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Volleyball Vibe

by Karen Spafford-Fitz
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: friendship, girls & women, bullying

Highlighting girls' volleyball, a sport that has overtaken girls' basketball in popularity, Volleyball Vibe shows how engagement in sports can boost self-esteem, confidence, and foster responsibility and teamwork. The main character, Ria, is a teen girl living in Edmonton, Alberta, whose obsession with beauty and fashion leads her mother to insist …

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Annaka

by Andre Fenton
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, diversity & multicultural

Annaka has always hated her first name. That's why, when her mother packed her up at age seven and moved from Yarmouth to Halifax, she decided she would go by Anna. Now Anna is back in Yarmouth after the death of her beloved Grampy, and sorting through memories from her younger self. She discovers a journal Grampy gifted her years ago; it is fil …

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The Gryphon's Lair

Royal Guide to Monster Slaying, Book 2

by Kelley Armstrong
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: fantasy & magic, self-esteem & self-reliance, monsters

The exciting second book in the fantastical series for ages 10-14 by NYT bestselling author, Kelley Armstrong.

Rowan is now the Royal Monster Hunter, and her twin brother, Rhydd, is destined to be king. But her mother's cousin Heward is still determined that his children be the ones to inherit the titles, and will stop at nothing to show that Rowan …

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Poems to See By

A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry

by Julian Peters
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: poetry, classic adaptation, classics

A fresh twist on 24 classic poems, these visual interpretations by comic artist Julian Peters will change the way you see the world.
This stunning anthology of favorite poems visually interpreted by comic artist Julian Peters breathes new life into some of the greatest English-language poets of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

These are poems …

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Child Soldier

When Boys and Girls Are Used in War

by Michel Chikwanine & Jessica Dee Humphreys, illustrated by Claudia Dávila
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: military & wars, social activists, africa

Michel Chikwanine was five years old when he was abducted from his school-yard soccer game in the Democratic Republic of Congo and forced to become a soldier for a brutal rebel militia. Against the odds, Michel managed to escape and find his way back to his family, but he was never the same again. After immigrating to Canada, Michel was encouraged …

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Consent

Deal with it before boundaries get crossed

by Keisha Evans & N.B Gonsalvez, illustrated by Jenny Chan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 14
  • Grade: 5
tagged: social topics

Consent isn't just about sex. From an early age, kids are taught to respect personal space. They learn to express themselves about how they feel. As much as they need to be taught that kissing, hugging and touching are sometimes appropriate and sometimes not, it is important that they consider that consent is needed for commonplace interactions lik …

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Time's Musicians

by Mark Paul Oleksiw
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: loners & outcasts, psychological

As a child, Billy believed in black holes and time travel. Now, in his thirties, Billy is the reclusive creator of a popular comic book. On the eve of its final edition, Billy’s behavior grows erratic as he mysteriously requests assistance from the retired psychologist who evaluated him ten years earlier, Dr. Carrie Woodson.

Time’s Musicians is …

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