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  • Shovels not Rifles

    Historical young adult fiction set in the First World War featuring a young African Nova Scotian in the No. 2 Construction Battalion who faces racism and discrimination from his fellow Canadians.

    $19.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 2
  • Shades of Black

    How big a price should a Black teen have to pay to feel safe in a dangerous new environment?

    $16.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Lexile Reading Level: HL700L
  • Redresser les Torts du Canada: Africville

    A French translation for language learners about Africville, the Black community bulldozed after decades of environmental injustice. The resilience of former residents and their descendants is described, along with their ongoing fight for fair compensation.

    $45.00, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
  • The Summer Between Us

    Award-winning African Nova Scotian writer Andre Fenton’s third novel tackles contemporary social issues such as class difference and colourism in the Black community in this vibrant coming-of-age story.

    $14.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 3
  • Righting Canada's Wrongs: Africville

    In the 1960s, after ignoring the Black community’s repeated petitions for basic services, the City of Halifax bulldozed Africville in the name of urban renewal.

    $34.95, Hardcover
    Interest ages: 13-18
  • Hoopers

    The story of a young Black teen who is too caught up in the basketball image to put in the work to play well.

    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 10-13
    Reading level: Grade 3
    Lexile Reading Level: 620L
  • Lone Runner

    A Black teen displays persistence and confidence to go from running solo to being part of a cross-country team.

    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 10-13
    Reading level: Grade 2
    Lexile Reading Level: 620L
  • No One's Baby

    To make decisions for the future, you have to find out the truth about your past
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 2
    Lexile Reading Level: 620L
  • Willie O'Ree

    This book traces the early life of the NHL's first black hockey player, Willie O'Ree, from his home in Fredericton, New Bruswick to the Hockey Hall of Fame
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 870L
  • Black Cop

    A shocking, first-person account of a Mountie who went from small-town Newfoundland to undercover drug work in Toronto to guarding prime ministers and presidents. All along, the racism he encountered from the public was easier to handle than the racism of fellow police officers — and the RCMP hierarchy.
    $24.95, Paperback
  • Worthy of Love

    Adrian is fed up with being bullied for his weight, but in an effort to get fit he develops an eating disorder. Will the girl he's falling for be able to set him on the right track?
    $14.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: HL590L
  • The Teen Sex Trade

    Jade Brooks grew up like any other kid — she played with friends, lovingly teased and was teased by her siblings, and excelled at school. It wasn't until she was removed from her family at age 11 that she felt something was wrong.

    $22.95, Paperback
  • Ride or Die

    Kanika, a 15-year-old Black girl from a small town, is lured into the sex trade when she falls for an older teenage boy. Based on true-events, this book recounts the physical and emotional abuse experienced by young victims of sex trafficking, and how one girl survives and escapes.
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: HL610L
  • Tournament Fugee

    Unable to concentrate on his game because of the traumas he experienced in Syria, Victor, captain of a soccer team of refugee kids, discovers how to offer real leadership to his team during a national competition.
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 10-13
    Reading level: Grade 3
    Lexile Reading Level: 660L
  • Team Fugee

    Ozzie and the other Nigerian refugees compete with a team of refugees from Syria for time on the field. The two rival teams must then unite to try to win the division championship.
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 10-13
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 690L
  • Two Strikes

    KaLeah's a natural at baseball, but when she is excluded and bullied by Nikki and her clique because she is black and a better player than Nikki, she joins the boys' team.
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 9-13
    Reading level: Grade 2
    Lexile Reading Level: 540L
  • They Called Me Chocolate Rocket

    Inside the world of professional hockey, from a unique vantage point
    $22.95, Paperback
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