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BC Summer Reading Club 2019

  • A Plan for Pops
    Author:
    Smith, Heather, Down, Christian
    Summary:

    Lou spends every Saturday with Grandad and Pops. They walk to the library hand in hand, like a chain of paper dolls. Grandad reads books about science and design, Pops listens to rock and roll, and Lou bounces from lap to lap. But...

  • Angels Inc.
    Author:
    McBay, Bruce
    Summary:

    Wendy and Zachary decide to form a club to help their neighbors and come up with the name Angel's Inc. Their first mission is to help an old woman across the street. They do just that, but it turns out she didn't actually want to cross...

  • Aziz the storyteller
    Author:
    Hughes, Vi
    Summary:

    Long ago, in the East, an old storyteller rose with the sun, gathered his small faded carpet, and set out for the marketplace. There he waited for the day to begin and the one he was waiting for to appear. In this enchanting story set...

  • Chinese fairy tale feasts : a literary cookbook
    Author:
    Yee, Paul
    Summary:

    In this enchanting collection of fairy tales, including original stories and interpretations of Chinese folklore by master storyteller Paul Yee, a glorious procession of characters - peasants, ghosts, merchants, demons, villagers and...

  • Author:
    Roy, Philip
    Summary:

    Recently granted registration papers for his submarine, Alfred is no longer an outlaw and is filled with conviction to become an active environmentalist. But in Perth, Australia, he is mistakenly accused of sabotaging an oil tanker,...

  • Explore the Wild Coast with Sam and Crystal
    Author:
    Snively, Gloria, Gillmore, Karen
    Summary:

    Join eleven-year-old Crystal and her seven-year-old brother, Sam, as they travel by boat along the rugged Pacific coastline to visit their aunt Kate, a marine biologist, and uncle Charlie, a retired fisherman, at their home in a...

  • Go away, unicorn!
    Author:
    Mullock, Emily
    Summary:

    As you may have guessed from the title, this is a story of a girl and a unicorn she just can't seem to shake.

  • Grand père et la Lune
    Author:
    Lapointe, Stéphanie, Rogé, Rogé
    Summary:

    Quand c’est sa candidature qui est retenue au Concours-de-qui-ira-sur-la-Lune, la jeune héroïne de cette histoire se réjouit de faire plaisir à son grand-père, qui souhaite la voir déployer son plein potentiel. Mais rien ne se passe...

  • L'Incroyable journal (top secret) de monsieur Cochon
    Author:
    Stamp, Emer
    Summary:

    Jusqu'ici, Cochon a toujours vécu heureux. Alors quand il apprend que son fermier adoré ne le nourrit que pour l'engraisser afin de le manger, son monde s'écroule et c'est la panique ! Comment échapper à ce cruel...

  • La bonne étoile d'Antoine Collins Tome 2
    Author:
    Bergeron, Alain M.
    Summary:

    La vie d’Antoine Collins s’est radicalement transformée. Du jour au lendemain, ce garçon de 12 ans est devenu une super vedette après avoir chanté avec son idole, Mylord. La vidéo de leur duo a été vue par plus d’un million de personnes...

  • La clé à molette
    Author:
    Gravel, Elise, Gravel, Elise
    Summary:

    Besoin d’une clé à molette ? Faites comme Bob et allez chez Mégamart, le SUPER-MÉGA-GIGA-GÉANT-MAGASIN À RAYONS où on trouve des trucs incroyables ! Si incroyables que vous en oublierez… votre clé à molette. À propos de l’auteure et...

  • Author:
    Charles, Norma
    Summary:

    Thirteen-year-old Kalu and his young cousin, Aisha, are the only survivors when their African village is overrun by rebels and burnt to the ground. After making their way to the coast, Kalu gets a job aboard a smuggler’s boat heading...

  • L’histoire de la petite bestiole
    Author:
    Merola, Caroline, Merola, Caroline
    Summary:

    Une petite bestiole un peu têtue ne laisse pas sa créatrice raconter son histoire comme elle le souhaite !
    L’auteure lui offre une jolie maison au cœur de la jungle, la petite bestiole réclame un ami de la ville. Elle lui dessine...

  • Nuptse & Lhotse go to Iceland
    Author:
    Asnong, Jocelyn
    Summary:

    Nuptse and Lhotse are back for their third mountain expedition! After traveling to the mountains of Nepal and the peaks of the Canadian Rockies, these two adventurous cats head into the land of fire and ice: Iceland! While digging in...

  • Nuptse & Lhotse go to the West Coast
    Author:
    Asnong, Jocelyn
    Summary:

    When the cats find Salish, a Purple Ochre Starfish, in a puddle , Nuptse and Lhotse are determined to help Salish get back home. The trio will travel across mountains and orchards, explore a coastal city's many attractions, take an...

  • On the Playground Our First Talk About Prejudice
    Author:
    Roberts, Dr. Jillian, Roberts, Dr. Jillian
    Summary:

    On the Playground: Our First Talk About Prejudice focuses on introducing children to the complex topic of prejudice. Crafted around a narrative between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book will help children...

  • Peace dancer
    Author:
    Budd, Robert, Vickers, Roy Henry
    Summary:

    The children of the Tsimshian village of Kitkatla love to play at being hunters, eager for their turn to join the grown-ups. But when they capture and mistreat a crow, the Chief of the Heavens, angered at their disrespect, brings down a...

  • Author:
    Rubenstein, Dan, Dyson, Nancy
    Summary:

    This young reader novel about the Underground Railroad begins when Rebecca, a twelve-year-old slave in South Carolina, hears that Grower Brown plans to sell her father to another grower. Unwilling to accept the idea of slavery any...

  • Rescuing Einstein's compass
    Author:
    Oppenheim, Shulamith Levey
    Summary:

    One day, a boy named Theo is called into the living room by his parents to meet "the most famous man alive." When Theo and Professor Einstein go out for a sail on Theo's small boat, the Professor unexpectedly loses his compass overboard...

  • Sand
    Author:
    Armstrong, Luanne
    Summary:

    Sand is the story of a young girl, Willy Cameron, her horse named Sand, and her involvement with therapeutic riding. The novel begins when Willy is involved in a serious car accident and is paralyzed from the waist down. After the...

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