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The Hate U Give is a must-read for parents of teens

Mar/24 By

Whether they live in Parkland, Baltimore or Toronto, teens are talking about gun violence.  They want change, and they need your help. That’s why you should read Angie Thomas’ novel.

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Olga and the Smelly Thing From Nowhere challenges gender stereotypes

Mar/3 By

Elise Gravel’s absurd graphic novel about a girl who loves animals and science — but not people — is an ode to friendship that will charm readers of all ages

Son of a Trickster is a dark night for the Canadian soul

Feb/24 By

Eden Robinson’s Giller-nominated novel about an Indigenous teenager is not an easy read. It’s not supposed to be. Nonetheless, this darkly fascinating coming-of-age story is essential reading for Canadians now. Jared, a 16-year-old