February 05, 2013

Self-Esteem: Social Justice Book List #1

This first book list for Social Justice focuses on Self-Esteem and how we feel about ourselves.

PICTURE BOOKS

Earth to Audrey
by Susan Hughes
Illustrated by Stéphane Poulin
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 5+
2005


Miss Meow Pageant
by Ricardo Keene Douglas
Illustrated by Marie LaFrance
Annick Press
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
1998

Oddrey
by Dave Whamond
Owlkids
32 pp.
Ages 4-8
2012
The Paper Bag Princess
by Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Annick Press
28 pp.
Ages 4+
1981
Small Saul
by Ashley Spires
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 3-7
2011
Spork
by Kyo Maclear
Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 2-6
2010

Willow’s Whispers
by Lana Button
Illustrated by Tanya Howells
Kids Can Press
32 pp.
Ages 5-8
2010



FICTION

The Boy from Left Field
by Tom Henighan
Dundurn
209 pp.
Ages 9-14
2012 
Good-bye Marianne: A Story of Growing Up in Nazi Germany 
by Irene N. Watts
Tundra
105 pp.
Ages 9-12
1998
 
Just Deserts
by Eric Walters with Ray Zahab
Penguin
280 pp.
Ages 12-15
2011
Middle of Nowhere
by Caroline Adderson
Groundwood Books
214 pp.
Ages 8-12
2012



My Book of Life by Angel
by Martine Leavitt
Groundwood Books
978-1-55498-117-5
246 pp.
Ages 14+
2012
No Ordinary Day
by Deborah Ellis
Groundwood Books
160 pp.
Ages 9-12
2011
The Royal Woods
by Matt Duggan
Key Porter
218 pp.
Ages 8-12
2007
Wanting Mor
by Rukhasana Khan
Groundwood Books
192 pp.
Ages 10-14
2009




NON-FICTION
Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan’s Rescue from War
by Marsha Skrypuch
Pajama Press
99 pp.
Ages 10-15
2011
The Remarkable Maria
by Patti McIntosh
Illustrated by Tara Langois
Maggie and Pierrot
40 pp.
Ages 8-12
2005
Running to Extremes: Ray Zahab's Amazing Ultra Marathon Journey
by Steve Pitt with Ray Sahab
Puffin
119 pp.
Ages 11-14
2011
Terry Fox: A Story of Hope
by Maxine Trottier
Scholastic Canada
32 pp.
Ages 7-10
2005
Terry Fox: His Story 
by Leslie Scrivener
McClelland and Stewart
234 pp.
Ages 12+
2000

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