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BC Summer Reading Club 2020

  • Author:
    Cuevas, Michelle
    Summary:

    A girl's friendship with a lonely black hole leads her to face her own sadness in this original, funny, and touching middle grade novel for fans of Crenshaw and Flora & Ulysses. When eleven-year-old Stella Rodriguez shows up at...

  • Author:
    Hadfield, Chris, Fillion, Kate
    Summary:

    Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploiring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by...

  • Author:
    Nobel, Julia
    Summary:

    With a dad who disappeared years ago and a mother who's a bit too busy to parent, Emmy is shipped off to Wellsworth, a prestigious boarding school in England, where she's sure she won't fit inches But then she finds a box of mysterious...

  • Author:
    Vo, Nancy
    Summary:

    In this memorable and beautifully illustrated story, a ranger comes across a fox caught in a trap. The ranger frees the fox and promises only to tend to its wounds. The fox recovers and remains curiously close to the ranger, and when...

  • Author:
    Donovan, Natasha
    Summary:

    To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle, it nourishes the very land and forests that the Skeena River runs through and where the Gitxsan make...

  • Author:
    Donald, Alison
    Summary:

    There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but they are determined to try... This inspiring look at...

  • Author:
    Connolly, MarcyKate, Haring, Dan
    Summary:

    Neil Gaiman meets How to Train Your Dragon in this beautifully illustrated middle-grade novel about a boy, his trusted dog, and his best friend, as they race to save the stars before their light is extinguished for good. When the world...

  • Author:
    Bauer, Marion Dane
    Summary:

    In an astonishing unfurling of our universe, Newbery Honor winner Marion Dane Bauer and Caldecott Honor winner Ekua Holmes celebrate the birth of every child. Before the universe was formed, before time and space existed, there was ......

  • Author:
    Cannistra, Meg
    Summary:

    Wonder meets Mary Poppins in this heartfelt debut novel about magic, healing, and the importance of family. Twelve-year-old Luna loves the nighttime more than anything else. It's when no one gives her "that look" about...

  • Author:
    Savage, Melissa
    Summary:

    A boy and his best friends set out to discover the aliens who crash-landed next to their Roswell, New Mexico, farm in this charming novel packed with adventure and heart, perfect for fans of Ali Benjamin's The Thing About Jellyfish...

  • Author:
    Robertson, Joanne
    Summary:

    "This is the story of a determined Ojibwe Grandmother (Nokomis) Josephine Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (Water). Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet...

  • Author:
    Rodkey, Geoff
    Summary:

    Imagine being forced to move to a new planet where YOU are the alien! From the creator of the Tapper Twins, New York Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey delivers a topical, sci-fi middle-grade novel that proves friendship and laughter...

  • Author:
    Hughes, Alison
    Summary:

    In this picture book, the ripple effect of one child's small action shows how we can all make a big environmental difference. This edition combines both written and spoken words.

  • Author:
    Williams, Suzanne, Holub, Joan
    Summary:

    After pulling a magical thunderbolt from a stone, ten-year-old Zeus goes on the adventure of a lifetime in this thrilling start to a brand-new series!The terrible Titans-merciless giants who enjoy snacking on humans-have dominated the...

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