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Drone Chase

by Pam Withers
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: survival stories, camping & outdoor activities, new experience

Ray will need every ounce of his drone skills and outdoor smarts to recover his missing bear cub before poachers get to it first.

When his orphan bear cub goes missing, sixteen-year-old drone enthusiast Ray McLellan decides to use his airborne spying skills to find it. Little does he know that a bear-poaching gang operating in the surrounding forest …

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Just a Boy and a Girl in a Little Canoe

by Sarah Mlynowski
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: dating & sex, contemporary, camping & outdoor activities

Perfect for fans of 99 Days and Anna and the French Kiss, this unforgettable, sun-drenched summer romance from one of YA’s bestselling and most beloved authors, Sarah Mlynowski, is an irresistible dive into the joys of seizing the day and embracing the unexpected.

Sam’s summer isn’t off to a great start. Her boyfriend, Eli, ditched her for a E …

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Fight Like a Girl

by Sheena Kamal
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: diversity & multicultural, parents, martial arts

The Beauty of the Moment meets Exit, Pursued by a Bear. Award-winning thriller writer Sheena Kamal delivers a kick-ass debut YA novel that will have fans crying out for more.

Love and violence. In some families they're bound up together, dysfunctional and poisonous, passed from generation to generation like eye color or a quirk of smile. Trisha's tr …

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The Ledge

by Lesley Choyce
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: disabilities & special needs, water sports, emigration & immigration

Nick was used to being good at everything. Hockey, football, track, they all came easy to him. Surfing was his latest passion. That is, until the accident. 

Now partially paralyzed, Nick is angry, depressed and getting far too fond of his prescription meds. But his frequent visits to his physiotherapist, a Syrian refugee, and a budding friendship wi …

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Pop

by Gordon Korman
  • age: 13 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 17
tagged: football, disabilities & special needs, friendship

Pop delivers suspense, humor, sports action, and a compelling look at the damage those "pop"s in football can cause

Gordon Korman's books appeal to a wide range of kids and adults and can pull in even reluctant readers. Share Pop in your home or classroom; sports fans in particular won't be able to put it down.

When Marcus moves to a new town in the …

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Dan Versus Nature

by Don Calame
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: camping & outdoor activities, boys & men

From screenwriter Don Calame comes another outrageously funny and raunchy tale of teen boys whose plans go awry — this time, on a survivalist camping trip.

Shy and scrawny Dan Weekes spends his time creating graphic novels inspired by his dream girl and looking out for his mom as she dates every man in the state of California. Then his mom drops a …

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The Bodyguard

by Sean Rodman
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, film, football

Ryan Hale, aka Replay, is the most successful running “back in his high school's history. With university scouts making him offers he can't refuse, his future seems set. The problem is, Ryan would much rather go to film school. But his dad doesn't want to hear it. His teammates sure don't. He can't afford the application fees anyway. But then a s …

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