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Strange School, Secret Wish

by Bernice Gold
edition: eBook
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: canada, homelessness & poverty

The year is 1927, and the Merril children are once again in school – but one that’s unlike any other. For 10 months out of the year their school, set up in a Northern Ontario railway care that also serves as their home, is on the move. Theirteen-year-old Jenny Merrill loves life on the tracks, but she has a secret wish. She’s fallen in love w …

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Before Wings

by Beth Goobie
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: paranormal, occult & supernatural, diseases, illnesses & injuries, death & dying

Having barely survived a brain aneurysm two years earlier, fifteen-year-old Adrien, working at her Aunt Erin's summer camp, is caught between the land of the living and the spirit world, unsure where she belongs. As she struggles to understand the message delivered by the spirits of the five young women that only she sees, she learns of the tragic …

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Sisters/Hermanas

by Gary Paulsen, translated by Gloria de Aragon Andujar
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: siblings

Told in both English and Spanish,Sisters/Hermanas tells of Rosa, a fourteen-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico City, and Traci, a fourteen-year-old from the suburbs of Houston. “Paulsen has done a masterful job of creating two well-developed, believable characters trapped in environments where the elements of beauty, youth, and popularity hav …

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Armageddon Summer

by Bruce Coville
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: general (see also headings under family)

The world will end on Thursday, July 27, 2000. At least, that’s what Reverend Beelson has told his congregation. That’s why Marina and Jed and their parents have joined the rest of the Reverend’s flock at a mountain retreat to await the end of the world. But this world has only just begun for Jed and Marina, two teenagers with more attitude t …

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Caged Eagles

by Eric Walters
edition: eBook
  • age: 12
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: prejudice & racism, military & wars, friendship

When Canada went to war with Japan following the bombing of Pearl Harbour, Canadians of Japanese descent were declared "Enemy Aliens." Without recourse of any kind, they were forced to leave their homes along with the British Columbia coast, their possessions were sold, and their rights as citizens denied. Caged Eagles follows fourteen-year-old Tad …

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Alone at Ninety Foot

by Katherine Holubitsky
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: death & dying, self-esteem & self-reliance, friendship

Fourteen-year-old Pamela Collins is struggling to come to terms with her mother's death.

Somewhat shy, Pamela is thoughtful, full of passion, often funny, and sometimes tearful as she learns to cope with the emotional overload the tragedy has brought to her life. Her favourite things include walking alone in Lynn Canyon Park, the art of Emily Carr, …

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