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The Bridge

by Jane Higgins
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: fantasy & magic, friendship

 The City is divided. The bridges gated. In Southside, the hostiles live in squalor and desperation, waiting for a chance to overrun the residents of Cityside.
     Nik is still in high school but is destined for a great career with the Internal Security and Intelligence Services, the brains behind the war. But when ISIS comes recruiting, everyon …

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The Silverwing Saga

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic
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Nye, Sand and Stones

by Bree Galbraith, illustrated by Marion Arbona
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: girls & women, self-esteem & self-reliance

Somewhere off the coast and around the corner there are two islands. One island is made mostly of stones and the other mainly of sand, and that’s where the problem began. 
Young Nye doesn’t understand why the people on her Island of Sand work so hard to build beautiful sandcastles every day if they are destined to be ruined by the stones cata …

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Nye de l’île de Sable

by Bree Galbraith, illustrated by Marion Arbona, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: girls & women, self-esteem & self-reliance

Quelque part au large, mais pas trop loin, se trouvent deux îles. Une est en grande partie faite de pierres tandis que l’autre est couverte de sable. C’est là que les problèmes commencent.
La petite Nye ne comprend pas pourquoi les habitants de son île de Sable s’acharnent à construire jour après jour de beaux châteaux de sable qui s …

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Toucania

by Marianne Ferrer & Valérie Picard
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: travel, girls & women, imagination & play

Intrepid adventurer Amelia finally gets a chance to explore the legendary island of Toucania, following in her grandfather’s footsteps. There she will get to observe the strange creatures that he used to tell her about as she drifted to sleep. Belicorns, chimpanthers and firebats have filled her dreams for years and now she has a chance to see th …

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My Best Friend Is Extinct

by Rebecca Wood Barrett, illustrated by Cornelia Li
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, friendship

Ten-year-old Henry Springs is thrilled when the wintery resort town he and his mom recently moved to experiences a record-breaking snowfall. There are even rumors that the extreme weather could mark the beginning of a new ice age.

One day, while exploring one of the many tunnels running through the town’s snowbanks, Henry discovers a strange, preh …

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