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  • Author:
    Atwood, Margaret
    Summary:

    Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin. Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to...

  • Author:
    Ryan, Darlene
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    Maddie is living on the streets, trying to protect herself and make enough money to get a place to stay and find a way to go back to school. When she meets Q, she is wary but welcomes his friendship. And then she meets Dylan, a six-year...

  • Author:
    Roberts, Dr. Jillian, Casap, Jaime, Heinrichs, Jane, Roberts, Dr. Jillian
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    The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues in a straightforward and accessible way. These illustrated nonfiction picture books tackle global concerns and initiate conversations...

  • Author:
    Roberts, Dr. Jillian, Roberts, Dr. Jillian
    Summary:

    The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues that they may encounter outside their homes, in a way that is accessible. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care...

  • Author:
    Christensen, Julia
    Summary:

    The Dene, a traditionally nomadic people, have no word for homelessness, a rare condition in the Canadian North prior to the 1990s. Julia Christensen documents the rise of Indigenous homelessness and proposes solutions by interweaving...

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    Peters, Evelyn J., Christensen, Julia, Andrew, Paul, Aubry, Tim, Belanger, Yale, Bird, Cynthia, Birdsall-Jones, Christina, Bonnycastle, Marleny M., Brown, Deidre, Cherner, Rebecca, Christensen, Julia, Franks, Patricia, Farrell, Susan, Freistadt, Joshua, Green, Charmaine, Greenop, Kelly, Groot, Shiloh, Hodgetts, Darrin, Kern, Selena, Wiremu King, Pita Richard, Klodawsky, Fran, Lindstrom, Gabrielle, Memmott, Paul, Nash, Daphne, Parrel, Julia, Peters, Evelyn J., Prout, Sarah, Rua, Mohi, Schiff, Rebecca, Schiff, Rebecca, Siddle, Annette, Simpkins, Maureen, Smith, Barbara A., Thurston, Wilfreda E., Turner, Alina, Turner, David, Waegemakers Schiff, Jeanette, Te Whetu, Tiniwai Chas, Willetts, Rob
    Summary:

    Being homeless in one’s homeland is a colonial legacy for many Indigenous people in settler societies. The construction of Commonwealth nation-states from colonial settler societies depended on the dispossession of Indigenous peoples...

  • Author:
    Harris, Jane
    Summary:

    In 2013, a violent crime left Jane Harris seriously injured and tumbling down the social ladder toward homelessness -- for the second time in her life -- leading her to question the underlying conditions that could allow this to happen...

  • Author:
    Dooley, Sarah
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    After their trailer home and all their belongings are burned, twelve-year-old Ember and her Wiccan family move to a lakeside campground where Ember's anguish over losing her dog, as well as her friendship with the boy she fears started...

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