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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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Version Control

by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, superheroes, science fiction, mental illness

After finding out Mihko reinstated the Reckoner Initiative in Breakdown, Cole and Eva confronted Mihko head-on. But when Eva stumbles across a secret laboratory, she finds her worst nightmares come to life. After a vicious battle with Mihko’s newest test subject leaves Cole close to death, Eva is forced to continue their investigation without him …

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Ahiahia the Orphan

Inuktitut

by Levi Illuitok, illustrated by Nate Wells
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: fairy tales, folklore, legends & mythology, action & adventure, diversity & multicultural, historical

After his parents are brutally murdered, Ahiahia is raised by his grandmother in a camp surrounded by enemies. His grandmother knows that eventually the camp will turn on Ahiahia, just as it did his parents, so she chants a protection chant over the clothing that she lovingly sews for him, over the amulet and necklace she gives him, even over the d …

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The Montague Twins #2: The Devil's Music

by Nathan Page, illustrated by Drew Shannon
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: mystery & detective, action & adventure, paranormal

The Hardy Boys meets Paper Girls in the second volume of this mystery series featuring teen detectives, witches, and now a mystery rock 'n' roll song capable of a sinister, Pied Piper-like hypnosis.

Alastair, Pete, Charlie, and Rachel aren't just magical teen detectives in their coastal town of Port Howl--they are also members of a local teen rock b …

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Four Faces of the Moon

by Amanda Strong, afterword by Dr. Sherry Farrell Racette
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, native american

"Four Faces of the Moon is a visually stunning story of Métis life, love and belonging. A rich, beautiful and immersive reading experience that shouldn't be missed." -Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, author of Noopiming: The Cure For White Ladies

"This is magnificent storytelling. This is Spotted Fawn magic." -Richard Van Camp, author of Little You, an …

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I Am Not Starfire

by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Yoshi Yoshitani
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: coming of age, superheroes, science fiction

From New York Times bestselling author Mariko Tamaki (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me, Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass) and artist Yoshi Yoshitani (Zatanna and the House of Secrets) comes a story about Mandy, the daughter of super-famous superhero Starfire.

Seventeen-year-old Mandy, daughter of Starfire, is NOT like her mother. Starfire is gorgeou …

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Sugar Falls

A Residential School Story

by David A. Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson & Donovan Yaciuk, foreword by Murray Sinclair, afterword by Betty Ross
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 15 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, prejudice & racism, historical, own voices, canada

Inspired by true events, this story of strength, family, and culture shares the awe-inspiring resilience of Elder Betty Ross.

Abandoned as a young child, Betsy is adopted into a loving family. A few short years later, at the age of 8, everything changes. Betsy is taken away to a residential school. There she is forced to endure abuse and indignity, …

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Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong

by Prudence Shen, illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: humorous

You wouldn't expect Nate and Charlie to be friends.
Charlie’s the laid-back captain of the basketball team. Nate is the neurotic, scheming president of the robotics club. But they are friends, however unlikely—until Nate declares war on the cheerleaders and the cheerleaders retaliate by making Charlie their figurehead in the ugliest class elec …

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