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Shocking Stories for Curious Kids

  • Age: 6 to 13
  • Grade: 1 to 9
If you want a kid's attention, talk to them about buried treasure. Shipwrecks. Master thieves. And of course, former teachers turned Niagara Falls barrel-surfers.

Hi/lo fiction for reluctant readers - Middle Grade

High interest, low reading level fiction to engage struggling and reluctant middle grade readers. Fast-paced, realistic stories written by Canadian authors and featuring diverse characters and settings across Canada.

Middle-Grade Reads for Under the Tree

  • Age: 7 to 100
  • Grade: 2 to 17
Books for the 8–12-year-old book gobblers on your list.

Dragon Books for Kids and Teens

  • Age: 3 to 100
  • Grade: p to 9
Books filled with fiery breath and lashing tails.

Outstanding Books for Kids Aged 10-13

  • Age: 8 to 100
  • Grade: 3 to 17
All the books listed here have either won or been shortlisted for book awards in Canada.

BC Books for BC Schools

  • Age: 3 to 100
  • Grade: p to 12
Books from BC publishers for elementary, middle, and high school curriculum.

White Pine 2018

  • Age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
The White Pine Award is a part of the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading®. The White Pine program offers high school-aged teens at all grade levels the opportunity to read the best of Canada's recent young adult fiction. Looks like a great selection of nominees this year.

MG Fiction to Make You Snort Milk out Your Nose

  • Age: 7 to 13
  • Grade: 1 to 8
Here's a great list of middle grade fiction, by Anna Humphrey, whose latest book is Clara Humble: Quiz Whiz When it comes to middle grade fiction, silliness is a serious business. After all, kids in this age group are just beginning to delve into chapter books independently, and if there’s a more sure-fire way to make them readers for life than to get them laughing, I don’t have the first clue what it might be. Our nation’s middle grade writers are masters in the art of mixing big laughs with huge heart, then punctuating it with the occasional perfectly-timed fart joke, and I’m thrilled to share just a few of my recent favourite, funny Canadian middle grade titles.

Project Bookmark Canada

  • Age: 3 to 15
  • Grade: p to 10
Poster-sized installations marking where Canada's real and imagined landscapes meet. The only national site-specific literary exhibit in the world.

Books About Refugee Experiences

  • Age: 0 to 100
  • Grade: p to 17
These kids books feature characters fleeing war in violence in different conflicts around the world and throughout history.