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Misfit in Love

by S. K. Ali
edition: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: contemporary, prejudice & racism, general (see also headings under social themes)

In this fun and fresh sequel to Saints and Misfits, Janna hopes her brother’s wedding will be the perfect start to her own summer of love, but attractive new arrivals have her more confused than ever.

Janna Yusuf is so excited for the weekend: her brother Muhammad’s getting married, and she’s reuniting with her mom, whom she’s missed the wh …

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Denial

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: pregnancy, general (see also headings under social themes), emotions & feelings, dating & sex, law & crime

It’s Nova’s final year of high school and everything is on track for an amazing year. She’s going to ace all her studies and go on to be a doctor. She’s got a spot on the swim team. And she’s in love for the first time — with Leo, the captain of the swim team.
But things don’t turn out quite like Nova had planned. As her relationship …

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Creeboy

by Teresa Wouters
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, general (see also headings under social themes), general (see also headings under family), canada, general (see also headings under social topics)

Sixteen-year-old Josh is no stranger to gang life. His dad, the leader of the Warriors, a gang on their reserve, is in jail, and Josh’s older brother has taken charge.

Josh’s mom has made it clear the Warriors and their violence aren’t welcome in her home — Josh’s dad and brother included. She wants Josh to focus on graduating high school. …

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Break in Case of Emergency

A Novel

by Brian Francis
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: mental illness, general (see also headings under social themes), lgbt

Finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Young People’s Literature–Text

Dads can be such a drag

Life has been a struggle for Toby Goodman. Her mother died by suicide five years ago, and her father left their small town before Toby was born. Now a teenager living on her grandparents’ dairy farm, Toby has trouble letting people i …

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Snitch

by Norah McClintock
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: emotions & feelings, general (see also headings under social themes), self-esteem & self-reliance

Josh had been living in a group home after being ratted out by Scott, his one-time best friend. Now he has moved in with his brother and overbearing sister-in-law and has been sent to a class designed to teach him to deal with his anger. When an old enemy continues to push his buttons and Scott appears to be up to his old tricks, Josh struggles to …

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