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Summer Reading from Crossfield Publishing

  • Age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: young adult
YA books for the summer from our friends at Crossfield Publishing.

Pam Withers' favorite YA novels

  • Age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 6 to 17
These are my favorite recent YA novels, the best-written in my opinion, and I read dozens per month. Pam Withers (award-winning YA author at

Canadian YA for the Twitteratti

  • Age: 9 to 100
  • Grade: 4 to 17
"Wouldn't it be awesome if a Canadian librarian made a list of YA books to read that were all by Canadian authors?" -Marty Chan on Twitter

Indigenous Books for Senior Grades

  • Age: 15
  • Grade: 10
Teachers who are looking to include more novels from Indigenous authors for their senior students (grades 11–12) should consider the following books.

Top Grade: High School Selections, Fall 2019

  • Age: 10 to 100
  • Grade: 5 to 15
Top Grade: CanLit for the Classroom highlights the best of Canadian literature for teens.

Amy Mathers Teen Book Award (2019)

  • Age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
The shortlist for the $5,000 2019 Amy Mathers Teen Book Award.

YA Summer Reading

  • Age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 13
Teachers, this one's for you! Get caught up on your reading this summer with a selection of fabulous and diverse YA novels that will be just as fun for you to read over the break as it will be to share with your students in the fall.

Non-Fiction for Senior Grades

  • Age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
tagged: young adult
Recommended non-fiction for high school students

Fiction for Senior Grades

  • Age: 15
  • Grade: 10
tagged: young adult
Recommended for high school students

2019 Sunburst Award Longlist: YA Fiction

  • Age: 8 to 100
  • Grade: 3 to 17
Attention, Sci-Fi and Fantasy fans! The Sunburst Award Committee is pleased to announce the 2019 longlist for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. This year’s lists are comprised of a mixture of established authors, talented newcomers, and past nominees. For a full list, see