Books tagged: Self-esteem & Self-reliance

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Dear Black Girls

By Shanice Nicole
By (artist) Kezna Dalz

Dear Black girls all around the world, this one is for you -- for us.

Dear Black Girls is a letter to all Black girls. Every single day poet and educator Shanice Nicole is reminded of how special Black girls are and of how lucky she is to be one. Illustrations by Kezna Dalz support ... Read more

God Loves Hair: Tenth Anniversary Edition

Text by Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Juliana Neufeld
Foreword by Cherie Dimaline

A tenth-anniversary edition of Vivek Shraya's first book: a YA story collection that celebrates racial, gender, and religious diversity.

In 2010, Vivek Shraya self-published God Loves Hair, her first book; since then, Vivek has published six more titles, including a novel, poetry ... Read more

Green Glass Ghosts

By Rae Spoon
Illustrated by Gem Hall

From writer and musician Rae Spoon: a rollicking yet introspective young adult adventure about screwing up, finding yourself, and forging a new life on your own.

At age nineteen in the year 2000, the queer narrator of Green Glass Ghosts steps off a bus on Granville Street in ... Read more

I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer

By Hussain Al Mutawaa
Illustrated by Walid Taher
Translated by Sophia Vasalou

I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer is an uplifting story about the power of friendship, about finding your place in the world, and about realizing your dreams while remaining true to who you are. Tumbledown is a little demolition truck growing up in a loving family. His parents ... Read more

Je rêve d'être une bétonnière

By Hussain Al Mutawaa
Illustrated by Walid Taher
Translated by Hana Jaber

Je rêve d'être une bétonnière est un conte revigorant sur la puissance de l'amitié, la quête de sa propre place dans le monde et la concrétisation de ses rêves tout en restant soi-même. Haddam est un petit engin démolisseur qui grandi au sein d'une famille aimante. ... Read more

Sans chapeau

By Lateefah Boti
Illustrated by Duha Al-Khatib
Translated by Hana Jaber

Sans Chapeau suit une ligne narrative imaginative et inspirante. Elle adopte des valeurs élevées de coexistence et d'acceptation mutuelle des différences avec les autres qui partagent notre environnement. Elle laisse libre cours à l'imaginaire des enfants et stimule leur ... Read more