February 16, 2013

Caring Hands: Social Justice Book List #6

This book list, titled Caring Hands, focuses on how we can help the world become more loving and caring. 

Picture Books
Anna's Goat
by Janice Kulyk Keefer
Illustrated by Janet Wilson
Orca Book Publishers
32 pp.
Ages 6-9
2000



The Baritone Cat 
by Mora Skelton
Illustrated by Janet Wilson

Lester Publishing
32 pp.
Ages 4-6
1994


Boo Hoo Bird
by Jeremy Tankard
Scholastic Canada
28 pp.
Ages 3-5
2009


King of the Skies
by Rukhsana Khan
Illustrated by Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson
Scholastic Canada
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2003  

 
Lumpito and the Painter from Spain
by Monica Kulling
Illustrated by Dean Griffiths
Pajama Press
32 pp.
Ages 5+
2012

A Man Called Raven
by Richard Van Camp
Illustrated by George Littlechild
Children's Book Press
32 pp.
Ages 7+
1997 


 


The Man Who Walked the Earth
by Ian Wallace
Groundwood Books
38 pp.
Ages 6-8
2003


Nokum is My Teacher
by David Bouchard
Illustrated by Allen Sapp
Red Deer Press
32 pp.
Ages 6-9
2007
 
The Tiny Kite of Eddie Wing
by Maxine Trottier
Illustrated by Al Van Mil
Stoddart
32 pp.
Ages 4+
1995


Virginia Wolf
by Kyo Maclear
Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 5-10
2012




Fiction
40 Things I Want to Tell You
by Alice Kuipers
HarperTrophy Canada
283 pp.
Ages 13+
2012

Before We Go
by Amy Bright
Red Deer Press
222 pp.
Ages 12+
2012


crush. candy. corpse.
by Sylvia McNicoll
Lorimer
219 pp.
Ages 12+
2012


Cuts Like a Knife
by Darlene Ryan
Orca Book Publishers
109 pp.
Ages 14+
2012


Fostergirls
by Liane Shaw
Second Story Press
256 pp.
Ages13-16
2011
The Glory Wind
by Valerie Sherrard
 
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
 222 pp.
Ages 11+
2010


Half Brother
by Kenneth Oppel
HarperCollins Canada
377 pp.
Ages 12+
2010

 
Home Truths
by Jill MacLean
Dancing Cat Books
282 pp.
Ages 11-14
2010




 I’ll Be Watching
by Pamela Porter
Groundwood Books
280 pp.
Ages 12+
2011

 
 


The Nine Lives of Travis Keating
by Jill MacLean
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
217 pp.
Ages 8-12
2008


Nix Minus One
by Jill MacLean
Pajama Press
Ages 12+
296 pp.
February, 2013

Not with a Bang
by Gail Sidonie Sobat
Magpie Books
118 pp.
Ages 14+
2012

The Present Tense of Prinny Murphy 
by Jill MacLean
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
217 pp.
Ages 8-12
2009


Rescue Pup
by Jean Little
Orca Book Publishers
101 pp.
Ages 8-10
2004

 



The Third Eye
by Mahtab Narsimhan
Dundurn Press
240 pp.
Ages 10-14
2007

Watching Jimmy
by Nancy Hartry
Tundra Books
144 pp.
Ages 10-14
2009




Non-Fiction
The Birdman
by Veronika Martinova Charles
Illustrated by Anouchka Gravel Galouchko and Stéphan Daigle
Tundra Books
32 pp.
Ages 4-7
2006

The Bite of the Mango
by Mariatu Kamara with Susan McLelland
Annick Press
216 pp.
Ages 14+
2008
Courage and Compassion: Ten Canadians Who Made a Difference
by Rona Arato
Maple Leaf Press
96 pp.
Ages 11-13
2008 
It Takes A Child
by Craig Kielburger
Greystone Books
46 pp.
Ages 4-12
2008
Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan’s Rescue from War
by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Pajama Press
99 pp.
Ages 10-15
2011

No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs
by Rob Laidlaw
Pajama Press
64 pp.
Ages 9-12
2011

One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way
by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
Pajama Press
978-1-927485-02-6
128 pp.
Ages 8-12
2012

Saving Lives and Changing Hearts:  Animal Sanctuaries and Rescue Centres
by Rob Laidlaw
Fitzhenry & Whiteside
62 pp.
Ages 10-14
2013

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