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.

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    Light, Steve
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    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.

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    Sher, Emil
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    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...

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    Watt, Mélanie
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    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...

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    Roy, Jennifer Rozines
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    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.

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    Patterson, James
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    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.
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    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:
    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:
    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:
    Yee, Paul
    Summary:

    This collection of short stories by Governor General’s Award winning author Paul Yee takes readers into the lives of Chinese teens in Canada, who must deal with their cultural backgrounds as well as battle parents over schooling,...

  • Author:
    Atkinson, Dave
    Summary:

    Thirteen-year-old Kate, who belongs to a family of werewolves in rural New Brunswick, thinks she'd rather turn into a duck each full moon--that is if a werewolf-hunting journalist doesn't track down her family first!

  • Author:
    Dolan, Elys
    Summary:

    When a group of weasels plot to take over the world, they encounter some technical difficulties.

  • Author:
    Lehrhaupt, Adam
    Summary:

    Monkeys, toucans, and alligators unleash mayhem.

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    Morpurgo, Michael
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    Jocelyn, Marthe
    Summary:

    When Wylder Wallace spills his lunch on Addy Crowe at ComicFest then discovers that her uncle is a steampunk comic artist, Wylder embarks on a series of adventures with Addy involving the loss of her pet rat and the unfolding of a comic...

  • Author:
    Goldemberg, Silvana
    Summary:

    After losing her parents, 14-year-old Victoria and her young twin brothers move in with their aunt. But shortly afterward, her aunt’s boyfriend attempts to assault her, and she runs away and learns to survive on the dangerous streets of...

  • Author:
    Smucker, Barbara
    Summary:

    Taken away from her mother by a ruthless slave trader, all Julilly has left is the dream of freedom. Every day that she spends huddled in the slave trader’s wagon travelling south or working on the brutal new plantation, she thinks...

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