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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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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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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 Revenge

Shadow of the Uncorn

by Suzanne de Montigny
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: mythical, mythical creatures, dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, fantasy & magic

Born deep in the forest, far from the herd, Damien is kept a dark secret by his parents until his father, Samuel, decides the colt must join the other foals to be initiated. But the unicorns are horrified by Damien’s birth defect. They see him as a freak despite his astonishing abilities. Then when a rival shoves Samuel over the edge of the canyo …

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Caged

by Norah McClintock
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: law & crime

Even if Kenzie's dog had somehow managed to escape from the family's fenced backyard, Kenzie knows the big, lovable chocolate Lab wouldn't have gone far. As they search for Clancy, Kenzie and his dad keep hearing stories about other dogs that have gone missing too. When Kenzie finds Clancy's ID tag and spots a van loaded up with dog food, he knows …

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Hawk Teachers' Guide

Dundurn Teachers' Guide

by Josie Norton & Jennifer Dance
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: environment, aboriginal & indigenous

2018 Red Maple Award — Shortlisted • 2017 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award — Winner, Young Adult Category • CCBC’s Best Books for Kids & Teens (Fall 2016)
When a First Nations teen rescues a fish-hawk from a tailings pond in Alberta’s oil sands, he has no idea that soon they will both be fighting for their lives. 

As a cross-country …

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Every Hidden Thing

by Kenneth Oppel, read by Whitney Dykhouse & Jake Mate
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: dating & sex

The hunt for a dinosaur skeleton buried in the Badlands, bitter rivalries, and a forbidden romance come together in this beautifully written new novel that’s Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones.

Somewhere in the Badlands, embedded deep in centuries-buried rock and sand, lies the skeleton of a massive dinosaur, larger than anything the late ninete …

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