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The Hidden

A Compendium of Arctic Giants, Dwarves, Gnomes, Trolls, Faeries and Other Strange Beings from Inuit Oral History

by Neil Christopher, illustrated by Mike Austin
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: monsters, country & ethnic, polar regions

Forget fairies and forget vampires! Let yourself be drawn into the dark world of the shape-shifters, ogresses, trolls, and demons of the Canadian Arctic. This collection of field notes meticulously documents the dark side of Inuit legends, complete with hideous monsters and unspeakable deeds. Each creature is brought to life by the stunning illustr …

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The Coming Storm

by Regina M. Hansen
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: adaptations, canada, historical

Music, myth, and horror blend in this romantic, atmospheric fantasy debut about a teen girl who must fight a powerful evil that’s invaded her Prince Edward Island home—perfect for fans of An Enchantment of Ravens.

There’s a certain wild magic in the salt air and the thrum of the sea. Beet MacNeill has known this all her life. It added spice t …

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Rogue Princess

by B.R. Myers
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: adaptations

A princess fleeing an arranged marriage teams up with a snarky commoner to foil a rebel plot in B.R. Myers'Rogue Princess, a gender-swapped sci-fi YA retelling ofCinderella.
Princess Delia knows her duty: She must choose a prince to marry in order to secure an alliance and save her failing planet. Yet she secretly dreams of true love, and feels th …

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The Changeling of Fenlen Forest

by Katherine Magyarody
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
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Finalist - Sunburst Award Elizabeth thinks she knows the gloomy Fenlen Forest. But when her treasured unicorn fawn, Sida, goes missing, Elizabeth tracks her into a strange land where the people think Elizabeth is a changeling, a malignant being who too-closely resembles a missing girl. If Elizabeth can find her fawn and uncover the fate of her lost …

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Cinders

by Mette Bach
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 4
tagged: lgbt, bullying, music, adaptations, blended families, computers & digital media

Seventeen-year-old Ash has been living with her mother in her mother's boyfriend's house, along with his daughter Mimi and son Noah. When Ash's mother dies, Ash stays so she can attend a high school with a top coding program. But her stepsiblings take advantage of Ash's precarious living situation, with Mimi posting embarrassing pictures of Ash onl …

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Charming

by Mette Bach
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 4
tagged: lgbt, adaptations, bullying, computers & digital media, music

Seventeen-year-old Char has studied music, but didn't think of it as a future until she posted a video of herself singing and it went viral. So now, instead of going to queer youth events or taking part in the Gay Lesbian Alliance, Char spends her time figuring out how to get enough online fame to fuel a singing career. When one of her videos is bo …

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