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Courage on the Line

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

Amelie seems like a happy-go-lucky twelve year old. She's well liked, a gifted athlete, and an average student at Nellie McClung Middle School. So why is she having nightmares and why did she change schools midway through the year?

Amelie's friends at Nellie McClung speculate that something must have happened to Amelie at her last school. Otherwise, …

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Sioux Winter

by Bill Freeman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: native american

"My mother is held as a prisoner by the Sioux," Black Eagle said, looking directly at Jamie. "Will you come with me to rescue her?" So Jamie and Kate Bains are summoned on a dangerous mission to help their friend, Black Eagle.

His mother Spotted Bird is being held captive deep in Montana Territory and, unless they find her and set her free, Black E …

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Leap of Faith

by Michele Martin Bossley
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

When Amy trains for the Novice Canadian Figure Skating Championship she knows the stakes are high. If she does well, she's one step closer to the Olympics; if she doesn't, she's convinced her parents will stop paying for her skating lessons.

One day in practice she falls, hard. Afraid she'll miss the championship, she doesn't tell her coach about t …

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Hit and Run

by Dawn Hunter & Karen Hunter
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 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 o …

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Secret Of Devil Lake

by Robert Sutherland
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: pre-confederation (to 1867)

Will Martin can't believe that his father is guilty and sentenced to hang from the gallows in less than two weeks.

He knows in his heart that his father, Lieutenant James Martin, could not have stolen the money stored overnight in the blockhouse of The Isthmus and then brutally murdered his commanding officer, Colonel Forrester. But the jury has bee …

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Conjugación en Canción, CD/Book Kit

by Bignucolo
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
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Spanish songs teach conjugation of high-frequency verbs in the present, preterit and future tenses including irregular verbs. Lyrics book includes activities.

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Conjugación en Canción, Audio CD

by Bignucolo
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
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Spanish songs teach conjugation of high-frequency verbs in the present, preterit and future tenses including irregular verbs. Lyrics book includes activities.

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Trial By Fire

by Sheila Dalton
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 8
tagged: prejudice & racism, law & crime, aboriginal & indigenous

Winner of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Choice: Best Books for Kids & Teens
Seventeen year-old Nathan is running – running from his past and running from his present. Raised by a white mother and never having known his native father, he must cope with prejudice and stereotypes. When he meets Sally, the beautiful outsider, he finds someon …

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