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Maturation (Psychology)

  • Author:
    Doyle, Brian
    Summary:

    When Ryan's dad runs away from home because of the change of life, Ryan is sent to spend the summer with his aunt in Peggy's Cove. He goes fishing, almost gets into big trouble and learns a lot about tourist behavior, but most of all he...

  • Author:
    Citra, Becky
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    Robin can hardly wait for her cousin April and her Aunty Liz to come to the ranch for Christmas. When a devastating car accident sends Aunty Liz to the hospital for several months, Robin can't help but be overjoyed to learn that April...

  • Author:
    Withrow, Sarah
    Summary:

    What happens to best friends when one of them gets a boyfriend? Gloria and Shawna are about to start high school, but they still enjoy acting out their fantasy futures with cut-throat games of Barbie. Even in their real-life plans it's...

  • Author:
    Doyle, Brian
    Summary:

    Winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award Young Tommy and Baby Bridget, the girl with the trillium-shaped eyes, discover that living, healing and dying are not always what they seem. And they make that discovery...

  • Author:
    Doyle, Brian
    Summary:

    Winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award, and a Horn Book Fanfare Selection. Old Mickey is one hundred and twelve years old. He can't remember what he ate for lunch today, but he can remember every detail of...

  • Author:
    Bridges, William
    Summary:

    Taking listeners step-by-step through the three perilous stages of any transition, Bridges explains how each stage can be understood and embraced. Offering an elegantly simple yet profoundly insightful roadmap for successfully...

  • Author:
    Cumyn, Alan
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    Winner of the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award. Owen Skye is skinny and quiet and has big ears. He does everything (just about) his older brother, Andy, says, while trying to stay one step ahead...

  • Author:
    Holubitsky, Katherine
    Summary:

    The "summer of love" is a time of idealistic freedom and experimentation for Emma, her cousin Megan, and the young people of Pike Creek. While her brother Eric's band practices in what Uncle Pat has dubbed the Hippie House, the girls...

  • Author:
    Doyle, Brian
    Summary:

    Up to Low. Young Tommy and Baby Bridget, the girl with the trillium-shaped eyes, discover that living, healing and dying are not always what they seem. And they make that discovery with the help of a wonderful cast of characters,...

  • Author:
    Holubitsky, Katherine
    Summary:

    Ten-year-old Eddie lives with his mom and grandparents in a small cabin on the Queen Charlotte Islands. A year earlier, Eddie's dad took the ferry to the mainland and never returned. Eddie loves going fishing with Granddad and listening...

  • Author:
    Krossing, Karen
    Summary:

    Behind each tightly locked apartment door at rundown 64 Wilnut Street lie the hidden stories of the inhabitants. There is David, who tries to talk to his father's ghost, and Jennifer, who flirts with men she does not want. Asim, who...

  • Author:
    Jaimet, Kate
    Summary:

    Assistant coach of the girl’s basketball team. Sounds like an easy gig for sixteen-year-old Salvador “Slam” Amaro. Show up, run a few drills and pad his resume so he can win a spot on the Ontario Under 17 men’s team. But Slam hasn’t...

  • Author:
    Foon, Dennis
    Summary:

    Four guys -- Tommy, Brad, Andy and Shane -- are all making their way through the jungle that is the last year of high school. Tommy, model student, is heading for the military to learn to fly fighter jets, something that will please his...

  • Author:
    Ryan, Darlene
    Summary:

    When her mother died two years earlier, Izzy thought the world would change in some identifiable way, but it didn't. It didn't even slow down. Along with constantly watching her brother, Jason, to ensure he didn't repeat his involvement...

  • Author:
    Trembath, Don
    Summary:

    Rooster Cobb is in trouble, with his school, with his mother, with his girlfriend. He smokes too much and he hates his stepfather. In fact, he might not graduate from high school. But he just doesn't seem to care. That is until the...

  • Author:
    Wynne-Jones, Tim
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    Rex and his friends begin grade six against the backdrop of the 1962 Ban the Bomb protests on Parliament Hill. But once again it is trouble on the home front that has Rex's attention. Why is his father so insistent that Rex go with him...

  • Author:
    Linden, Dianne
    Summary:

    13-year-old Nell Mackelwain has to share her mother, a Canadian peacekeeper, with the world, when she just wants her home in Edmonton, helping her deal with the bullies at school.

    Nell's trying to be understanding about her...

  • Author:
    Pierce, Tamora
    Summary:

    In this second book of the Protector of the Small quartet, Kel's hardships continue as she fights the prejudices that come with being a girl while maintaining the rigorous training of a page. Kel's skills aren't the only things that are...

  • Author:
    Acheson, Alison
    Summary:

    Aba Zytka Jones (Abi) doesn t expect to get anything from anybody. Her dad's stuck in his chair and her mom's taken off, but she's going to work out what to do on her own. At least that s what she thinks.

    Sixteen, almost...

  • Author:
    Haworth-Attard, Barbara
    Summary:

    On the Home Front, during World War II, 13 year old Roberta keeps a diary and exchanges letters with her brother Alex, who is fighting on the Western Front. Based on actual wartime letters, this is a story about growing up in difficult...

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