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Summer Reading 2023

Keep your students reading CANADIAN this summer! Share this list of fantastic new MG & YA books and get them started on a summer reading challenge.

by 49th Teachers · Tagged young adult, middle grade

One Summer in Vancouver

by (author) Tony Correia

Cardboard City

by (author) Katarina Jovanovic
afterword by Hedina Tahirović-Sijerčić

When It All Syncs Up

by (author) Maya Ameyaw

Dear Elsa

by (author) Marco Fraticelli

The Stars of Mount Quixx

The Brindlewatch Quintet, Book One

by (author) S.M. Beiko

Sixties Girl

by (author) MaryLou Driedger


by (author) Jean Mills

Below the Surface

by (author) Allison Finley

Big Winner

by (author) Sylvia Taekema

Stuck with You

by (author) Nathan Burgoine

The Hoop and the Harm

by (author) Jawara Pedican

No Limit on Love

by (author) Alison Lister

Bliss Adair and the First Rule of Knitting

by (author) Jean Mills

Elliot Jelly-Legs and the Bobblehead Miracle

by (author) Yolanda Ridge
illustrated by Sydney Barnes


The Journeys of Three Young Refugees

by (author) Paul Tom
illustrated by Mélanie Baillairgé
translated by Arielle Aaronson

The Boy Who Woke the Sun

by (author) A.T. Woodley
illustrated by Mike Deas

Cleaning Up

by (author) Leanne Lieberman

Take Off!

by (author) Lea Beddia

Kung Fu Master

by (author) Marty Chan

As I Enfold You in Petals

by (author) Richard Van Camp
illustrated by Scott B. Henderson
colorist Donovan Yaciuk
letterer Nickolej Villiger