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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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Lost Shadow

by Claire Gilchrist
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: wolves & coyotes, friendship

In the sequel to Street Shadows, city coyote Pica is carried far away, into the land of wolves. Will she survive and make it back to Scruff?

Winter is here, and coyotes Pica and Scruff are having trouble finding enough food to survive. Their only option may be to steal food from humans: Scruff thinks it’s a necessary risk, but Pica thinks it’s t …

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The Lost Island

by E. Pauline Johnson, illustrated by Atanas Matsoureff
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: native canadian, other

My aim, my joy, my pride, is to sing the glories of my own people.
—?E. Pauline Johnson

A search for the timeless connection to the old world presages a vision of the future in the haunting story of The Lost Island from Legends of Vancouver, a book inspired by the friendship between a Mohawk poet and a Salish chief and storyteller. It was the firs …

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True and The Rainbow Kingdom: Bedtime Storybook Collection

5 minute Storybook Collection

adapted by Anne Paradis & Robin Bright, illustrated by Guru Animation Studio Ltd
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 100
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bedtime & dreams, friendship, emotions & feelings, fantasy & magic, beginner
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Escape to Witch City

by E. Latimer
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: horror & ghost stories, girls & women

In a world ruled by fear of witches, some secrets are deadly. A thrilling new fantasy adventure set in historical London for fans of V.E. Schwab's City of Ghosts and Serafina and the Black Cloak.

Emmaline Black has a secret. She can hear the rhythm of heartbeats. Not just her own, but others' too. It's a rhythm she's learned to control, and that can …

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Frisson l’écureuil en bref

Frisson l’écureuil en bref

illustrated by Mélanie Watt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: squirrels, humorous stories

 

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La sécurité avant tout! C’est la devise de Frisson l’écureuil. Après tout, il y a tant de créatures dangereuses qu’il n’aimerait pas rencontrer comme des mammouths, des chats, des pics et bien d’autres! C’est pourquoi il doit protéger son arbre coûte que coûte. Lorsqu’un malheureux événemen …

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Con Quest!

by Sam Maggs
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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"An awesome adventure that celebrates fandom—and what could be better than that?" —Nerdist
The debut novel from bestselling author Sam Maggs,Con Quest! is a comics convention adventure for young readers about fandom, family, and finding your place in the world!
Cat and Alex are excited to be at the world’s most popular comics convention—an …

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Ice Chips 1-4 paperback box set

Ice Chips and the Magical Rink; Ice Chips and the Haunted Hurricane; Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck; Ice Chips and the Stolen Puck

by Roy MacGregor & Kerry MacGregor, illustrated by Kim Smith
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: hockey, time travel

If you could travel through time, who would you want to meet?

This boxed set brings together the first four titles in the beloved and bestselling Ice Chips series, by acclaimed authors Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor and illustrator Kim Smith. The books feature a vibrant and inclusive cast of characters and inspiring hockey greats.

Including The Ic …

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