CBC's 2022 Canada Reads Finalists

Five books, five champions, one winner: CBC's annual Battle of the Books.
This year's theme is One Book To Transport Us and the debates are from March 28 - 31.


Five Little Indians: A Novel
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|April 14, 2020

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Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills, support…

Washington Black
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|April 9, 2019

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Winner of the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize A dazzling, original novel of slavery and freedom, from the author of the international bestseller Half-Blood Blues When two English brothers arrive at a Barbados sugar plantation, they bring with them a darkness beyond…
What Strange Paradise: A Novel
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|July 20, 2021

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Five Little Indians: A Novel
Paperback

|April 14, 2020

$16.31 online

$22.99list price

save 29%

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Taken from their families when they are very small and sent to a remote, church-run residential school, Kenny, Lucy, Clara, Howie and Maisie are barely out of childhood when they are finally released after years of detention. Alone and without any skills, support…
Life In The City Of Dirty Water: A Memoir Of Healing
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|August 24, 2021

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Scarborough
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|May 1, 2017

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Trillium Book Award and City of Toronto Book Award finalist; Edmund White Debut Fiction Award finalist; A Globe 100 , National Post and Quill and Quire Best Book of the Year; Longlisted for Canada Reads Scarborough is a low-income, culturally diverse…