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The Nordlings

by Kathleen McDonnell
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4
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Peggy is trying to run away from home. Instead she finds herself thrust into a fantasy world she created as a child. As the Creator, Peggy is the only one who can stop the evil force, Nobodaddy, threatening to destroy Notherland.

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Kissing the Witch

Old Tales in New Skins

by Emma Donoghue
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: adaptations, literary, short stories

Thirteen tales are unspun from the deeply familiar, and woven anew into a collection of fairy tales that wind back through time. Acclaimed Irish author Emma Donoghue reveals heroines young and old in unexpected alliances--sometimes treacherous, sometimes erotic, but always courageous. Told with luminous voices that shimmer with sensuality and truth …

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Trial By Fire

by Sheila Dalton
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 8
tagged: prejudice & racism, law & crime, aboriginal & indigenous

Winner of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Choice: Best Books for Kids & Teens
Seventeen year-old Nathan is running – running from his past and running from his present. Raised by a white mother and never having known his native father, he must cope with prejudice and stereotypes. When he meets Sally, the beautiful outsider, he finds someon …

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Bone Dance

by Martha Brooks
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: alternative family, canada

Alexandra's beloved grandfather was fond of saying, Life is full of surprises, and sometimes the good and the bad get all bunched up together. However, he could not have prepared her for the death of her father, a man she never knew, and his legacy -- a cabin on prairie land formerly owned by the LaFreniere family.

Lonny LaFreniere's stepfather is …

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The Accidental Orphan

by Constance Horne
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: canada, orphans & foster homes, adoption

Short-listed for the 1999 Silver Birch Award
Eleven-year-old Ellen finds herself wrongly accused of stealing while selling flowers on the Liverpool docks. In her escape she becomes a stowaway aboard a steamship bound for Canada, an unwilling member of a band of orphans headed for new families on the Prairies. Adopted by the Aitkens, a family on a …

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War of the Eagles

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

During WWII, Jed’s English father serves as a fighter pilot overseas, while Jed and his mother move back to her Tsimshian community on Canada's west coast. When the military sets up a naval base in town, Jed is hired to help out, honored it seems, for both his father's bravery and his own native skills as a hunter. Presented with a military jack …

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