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Un géant dans la tête

by Danielle Loranger
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 16
  • Grade: 7 to 11
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, adolescence, death & dying, emotions & feelings

Despite his athletic build, Matis was born a haemophiliac. Imagine having the vitality of a 16 year-old but living in a body that can't take a hit... Any kind of blow could cause a haemorrhage. But the real wound, the incurable wound, stems from his family. After a terrible car accident two years prior, Matis' mother passed away. Without Iris, the …

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Hellion

by Karen Lynch, read by Erin Mallon & Zachary Webber
  • age: 14 to 17
  • Grade: 9 to 12
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Jordan Shaw is one of the Mohiri's best young warriors. Fearless and bold, she's passionate about completing every job and living life to the fullest, even if that means breaking all the rules. 

When Jordan encounters a demon believed to have been killed off centuries ago, her discovery sends ripples up to the highest levels of the Mohiri. While the …

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Always Smile

Carley Allison's Secrets for Laughing, Loving and Living

by Alice Kuipers
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: death & dying, friendship, sports & recreation

Not long ago, seventeen-year-old Carley Allison had it all. She was on the edge of fame as a singer and composer. She was reaching for the highest levels as a competitive skater. She had a brand-new boyfriend and a golden future waiting after graduation. Her world came crashing down when she was diagnosed with a rare kind of cancer in her trachea. …

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All Our Broken Pieces

by L.D. Crichton
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 14 to 100
  • Grade: 9 to 17
tagged: mental illness, contemporary, coming of age

You can't keep two people who are meant to be together apart for long...
Lennon Davis doesn't believe in much, but she does believe in the security of the number five. If she flicks the bedroom light switch five times, maybe her new LA school won't suck. But that doesn't feel right, so she flicks the switch again. And again. Ten more flicks of the …

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On the Edge

by Lesley Strutt
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 13
tagged: girls & women, coming of age

On the Edge tells the story of Emerald Lake Visser, an unhappy fourteen-year-old who came to live on her aunt and uncle’s farm when she was orphaned at age five. A misfit in her community and at school, her only real friend is an elderly woman, Jess, who teaches her to sail. Emma’s a natural sailor, as if she’s been on a sailboat her whole li …

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Spirit Singer

by Edward Willett
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 17
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: epic, paranormal, occult & supernatural

A brand-new edition, revised by the author, of Edward Willett's multiple-award-winning young adult fantasy.

Amarynth is a spirit singer, gifted–or cursed, as she sometimes thinks–with the ability to lead the spirits of the dead from the Lower World through the Between World to the Gate of the Upper World and the Light that lies beyond it.

While s …

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Darkness Rising

Daughters of Light

by Mary Jennifer Payne
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: contemporary, siblings, dystopian

The Final Battle is coming. Are the Seers ready?

Sixteen-year-old twins Jasmine and Jade and the rest of the Seers are not only divided between Toronto and London, they’re internationally wanted fugitives. While away in the Place-In-Between trying to return Solomon’s Ring, the girls become the prime suspects in a deadly terrorist attack in Toron …

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The Way Back Home

by Allan Stratton
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: multigenerational, runaways, lgbt

 

A coming-of-age story that gets to the heart of one family's secrets — now in paperback!

Zoe's straitlaced and narrow-minded parents don't understand her. Worse than that, they also want to put Zoe's beloved Granny in a seniors home, despite Zoe's objections. Sure, Granny has become a bit odd and her memory is spotty, but she's outspoken and funn …

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You Are The Everything

by Karen Rivers
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 13
tagged: emotions & feelings, contemporary, death & dying

 

Can you want something—or someone—so badly that it changes your destiny?

Elyse Schmidt never would have thought so, until it happened to her. When Elyse and her not-so-secret crush, Josh Harris, are the sole survivors of a plane crash, tragedy binds them together. It’s as if their love story is meant to be. Everything is perfect, as perfect …

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