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My Life as a Crow

by Francois Gravel, translated by Sheila Fischman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 13
  • Grade: 2 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic

"What happens when a witch recites a secret spell over you late at night? A lot! For one thing, you could turn into a crow.
"At first I wasn't sure I wanted to be a crow. Then I realized it was great. I could fly, I could shout insults, I never had to take a bath. It's a good way to get even with bullies, the grouchy woman on the corner, and even …

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Skateboard Shakedown

by Lesley Choyce
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 11 to 16
  • Grade: 6 to 9
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, adolescence

Gary and his friends spend most of their free time on skateboards. The greater the challenge, the more they like it.

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Mikey Mite Goes to School

by Gauthier, Gilles, illustrated by Derome, Pierre-André, translated by Cummins, Sarah
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: school & education

Mikey will never be the teacher's pet. In fact, the only thing he's good at in school is making the teacher mad. When he's accused of stealing carrots to feed the school guinea pig, Mikey thinks things can't get any worse. But he's wrong...

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Curve Ball

by Danakas, John
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Tom Poulos is looking forward to a summer of baseball. His team is in the City of Toronto Little League playoffs, and he has a feeling they can win the championship this year.
But instead of playing catcher for the Jarvis Badgers, Tom finds himself on a plane to Winnipeg, where he'll spend the summer with an uncle he doesn't even know. His mother …

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Mooch Gets Jealous

by Gauthier, Gilles, illustrated by Derome, Pierre-André, translated by Cummins, Sarah
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: dogs

When Carl is in trouble with the big kids at school, Maggie helps scare them off. After that Carl and Maggie are pals but then Mooch starts acting very strange .... What on earth is wrong with her?

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Arthur Throws a Tantrum

by Anfousse, Ginette, illustrated by Anne Villeneuve, translated by Cummins, Sarah
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: dogs

That's it! Arthur has had enough and he's going to show his dad how mad he is - by tearing his room apart and barricading himself inside. But what could have made Arthur this angry?

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Maddie Wants Music

by Leblanc, Louise, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay, translated by Cummins, Sarah
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: humorous stories

Maddie would do anything to have her own walkman. But a walkman costs a lot of money, and putting her hands on the cash gets Maddie into some tight corners.

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Clearcut Danger

by Lesley Choyce
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 11 to 16
  • Grade: 6 to 9
tagged: mysteries & detective stories
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