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Hit and Run

by Hunter, Dawn & Hunter, Karen
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Glen aims to be the starting pitcher and best player on the East York Eagles baseball team. He works hard achieve this--maybe too hard.

None of his teammates seem to measure up to Glen's impossibly high standards. His mother reminds him "there's no 'I' in 'team'," but his bad temper and narrow focus on winning threaten the Eagles' chances and his ow …

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Shoot to Score

by Richmond, Sandra
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Steven Edwards' worst nightmare has come true: playing defence on the B team of his West Vancouver pee wee hockey league.

Things get worse when his coach starts picking on Steven, and the coach's bully son Josh pressures him into some really stupid pranks. When they get caught and are forced to confess, however, the feeling in the dressing room ligh …

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Courage on the Line

by Bates, Cynthia
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Amelie has nightmares. She's a talented and well-liked player on her basketball team in Ottawa, but as a tournament game against her old school approaches she seems more and more frightened.

Her teammates wonder why she left her last school in the middle of the year, and why she's reluctant to meet her old friends again. Amelie finds she must confr …

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Janey's Girl

by Gayle Friesen
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: parents, emotions & feelings

Fourteen-year-old Claire and her mother, Jane, are on their way across the country to visit Claire's grandmother. As they approach the family farm, Claire watches her mother become more and more anxious. Until now, she thought they had an open relationship with a healthy respect for each other's privacy. This trip unlocks the key to the many questi …

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Turns on a Dime

by Julie Lawson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
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Jo's world is spinning too fast. She's so far out of it she might as well be in orbit with that new Russian satellite, Sputnik. Her best friends have left her behind. All they care about is Elvis, rock n' roll, and boys. And Mack, her wonderful, loyal, beautiful friend Mack, has used her friendship terribly. If it wasn't for Michael, the new boy on …

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Animal Senses

How Animals See, Hear, Taste, Smell and Feel

by Pamela Hickman, illustrated by Pat Stephens
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
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Imagine that you had to taste your dinner by walking on it, like a butterfly, or use your tongue to sniff out your next snack, like a snake. Animal Senses reveals the extraordinary ways animals sense their environment. Easy-to-do experiments and activities show kids how to compare animal senses to their own. With stunning, realistic illustrations, …

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Nellie's Quest

by Connie Brummel Crook
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
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Suffragette, reformer, legislator, and author Nellie McClung was Canada's most famous pioneer for woman's rights. But how did a girl growing up in the late 1800s become such an advocate for equality?

In this second book in the series, Nellie - now a young schoolteacher - struggles to overcome her mother's criticism and the prejudices of those around …

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Maddie in Trouble

by Louise Leblanc, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay, translated by Sarah Cummins
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: emotions & feelings, humorous stories

Maddie's not happy with the start of the new school year--she's got a new teacher with an eagle-eye, and her rival Patrick wants to take over her gang. Big, tough Patrick challenges Maddie to a fight. Maddie knows she can't win that way, so she talks to her grandmother, who suggests she challenge Patrick--to an election.
When their try at democra …

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