Young Adult Collection

  • Author:
    McAdam, Colin
    Summary:

    Told from the perspectives of both humans and chimpanzees, A Beautiful Truth is about Looee, a chimp raised by a compassionate human couple in Vermont who cannot conceive a baby of their own. When Looee’s two natures collide, this...

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    Jocelyn, Marthe
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    Malou has just turned sixteen, hardly old enough to be out in the world on her own, and all she knows for sure is that she's of mixed race and that she was left at an orphanage as a newborn. When the orphanage burns to the ground,...

  • Author:
    Delany, Vicki
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    In late March, the town of Trafalgar is preparing for the last of the season’s skiers when Cathy Lindsay is gunned down on a hiking trail. Sergeant John Winters and Constable Molly Smith must discover who would want to kill a respected...

  • Author:
    Chabot, Jason
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    Hokk is a criminal outcast who has been scavenging the bodies that fall from the sky to Below for meagre treasures to help him survive. Elia hails from the floating kingdoms in the skies of Above, where the islands' edges are borders no...

  • Author:
    Delany, Vicki
    Summary:

    Brian Nowak went for a walk fifteen years ago and was never seen againches When a police dog discovers human remains, Sergeant John Winters reopens the investigation and finds a shattered family and townsfolk desperate to keep their...

  • Author:
    St. James, Simone
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    After her ghost-hunting uncle dies, Oxford student Jillian heads to his village to pack up his things. Upon arriving, terrifying events convince Jillian that an angry spirit is trying to enter the house. Is it a ghost—or something more...

  • Author:
    Prendergast, Gabrielle
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    Sixteen-year-old Raphaelle says the wrong thing, antagonizes the wrong people and has the wrong attitude. She can't do anything right except draw, but she draws the wrong pictures. When her father moves the family to a small prairie...

  • Author:
    McClintock, Norah
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    "Jojo's back, released from jail, and people are tense and afraid all over again. They wonder if his friends will start showing up again. They wonder if they'll be walking down the street one day and they'll run into...

  • Author:
    Chabot, Jason
    Summary:

    In Jason Chabot’s brilliant debut, fantasy and futuristic worlds collide—literally.

    The first of three volumes in this thrilling trilogy opens on the barren plains of Below, where a teenage boy named Hokk lives in exile with his...

  • Author:
    Walters, Eric
    Summary:

    DJ has always been the best at everything-sports, school, family-so climbing Kilimanjaro is just another thing he'll accomplish almost effortlessly. Or so he thinks, until he arrives in Tanzania and everything starts to go wrong. He's...

  • Author:
    Chabot, Jason
    Summary:

    Elia is a fugitive, on the run from the Imperial Guards, who have launched a city-wide manhunt and offered a reward for her capture. Hokk is also on Elias trailone step behind and all too aware of the mortal danger she is in. Elia...

  • Author:
    Wishinsky, Frieda
    Summary:

    It's hard enough for Eve to adjust to a new high school without the extra weight she's gained over the summer. Her best friend is ashamed to hang out with her, and she's become the focus of a schoolmate's cruelty....

  • Author:
    Wilson, John, Ashby, Mark
    Summary:

    Steve is looking forward to a relaxing (and perhaps romantic) time under the Spanish sun with his friend, Laia. But when an email from his brother DJ arrives, implicating their grandfather in shadowy international plots involving...

  • Author:
    Withers, Pam
    Summary:

    Thirteen-year-old Chris and his family are setting up a bungee jump in his backyard. It's a real large-scale bungee jump off a bridge that connects his backyard to a small island owned by his family. Not only is it going to be the...

  • Author:
    Delany, Vicki
    Summary:

    Former novelist Elaine Benson is helping an elderly spinster write a memoir of her years with the Canadian Army Nursing Sisters of WWII when she discovers that the writer hired before her died under suspicious circumstances.

  • Author:
    Butcher, Kristin
    Summary:

    Laurel discovers her passion for investigative journalism when she writes an article for her school paper about the homeless man who's been living at the school. Eager to write more articles with impact, she launches an...

  • Author:
    McClintock, Norah
    Summary:

    No one is more surprised than Rennie to hear that his late grandfather, whom he hardly knew, has left a mission for him to fulfill. Rennie is to fly to Iceland and deliver a message from beyond the grave, but when he gets there, nothing...

  • Author:
    Staunton, Ted
    Summary:

    When his brother Bunny vanishes from the Toronto City Hall skating rink, Spencer, a budding filmmaker, finds himself plunged into the stuff of movie thrillers: kidnapping, terrorists, intrigue, a missing document, a world-famous pop...

  • Author:
    Brouwer, Sigmund
    Summary:

    Webb's abusive stepfather has made it impossible for him to live at home, so Webb survives on the streets by busking with his guitar and working as a dishwasher. When Webb's grandfather dies, his will stipulates that his...

  • Author:
    Spafford-Fitz, Karen
    Summary:

    Turk needs cash, but he's allergic to his own sweat so getting a job is out of the question. Then he makes a discovery: Girls love dogs. Turk's friends will do anything to meet girls. Turk starts a dog walking business. His...

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