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Landing, The

by John Ibbitson
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 14
  • Grade: 7 to 9
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), music, parents

Will Ben ever escape the Landing? The hardscrabble farm on the shores of Lake Muskoka can't generate a living, so Ben's Uncle Henry sells goods and gas to cottagers from the dock known as Cooks Landing. It had never been much of a living and since the Depression hit, it's even less.

Ben's thinking a lot these days, and it's making him miserable. He …

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The Disappearing Boy

by Sonia Tilson
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: alternative family, parents, lgbt

Thirteen-year-old Neil MacLeod feels like a fish out of water. He's trying to adjust to his new life in Ottawa, but it's half a continent away from his friends in Vancouver, not to mention a whole lot colder. Even worse, his mother still refuses to tell him the truth about the father he's never met.

After being forced into an awkward visit with a gr …

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Rez Rebel

by Melanie Florence
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: suicide, parents, aboriginal & indigenous, coming of age

Floyd Twofeathers has always trusted his mom, a traditional healer, and his dad, hereditary chief of their band, to take care of the people on their reserve. But a lack of educational and career opportunities, medical support and counselling has left young people feeling that they have no future. As suicides pile up, Floyd finds that his friends an …

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Follow Your Heart

by Tasha Nathan
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 5
tagged: internships, contemporary, careers, occupations, parents, dating & sex

Nisha has always been a good Tamil daughter. She tries to keep her grades up so she can meet her parents' high expectations of her. They want her to become a doctor or an engineer, and of course she is not allowed to be in a romantic relationship while she is still a teenager. Nisha has discovered that what she really loves to do is write. As she d …

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Same Love

by Tony Correia
edition: Paperback
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 3
tagged: lgbt, parents, relationships

At seventeen, Adam has suspected for a while that he might be gay. His sketchbook has become full of images of good-looking men, and he isn't attracted to any of the girls he knows. When he reveals his feelings to his devout parents, they send him to a Christian camp, warning him that there will be no room in their lives for a gay son. The last thi …

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A Month of Mondays

by Joëlle Anthony
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: parents, siblings, self-esteem & self-reliance

Suze Tamaki's life gets turned upside down when her mother suddenly reappears after a ten-year absence. Once Suze gets over her initial cynicism, she thinks it might be cool to get to know her mom. But her older sister Tracie – who has been as much mother as sister at times – is determined to make Suze’s life a misery for even considering it. …

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