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    Schraff, Anne
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    Written for young adults, the Urban Underground series confronts issues that are of great importance to teens, such as friendship, loyalty, drugs, gangs, abuse, urban blight, bullies and self-esteem to name a few. More than...

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    Prophète, Emmelie
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    Emmelie Prophète fait partie des générations de femmes auteures haïtiennes contemporaines comme Yanick Lahens, Kettly Mars, Evelyne Trouillot, Edwidge Danticat. Tout un peuple se prépare à fuir, s'inventant un ailleurs à...

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    Hunt, Robert
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    Townies is the sequel to Robert Hunt’s memoir Corner Boys and takes us back to the mean streets – and schools – of St. John’s in the 1950s and 1960s. This is a coming-of-age story about the friendships between young...

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    Marr, Louise
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    Passed On presents an honest, often gritty story of the classroom experience in failing schools in Philadelphia, PA, a city with violent crime and a high poverty rate. Through stories of her own students, Louise Marr reveals how the...

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    Murakami, Haruki
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    Toru Watanabe, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before...

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    Kavungu, Aristote
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    Hanté par le souvenir de son père emprisonné et torturé au Congo, Emmanuel, jeune étudiant en lettres modernes à Paris, trouve par hasard le portefeuille d'un certain Georges Boudarel... Serait-ce LE George Boudarel,...

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    Belliveau, Joel
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    The 1960s were a victorious decade for francophones in New Brunswick, who witnessed the election of the first Acadian premier and the opening of a French-language university. But in 1968, students took to the streets, demanding further...

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    Gregory, Doris
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    Still sassy, Doris Gregory takes the reader back over seventy years to the time when she broke with tradition, first by publicly challenging the University of British Columbia’s discrimination against women, and then by joining the...

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    Kidman, Jaxson
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    Most hated girl at hch? #check. Most feared girl at hch? #check. Turning friends into enemies on a daily basis? #check. Realizing everything I thought I knew and loved is a f*cking lie? #triplecheck. Someone is after me. And in typical...

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    Katz, Shawn
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    In 2011, proclaiming the need for austerity, Québec's governing Liberal Party announced a draconian increase in tuition fees. Enraged that the government would destroy a legacy of public education, so hard won during the 1960s Quiet...

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    Pennypacker, Sara
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    Third-grader Clementine constantly has brilliant ideas popping into her brain, but sometimes they get her in trouble. Only a few people really understand her--her parents of course, and her favorite teacher Mr. D'Matz. When he receives...

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    Walters, Eric
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    When the school principal announces a new uniform policy, Ian is pressured to fight the decision. His best friend Julia is determined to get him to protest the policy, but the principal is equally determined to convince Ian uniforms are...

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    Scott, Jessica
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    Stay focused. Get a job. Save her father’s life. Beth Lamont knows far too much about the harsh realities of life that her gilded classmates have only read about in class. She’ll do whatever it takes to take care of her father, even if...

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    Arsenault, Mathieu
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    « Son récit en fragments est un livre parlant, comme si vous mettiez la main sur un album de finissants qui n’est pas le vôtre tout en ressemblant beaucoup au vôtre, inévitablement, et qu’en le feuilletant vous entendiez penser les...

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    Murakami, Haruki
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    A short, sleek novel of encounters set in Tokyo during the witching hours between midnight and dawn, and every bit as gripping as Haruki Murakami's masterworks The wind-up bird chronicle and Kafka on the shore. At its center are...

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    Anthony, Joëlle
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    This can’t be good! Suddenly Suze’s mom wants back into her life, and her teacher wants her to “try harder”?! As if middle school wasn’t hard enough, Suze Tamaki's life gets turned upside down when her mother reappears after a ten-year...

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    Gough, Barry
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    In August 1914, Canada found itself jolted from its splendid isolation by the onrush of a European catastrophe. In Victoria, British Columbia, five hundred youth who had been educated at Victoria High School went to war and were forever...

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