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Pluto's Ghost

by Sheree Fitch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
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"Murderer. It's one kick in the belly of a word isn't it? Has a taste, too. It tastes like barbed wire and has wild hyena eyes. Murderer. Murder-her. Did he? Did I? That's when I remember what I want to forget."
Jake Upshore has loved Skye Derucci since before he can remember. Volatile, complex and frustrated (he's got a label disorder from all the …

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A Goal in Sight

by Jacqueline Guest
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: hockey, violence

Aiden is the roughest player on his Calgary hockey team, as likely to be in the penalty box as on the ice.
When he hits another player after a game, however, he's charged with assault and sentenced to one hundred hours of community service. He's bored and annoyed when he's forced to help Eric, a blind player with the Calgary Seeing Eye Dogs. In t …

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Two Minutes for Roughing

by Joseph Romain
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings, winter sports

Les Lewchuck is a rink rat--he loves hanging around his neighbourhood park in East End Toronto, playing hockey whenever and with whom ever he can. He's keen to hit the ice, then, when he finally gets to join a real team, the Metro Cats.
He soon finds, however, that Roddy and Lenny Smith, a couple of tough, bullying brothers, run the team. When Le …

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Home Ice

by Vandervelde, Beatrice
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: peer pressure, winter sports

Fast-paced sports action novels that get kids reading.

Tori is staying with family near Toronto while her parents deal with troubles back home. To keep a sense of normalcy, this talented hockey player joins the Rangers -- the worst team in the league. The only girl on her team, Tori, befriends a girl on another team and their teammates resent this a …

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Hockey Night in Transcona

by Danakas, John
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings, winter sports

Cody Powell has graduated from playing pick-up hockey on the streets of Winnipeg to skating with his community club team, the Transcona Sharks. Coach Brackett is impressed with Cody's speed and stickhandling ability, and promotes him to the team's first line.
Unfortunately, Cody takes Stu, Coach Brackett's son's, spot. Cody is worried that coach …

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Deflection!

by Bill Swan
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: humorous stories, winter sports

Fast-paced sports action novels that get kids reading.

Jake and his two best friends play road hockey together and are members of the same league team. But some personal rivalries and interference from Jake's three all-too-supportive grandfathers start to create tension among the players. The kids must resolve their differences and learn to work to …

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A Book of Tricksters

Tales from Many Lands

by Jon C. Stott
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 16
  • Grade: 4
tagged: country & ethnic

For centuries, people around the world have been telling stories about tricksters—characters who solve problems by using their wits to fool others. Sometimes, these tricksters want to help people. Other times, they use their cleverness for selfish reasons. Occasionally, they aren’t as clever as they think and are themselves tricked. Although tr …

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Arctic Giants

Inuktitut

by Neil Christopher, translated by Uninik Qqmqniq, illustrated by Eva Widermann
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: monsters, fairy tales, folk tales, legends & mythology

Experience the exciting world of arctic giants through traditional tales from around Nunavut. Based on elder interviews from more than one hundred years ago, these stories reveal the fearsome giants that once stalked the arctic. From enormous beings strong enough to pick up a walrus with one hand, to massive creatures that towered over mountains an …

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Old Photographs

by Sherie Posesorski
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 13 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, blended families

As summer vacation passes, Phoebe spends her days reading and riding her bike, trying to avoid the tension at home. The only excitement she finds is in the plots of her mystery novels, until one day she stumbles upon a mystery of her own.

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Hat Trick

by Jacqueline Guest
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: winter sports, emotions & feelings

Leigh Aberdeen is one of the top players on her Alberta hockey team, the Falcons. But as a Métis and the only girl on the team she's different--and not everyone is happy about that.
To top it off, she doesn't think her mother wants her to play hockey, so Leigh hasn't told her about the Falcons. Soon she's getting threatening messages on the phon …