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Ciel

by Sophie Labelle, translated by David Homel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: lgbt, love & romance, friendship

Ciel is excited to start high school. A gender non-conforming trans kid, Ciel has a YouTube channel and dreams of getting a better camera to really make their mark. Ciel can always rely on their best friend, Stephie, a trans girl who also happens to be a huge nerd. But their friendship begins to feel distant when Stephie makes it clear she wants th …

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Clara Humble and the Kitten Caboodle

by Anna Humphrey, illustrated by Lisa Cinar
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: humorous stories, cats, pets, friendship

Clara Humble, the winsome and über-confident soon-to-be-fifth-grader described as “Ramona Quimby meets Timmy Failure,” is back for a third and final adventure. When Clara and her best friend, Bradley, go treasure hunting in an abandoned lot, they stumble upon something even better—a cat about to have kittens!

To Clara, their mission is clear …

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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 t …

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Open Ice

by David Trifunov
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: hockey, girls & women, friendship

Set in a co-ed environment, Open Ice follows Vancouver, British Columbia, teens Jillian and Jacob, who must attempt to deal with their problems through communication, problem-solving and teamwork, not unlike the typical methods kids see when dealing with challenges. Touching on the sports-based — as opposed to social — pressures that discourage …

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No Vacancy

by Tziporah Cohen
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: jewish, friendship, prejudice & racism

With the help of her Catholic friend, an eleven-year-old Jewish girl creates a provocative local tourist attraction to save her family’s failing motel.

Buying and moving into the run-down Jewel Motor Inn in upstate New York wasn’t eleven-year-old Miriam Brockman’s dream, but at least it’s an adventure. Miriam befriends Kate, whose grandmothe …

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Jelly Roll

by Mere Joyce
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: bullying, friendship, self-esteem & self-reliance

At school, Jenny Royce is bullied by Grade A Jerk Austin Parks. When Jenny and Austin end up at a March Break leadership camp together, Jenny thinks her week will be miserable. Especially once she and Austin are grouped together for the camp’s main assignment. They have to run a stall at a local farmer’s market. The market could be a lot of fun …

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Pia's Plans

by Alice Kuipers
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, friendship, marriage & divorce

Ever since her parents got divorced, Pia has worked hard to make sure everything in her life is Perfect, with a capital P. But everything keeps going wrong. She and her sister get into a fight. Pia falls down the stairs and hurts her ankle. She spills chocolate milk all over her lucky outfit. She accidentally studied for the wrong test. And her be …

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