amazon.ca

Thousands of Canadian-authored kids and YA books

Magical Realism

Showing 31-39 of 39 books

rated!
rated!

The Wondrous Woo

by Carrianne Leung
edition: Paperback
also available: Audiobook
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: girls & women, coming of age, magical realism

Finalist for the 2014 Toronto Book Awards. The Wondrous Woo tells the story of Miramar Woo who is the quintessential Chinese girl: nice, quiet, and reserved. The eldest of the three Woo children, Miramar is ever the obedient sister and daughter ... on the outside. On the inside, she's a kick-ass kung fu heroine with rock star flash, sassy attitude, …

rated!
rated!

Mac in the City of Light

by Christopher Ward
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: magical realism, europe

Mac’s school trip to Paris turns into an adventure she never imagined.

Fourteen-year-old California girl Mackenzie, known as Mac, goes on a school trip to Paris where she meets up with an old musician friend of her dad’s, Rudee Daroo, who now makes a living as a cab driver. Rudee reveals that some of the greatest monuments in Paris are being ei …

rated!
rated!

The Dream Where the Losers Go

by Beth Goobie
edition: eBook
  • age: 12
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: suicide, magical realism, sexual abuse

No one knows why she hurt herself, least of all Skey. After five long months in treatment for self-destructive behavior, Skey continues to dream of dark tunnels with mysterious designs carved into their stone walls, a place where she is safe and alone. Then she encounters another dreamer, a boy her own age, dreaming the same dream, wandering the sa …

rated!
rated!

The Dream Where Losers Go

by Beth Goobie
edition: eBook
  • age: 12
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: suicide, magical realism, sexual abuse

No one knows why she hurt herself, least of all Skey. After five long months in treatment for self-destructive behavior, Skey continues to dream of dark tunnels with mysterious designs carved into their stone walls, a place where she is safe and alone. Then she encounters another dreamer, a boy her own age, dreaming the same dream, wandering the s …

rated!
rated!

Waking

by Alyxandra Harvey-Fitzhenry
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: death & dying, self-esteem & self-reliance, magical realism

Beauty is afraid to sleep—her dreams are haunted by the Shadow Lady who stalks and threatens her.
During her waking hours, Beauty's life is safe, safer than she wants it to be. Since her mother's death, her father has become so over-protective that he has locked away all the knives in the house. Her mother's death, the accident, is never discuss …

Show editions

Sub-categories