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Pure

by Karen Krossing
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 14
  • Grade: 7 to 9
tagged: dystopian

Lenni is a gifted healer; she is also an illegal experiment gone wrong. Set in the future where genetic engineering is forbidden, Lenni must escape from the Genetic Purity Council.

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Gem Lakes, The

Eaton's Of Winnipeg

by Rob Keough
edition: Paperback
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Jake Lucknow is just like any other fourteen-year-old boy, except for one thing - he is sick with cancer and is not expected to live through the summer. While spending time at the family cabin, Jake has a chance encounter with the area's most notorious resident and learns the secret to an old family mystery.

Jake can't resist one last adventure at t …

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Hiding in Plain Sight

A Shelby Belgarden Mystery

by Valerie Sherrard
edition: eBook
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, law & crime, parents

With school over, Greg visiting relatives, and Betts on vacation with her family, it’s looking like it will be a quiet summer for Shelby Belgarden. Until, that is, she finds out that Betts and her family have returned home suddenly, and Betts’s mom faces criminal charges in the theft of a computer program from her workplace.

To save Mrs. Thompso …

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Breath of the Dragon

by Diane Juttner Perreault
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 9
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Pottery is one of the few things Krisjana shares with her father. But even that connection is tenuous as Kris, on the verge of turning 16, struggles through the trials of adolescence: drugs, alcohol and a sexually aggressive boyfriend. As her father's heart disease worsens and she must face his impending death, Kris is forced to confront her fear o …

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Shades of Red

An Eagle Glen Trilogy Book

by kc dyer
edition: eBook
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 9
tagged: time travel, mysteries & detective stories, europe

After the success of Seeds of Time and Secret of Light, kc dyer returns with Shades of Red, the final instalment in the Eagle Glen Trilogy.

Darrell is back in the twenty-first century and back at Eagle Glen school. But her last trip through time was disastrous: her arch-enemy, Conrad Kennedy, slipped through with Darrell and her friends … and appa …

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Boy O'Boy

by Brian Doyle
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 11 to 13
  • Grade: 6 to 8
tagged: canada, sexual abuse, multigenerational

Winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year, the Geoffrey Bilson Award, the Ruth Schwartz Award, and an ALA Notable Books List selection

Martin O'Boy's life is not easy. His beloved Granny has just died, his pregnant mother and father fight all the time and his twin, Phil, is completely incapacitated. Martin is the one his mother cou …

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The Screech Owls' Reunion (#20)

by Roy MacGregor
edition: Paperback
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The Owls are all grown up, and now they’re returning home to play an exhibition game in the town’s new arena. But deep trouble has also come to Tamarack.
The Screech Owls are all grown up. Ten years have passed, and Travis, Sarah, Nish, and their friends have gone theirseparate ways, most of them scattered far and wide from their old home town. …

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Smoke and Mirrors

by Lesley Choyce
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: visionary & metaphysical, friendship, disabilities & special needs

Short-listed for the 2005 CLA Young Adult Canadian Book Award
Sixteen-year-old Simon has always been considered odd. Three years ago, a skateboarding accident caused some minor brain damage and made him a little stranger. His career-driven parents mostly leave him alone, and he spends much of his time living in his imagination. When Andrea, whom n …

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