensitively written Canadian picture book, a young First Nations gi…

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