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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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Jeremy and the Aunties

by Felicity Finn
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, fantasy & magic

Jeremy is shocked to find the mannequins of elderly women, called the aunties, his mother has put together come alive. The aunties lead him into a mystery that gets more complicated by the minute.

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Easy Avenue

by Brian Doyle
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 11 to 14
  • Grade: 6 to 9
tagged: adolescence, peer pressure, humorous stories

Winner of the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award

In his first year in high school, Hubbo O'Driscoll is torn between his poor but fun friends and the shallow but rich kids.

In this novel based on Great Expectations, Brian Doyle does a brilliant job of dealing with the issue of class and all its implications. Poverty, social climbing a …

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What They Don't Know

by Anita Horrocks
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 100
  • Grade: 7 to 17
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On Saturday night I lost my girl, and where do you think I found her?

When Hannah was little she used to make her father repeat the nursery rhyme over and over. But she isn't a little girl any more, and she isn't truely lost. No one, especially her dad, can't reach her.

To her older sister, Kelly, Hannah's terrible anger is a cry out for help as well …

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Fandex Family Field Guides: Mythology

by Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras
edition: Undefined
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 17
tagged: folklore & mythology

MYTHOLOGY

Bringing the world of Mythology to your fingertips, Fandex presents a field guide to the legendary figures of ancient Greece and Rome. Which 12 gods and goddesses ruled from Mount Olympus'? Who are the Fates, the Graces, the Muses? How did Theseus slay the monstrous Minotaur and escape from its labyrinth? What was the one thing to remain i …

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Fandex Family Field Guides: Cats

by Kathryn Petras; Ross Petras & Tetsu Yamazaki
edition: Undefined
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 17
tagged: cats, pets

FANDEX FAMILY FIELD GUIDES

CATS

Bringing the world of CATS to your fingertips, FANDEX presents a field guide to 47 favorite breeds. Learn all about their mysterious ways-one breed, the La Perm, is a face-kisser. Fascinating and often legendary history-the Egyptian Mau was once worshipped in ancient Egypt as the living form of the cat-goddess Bastet. …

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Fandex Family Field Guides: Cats 12-copy Counter Display

by Kathryn Petras; Ross Petras & Tetsu Yamazaki
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 13
tagged: cats, pets

FANDEX FAMILY FIELD GUIDES

CATS

Bringing the world of CATS to your fingertips, FANDEX presents a field guide to 47 favorite breeds. Learn all about their mysterious ways-one breed, the La Perm, is a face-kisser. Fascinating and often legendary history-the Egyptian Mau was once worshipped in ancient Egypt as the living form of the cat-goddess Baste …

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Fandex Family Field Guides: Mythology 12-copy Counter Display

by Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 13
tagged: folklore & mythology

MYTHOLOGY

Bringing the world of Mythology to your fingertips, Fandex presents a field guide to the legendary figures of ancient Greece and Rome. Which 12 gods and goddesses ruled from Mount Olympus'? Who are the Fates, the Graces, the Muses? How did Theseus slay the monstrous Minotaur and escape from its labyrinth? What was the one thing to remain …

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Dragonfire

by Karleen Bradford
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: fantasy & magic

Known and loved by readers for her adventure stories wrapped around some of history's most fascinating and turbulent times, Karleen Bradford has this time written a rich and multi-layered fantasy.

On one level, Dragonfire is the action-packed story of Dahl, a stable boy who must conquer the evil Usurper to regain his kingdom. At another level, Drago …

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