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Shark Bait!

by Jeff Szpirglas & Danielle Saint-Onge, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: marine life, computers, environment

Shark-obsessed Orly spends every summer with her family on the coast. This year her parents have signed her up for sailing lessons, hoping to teach her some water safety while they're busy with her baby brother. Orly is excited to be on the water, but she has other ideas about how she’s going to spend her time there: rather than learning to tie k …

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World's Worst Parrot

by Alice Kuipers
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: birds, marriage & divorce, computers

Ava works hard at maintaining a certain image online and at school. As far as anyone else knows, life is great. But when she inherits an African gray parrot from her great-uncle Bernie (whom she barely remembers), Ava’s carefully crafted world starts to crumble.

The parrot, Mervin, is loud and messy and obnoxious. Ava’s brother thinks it’s hil …

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Me and Banksy

by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: humorous stories, art & architecture, computers

A Banksy-style protest against cameras in classrooms brings a group of middle-grade students together. For fans of Rebecca Stead, Susin Nielsen and Gordon Korman.

Dominica's private school is covered in cameras, and someone is hacking into them and posting embarrassing moments for the whole school to see. Like Ana picking her nose. When Dominica qui …

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Ara the Star Engineer

by Komal Singh
edition: Hardcover
tagged: computers

Read the book, download hands-on activities, follow further learning resources. Experience the story in immersive ways never done before. Visit www.arastarengineer.com!

This is a STEM book and more! An inspiring, inclusive, whimsical way to learn about computers and technology from real-life trailblazers.

Ara is a young girl who loves BIG numbers. S …

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Anyone's Game (Cross Ups, Book 2)

by Sylv Chiang, illustrated by Connie Choi
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 17
tagged: games, computers

What’s up with Cali? Why does she keep changing her gamer tag?

It’s summertime, and even though his good friend Cali moved to another city, Jaden can connect with her online almost every day to play their favorite game, Cross Ups.His mom has loosened her rules on how often he can play, and he has an amazing new controller that will make him even …

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Trolled

by Steven Sandor
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: water sports, computers

All Andy can think about is getting a chance to make the national swim team. He practises constantly to get his swim time down and he's saving money to pay the competition fees by working part-time at a comic book store. When a video of him flutterboard surfing makes him famous online, he uses the opportunity to crowdfund his trip to nationals.

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