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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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The Aquanaut

by Jill Heinerth, illustrated by Jaime Kim
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, girls & women

Written by an award-winning aquanaut and with art by a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator, this inspiring picture book encourages readers to explore their world, build their self-esteem and imagine what they can do and become when they grow up.

When I was young, the world seemed too dangerous. Everything was too hard. I was too young. Places …

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Jinxed

by Amy McCulloch
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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"I raced through this book...a little bit Golden Compass and all adventure."—Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author

The Golden Compass for the digital age! When a coding star enters an elite technology academy, she discovers a world of competition, intrigue, and family secrets—plus a robotic companion that isn't what it seems.

Lacey Chu …

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Cold Falling White

by G. S. Prendergast
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 14 to 99
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: survival stories, science fiction

Two teens fight for their lives after an alien invasion in this heart-stopping follow-up to Zero Repeat Forever.

Humans. Clones. Aliens. No one is safe anymore—it’s the end of the world.
Xander Liu survived the alien invasion—just barely. For more than a year, he has outsmarted, hidden from, and otherwise avoided the ruthless intruders, the N …

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On Thin Ice (Hockey Super Six)

illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, humorous stories

 

Will the Hockey Super Six thwart their enemy’s plans for world domination in book two of this action-packed series?

 

In the second book pitting six ordinary kids with super hockey skills against the forces of evil, Jenny, Benny, Mo, Starlight, DJ and Karl desperately need to stay out of Crosscheck’s grasp!

Their last run-in revealed to evil scie …

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Les timbrés N° 3 - Le cadeau mutant

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, friendship

 

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Tia, Léo et M. Rodrigue sont de retour pour une nouvelle aventure! C’est bientôt Noël, mais ça ne veut pas dire pour autant que tout est calme... Quand un cadeau mystérieux est offert à la directrice de l’école, c’est la catastrophe! Le personnel et les élèves se transforment en mutants. Il est temp …

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Le projet Barnabé

by Devin Fan, illustrated by Eric Fan & Terry Fan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 100
  • Grade: k to 17
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Barnabé est une créature mi-éléphant mi-souris qui vit dans un laboratoire secret pour les Animaux idéaux. Toutefois, il est loin d’être idéal : il se trouve dans une section du labo pour les Projets ratés. Un jour, Barnabé prend une décision qui va changer le cours de sa vie. Suivez cet être courageu …

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Adventurosaur, Volume 1: Rex's Awakening

by Julien Paré-Sorel
edition: Hardcover
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Rex, a young blue dinosaur, dreams of becoming the greatest adventurer of all time! Meanwhile, he does odd jobs around the Cretincia Village while taking care of his father, who is suffering from a mysterious illness. Then a tragic event propels Rex into an epic quest. With his friends Patchy and Gogo, he will travel to the four corners of the Grea …

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Lost in Barkerville

by Bitten Acherman
edition: Paperback
tagged: survival stories

A young reader time-travel novel about life in the gold rush town of Barkerville in the Cariboo in 1862. This young reader novel begins with a high school field trip to the former gold rush town of Yale in British Columbia. Here Zach, Kyle, and their eccentric teacher, Miss Reid, are transported back in time to 1866 at the height of the Cariboo gol …

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