Juvenile fiction

  • Author:
    Murguia, Bethanie Deeney
    Summary:

    As their mother counts down the time, Zoe and her sister Addie hurry to complete their game of chase in an imaginary jungle.

  • Author:
    Light, Steve
    Summary:

    A little girl who loves planes is sent to her bedroom for doing a loop-de-loop off the couch and finds a secret door leading to a room with real flying machines, seting her off on an adventure.

  • Author:
    Sher, Emil
    Summary:

    T-- lives in a precarious world with very few friends, abused by a trio of bullies he calls Joined at the Hip, and his main refuge is the camera which he uses to capture the unique way he sees the world--but when he photographs the boys...

  • Author:
    Jones, Judith
    Summary:

    Experience what it was like to grow up in a different time and country. In this book, Judith tells her grandchildren the tale of her youth in Botswana, and shares how education and entertainment were different then.

  • Author:
    Watt, Mélanie
    Summary:

    You, the reader, are on the spot. You're late! At first, this little bunny is deliriously excited by your arrival, but now that you're finally here, he wants to know: where were you? He's been waiting long enough to learn an accordion...

  • Yob
    Author:
    King-Smith, Dick
    Summary:

    When Joanna finds a large black dog lying unconscious in the road she doesn't realise what chaos he is going to cause at home. Everything turns topsy-turvy when Yob's around but when a burglar breaks in at night he gets a...

  • Author:
    Roy, Jennifer Rozines
    Summary:

    From 1939, when Syvia is four and a half years old, to 1945 when she has just turned ten, a Jewish girl and her family struggle to survive in Poland's Lodz ghetto during the Nazi occupation.

  • Author:
    Ciddor, Anna
    Summary:

    In the world of Viking Magica girl can heal sword cuts with nettle stingsa boy can weave a wolfspell or make the lightning strikean arrow of fire can end a disputeBut can two children stop the Sheriff from turning their families out of...

  • Author:
    Patterson, James
    Summary:

    A sister and brother, along with thousands of young people, have been kidnapped and either thrown in prison or turned up missing after accusations of witchcraft were made against them, and the ruling regime will do anything in order to...

  • Author:
    Patterson, James
    Summary:

    A sister and brother, along with thousands of young people, have been kidnapped and either thrown in prison or turned up missing after accusations of witchcraft were made against them, and the ruling regime will do anything in order to...

  • Author:
    Brouwer, Sigmund
    Summary:

    Keegan Bishop, championship skier, is almost injured in a dangerous trap set for one of his teammates. Snowboard tracks leading away from the trap are the only clue as to who might be responsible. Keegan teaches himself to snowboard so...

  • Author:
    Boorman, Kate A.
    Summary:

    When the revered leader of her settlement, a dark, isolated land with merciless winters and puritanical rulers, asks Emmeline for her hand it is a rare opportunity, but not only does she love another man, she cannot ignore dreams that...

  • Author:
    Little, Jean
    Summary:

    Ten-year-old Willow and her difficult little brother Twig, abandoned on the streets of Vancouver, take a chance and get in touch with a grandmother Willow barely remembers, crossing Canada to make a new home in the Ontario countryside...

  • Author:
    Forrestal, Elaine
    Summary:

    In this dramatic conclusion to the Eden-Glassie quartet, a terrifying cyclone brings down powerlines and creates havoc. A mysterious and threatening prowler is attracted to the homestead, and Auntie Helen is attacked and injured, but...

  • Author:
    Flett, Julie
    Summary:

    Clarence and his grandmother pick wild blueberries and meet ant, spider, and fox in a beautiful woodland landscape. Many key words are provided in n-dialect, or Swampy Cree, from the Cumberland House area. Includes pronunciation guide...

  • Author:
    Morpurgo, Michael
    Summary:

    Two children befriend the old man known as the Birdman of Bryher and when a pod of whales beaches on the island's shores, they help him lift a curse from their island.

  • Author:
    Kent, Jennifer McGrath
    Summary:

    A summer hike in the New Brunswick woods turns into a nightmare when Shawn and his friends find themselves trapped by a raging forest fire. Now their only chance for survival may be the legendary White Caves...but can they find them in...

  • Author:
    Olsen, Sylvia
    Summary:

    Joey is a happy Nuu-chah-nulth boy, eager to help and quick to see the bright side of things. But when he loses his beloved grandmother, the sun goes out in his world. Fortunately, she has left something of herself behind--a song, which...

  • Author:
    White, Tara
    Summary:

    "This moving novel of self-discovery and awareness takes place during the Oka crisis in the summer of 1990. Adopted as an infant, Carrie has always felt out of place somehow. Recurring dreams haunt her, warning that someone close to her...

  • Author:
    Robertson, David
    Summary:

    When a young girl helps tend to her grandmother’s garden, she begins to notice things about her grandmother that make her curious. Why does her grandmother have long braided hair and wear beautifully coloured clothing? Why does she...

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