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Every Hidden Thing

by Kenneth Oppel, read by Whitney Dykhouse & Jake Mate
  • 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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The Deception

by Suzanne de Montigny
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, fantasy & magic, mythical, mythical creatures

Sixty years after the unicorns’ narrow escape from extinction, Azaria's Legacy has gone wrong. The new generation barely exists, hidden in the depths of the forest. Their cruel and ruthless leader, Icarus, threatens them daily with Jaresh, an invisible being capable of taking away their powers. Angry, the young colt Ulysees and his friend Téo re …

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Hawk

by Jennifer Dance
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, diseases, illnesses & injuries

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 r …

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The Legacy

by Suzanne de Montigny
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: fantasy & magic, mythical, dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures, mythical creatures

A loud, hissing sound filled the air. The unicorns looked up, their eyes filled with horror. Azaria, a unicorn colt, is intrigued when the young, clairvoyant dinosaur, Darius, foresees a terrifying change to their world. When a giant fireball smashes into the earth, the unicorns struggle to survive the hurricanes and starvation that follow. But not …

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Old Bones

A Casey Templeton Mystery

by Gwen Molnar
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, boys & men

Casey Templeton is in a bind when he must foil a burglary of dinosaur bones.

While helping with a real dinosaur dig at the world-famous Royal Tyrrell Museum, Casey Templeton finds a piece of dinosaur tooth. Excited, he spends all afternoon looking for the rest of the tooth, but all he ends up getting is a nasty sunburn. Lying in his hotel room that …

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Hate Cell / Old Bones

by Gwen Molnar
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, prejudice & racism

In Hate Cell, thirteen-year-old Casey Templeton has recently moved to the southeastern Alberta town of Richford. One night Casey seeks refuge from a snowstorm in an abandoned farmhouse and stumbles upon his nearly frozen, unconscious science teacher, Mr. Deverell. Casey attempts to revive his teacher and searches the house for something to make a …

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The Country of Wolves

retold by Neil Christopher, contributions by Daniel Gies, illustrated by Ramón Pérez
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 6 to 12
tagged: polar regions

Now available in paperback!
Based on the acclaimed animated film Amaqqut Nunaat: The Country of Wolves, this visually stunning graphic novel takes readers on a mysterious adventure with two brothers who are lost at sea. It begins as an average hunting trip for two young men. But when they find themselves adrift at sea, the only safe haven to be fo …

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Red Wolf

by Jennifer Dance
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, canada

Life is changing for Canada’s Anishnaabek Nation and for the wolf packs that share their territory.

In the late 1800s, both Native people and wolves are being forced from the land. Starving and lonely, an orphaned timber wolf is befriended by a boy named Red Wolf. But under the Indian Act, Red Wolf is forced to attend a residential school far from …

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