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Jasper's Road

by Susan White
edition: Paperback
tagged: coming of age

Jasper's Road is the follow up to Susan White's popular novels Ten Thousand Truths and Waiting for Still Water. Life on the Walton Lake Road changes for Jasper Williams when Jake Turner moves to the farm to be fostered by Rachel and Ryan. Jasper finds his confidence shaken and the very essence of who he believes himself to be and where he belongs, …

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Jasper’s Road

by Susan White
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 16
  • Grade: 9 to 11
tagged: coming of age

Truths and Waiting for Still Water. Life on the Walton Lake Road changes for Jasper Williams when Jake Turner moves to the farm to be fostered by Rachel and Ryan. Jasper finds his confidence shaken and the very essence of who he believes himself to be and where he belongs, undermined. A near tragedy puts Jasper front and center making him a hero an …

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Chance's Way

The Alberta Adventures

by Nancy M. Bell
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, horses, extreme sports, mental illness

Chance Cullen has screwed up royally, and he knows it. He’s alienated his mother and sister, and the girl he’s been in love with his whole life, Laurel Rowan. The lure of alcohol calls him, and in the past, he’s found solace there…for a time. But life keeps blowing up in his face. Chance desperately wants to be a top bull rider, but he need …

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No More Pranks

by Monique Polak
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: marine life, environment, values & virtues

Pete's pranks have gotten him in plenty of trouble, but they might be the only way to bring justice to a seaside town.

Pete likes to play pranks. It doesn't matter what it is as long as it gets a laugh. When he impersonates his vice-principal on a radio call-in show, he goes too far and is suspended from school. Pete's parents send him to spend the …

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The Jagged Circle

by Shelley Peterson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: horses, runaways, mysteries & detective stories

A spine-tingling adventure with as many twists and turns as a steeplechase course.

The Jagged Circle is full of suspense and a perfect book for horse lovers.” — Amber Marshall, equestrian and star of CBC's Heartland

It’s spring break and Evangeline Gibb is bored, stuck at her Gran Mary’s farm mucking stalls while her friends are away on va …

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The Brilliant Dark

The Realms of Ancient, Book 3

by S.M. Beiko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: contemporary, paranormal, occult & supernatural, mythical creatures, urban life

 

“A storyline with twists aplenty.” — Kirkus Reviews

The highly anticipated final installment in the action-packed fantasy series that New York Times #1 bestselling author Kelley Armstrong calls “a thrilling tale”

Now in paperback!

It’s been seven years since the Denizens, people with elemental powers, were unmasked, and seven years since …

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Dead Dogs Talk

The Alberta Adventures

by Nancy M. Bell
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: farm & ranch life

Little did Laurel Rowan know where the discovery of an injured dog would lead her. The dark world of dog fighting rings and the unsavoury characters who surround them are a stark awakening for the Alberta teen. Volunteering at a local animal rescue helps her come to terms with some of the things, but Laurel won’t stop until she’s done all she c …

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The Stone of Sorrow

by Brooke Carter
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: epic, mythical creatures, wizards & witches

In a land of myth and ice, seventeen-year-old Runa Unnursdóttir is not the runecaster her clan has been hoping for. She spends her days daydreaming of sailing away and exploring the world instead of studying the runes and learning her spells. The villagers consider her odd, in looks and in manner. She’s nothing like her talented sister, Sýr, ke …

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Prairie Fire

by E.K. Johnston
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: mythical creatures, contemporary, alternative history

Dragons terrorize modern day North America in this brilliant follow-up to the critically acclaimed Story of Owen.

Seventeen-year-old dragon slayer Owen and his bard, Siobhan, are set to join the Oil Watch, the international organization charged with protecting the world from the vicious, carbon emission-eating creatures.

Owen is destined by birth to …

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