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Tell

by Norah McClintock
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: law & crime, blended families, mysteries & detective stories

When his step-father Phil is shot dead in an apparent robbery, David becomes the prime suspect. Where was David that night, and what does he know about Phil?

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Blood Sport

by Tash McAdam
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: lgbt, siblings, law & crime

Jason is sure his sister, Becca, was murdered, but he’s the only one who thinks so. After finding a photograph Becca kept hidden, he decides to infiltrate a boxing gym to prove that she didn’t die accidentally.

As a transgender kid, Jason’s been fighting for as long as he can remember, and those skills are going to come in handy as he investig …

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Easy Street

by Jeff Ross
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: siblings, music, law & crime

Three years ago Rob’s brother, Adam, was sent to jail for his part in the death of a girl who overdosed at a rave. But now that he has been released, Rob hopes that things can go back to the way they used to be. He soon realizes this is impossible. His brother has changed, the times have changed, and Rob has changed.

Adam tells his mom and brother …

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Larkin on the Shore

by Jean Mills
edition: Paperback
tagged: law & crime

Larkin Day is a messed up 16-year-old. She just escaped a nasty year in high school to spend summer with her grandmother in seaside Nova Scotia. It's the perfect setting to seek healing by putting all her energies into a local café project. If you're hurting, she learns, one of the best solutions is to invest yourself in something that can make yo …

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The Justice Project

by Michael Betcherman
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: careers, occupations, internships, diseases, illnesses & injuries, law & crime

High-school football star Matt Barnes was on the top of the world until a freak snowboarding accident ended his promising sports career and left him with a permanent limp. As he struggles to accept his changed body, Matt becomes depressed and isolated. Instead of college football camp, he faces a summer job at the local golf club. Then by chance Ma …

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Watch Out

by Alison Hughes
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, siblings, law & crime

Fifteen-year-old Charlie stays home from school so he can help his older brother, Tom, who is in a hip-to-toe cast after breaking his leg in a football game. When not waiting on his brother hand and foot, Charlie investigates a series of break-ins that have the whole neighborhood on edge. Things really hit home when Charlie nearly catches the thief …

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Crime Club

by Melodie Campbell
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, law & crime, black comedy

Sixteen-year-old Penny has moved with her mom and huge dog, Ollie, to live above a small-town pub owned by her aunt. It's a relief to start over in a place where no one knows her father is in prison.
It's summer, and the only person she knows is her nerdy cousin Simon. Soon she meets Simon's best friend, Brent, and Brent's twin sister, Tara, and t …

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