WTA ESJ Lending Library

The following books are available to any member! Please contact westernpres@hotmail.com to indicate your interest.


One woman's story of educating herself following a childhood of isolation from mainstream society in the mountains of Idaho.

educated (2018)

Tara Westover

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Kinew revisits his childhood and connects to his father's traumatic experience in residential school.

The Reason You Walk (2015)

Wab Kinew

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A harrowing memoir of Nadia's Yazidi experience in northern Iraq.

The Last Girl (2017)

Nadia Murad

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The inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with Autism.

The Reason I Jump (2007)

Naoki Higashida

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Two historical fiction novels detailing the  Soviet occupation of the Baltic States in the 1940s and the terrible genocide that occurred.

Between Shades of Gray (2011) & Salt to the Sea (2016)

Ruta Sepetys

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Novels set in Afghanistan and Pakistan during the time of the Taliban and the following war. Parvana's story continues in Post-Taliban Afghanistan.

The Breadwinner Trilogy (2009) & My Name is Parvana (2015)

Deborah Ellis

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The story of a Vietnamese family who leave a Malaysian refugee camp to find refuge in Québec.

Ru (2009)

Kim Thúy


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