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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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Brideship

by Joan Weir
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
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It is 1862 in England, and life for the fifteen-year-old Sarah and her cousin, Maud, is anything but easy. So when Sarah overhears what sounds like a good opportunity for work relief from their orphanage, she convinces Maud to volunteer for the positions.

Unaware they are intended as brides for the gold rush prospector, several orphans are boarded …

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Bake It and Build It

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Tracy Walker
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 18
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: cooking & food

Now kids can do more than just eat cookies with the help of this book in the Kids Can Do It series. They can learn how to bake and build holiday decorations and wreaths, a garden of cookie flowers and candleholders -- all from cookie dough. It's fun and easy, and the best part is you can eat your mistakes! Bake It and Build It includes delicious co …

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Conjuguons en chansons, CD/Book Kit

by Bignucolo
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
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Fun French songs teach conjugation of high-frequency verbs in the present, passé composé and future tenses including irregular verbs. The lyrics/activity book includes very good exercises.

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Conjuguons en chansons, Audio CD

by Bignucolo
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
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Fun French songs teach conjugation of high-frequency verbs in the present, passé composé and future tenses including irregular verbs. The lyrics/activity book includes very good exercises.

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Surfers Of Snow

by Kim Askew
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: winter sports

Snowboarding, the internet, and the resourcefulness of his friends, help Tanner, a young snowboarder, apprehend the saboteurs who are jeopardizing the resort town of Sighing Pass, in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia.

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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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Snake Dreamer

by Kids Stoddart
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 13 to 17
  • Grade: 8 to 12
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Snake Dreamer is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Silverwing

by Kenneth Oppel
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
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The Killick

A Newfoundland Story

by Geoff Butler
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: multigenerational

Spring has come and George sails with his grandfather to an abandoned fishing outport so the old man can visit his wife’s grave. On their return, they are caught in a fierce storm. They pull their boat onto an ice floe and take shelter under the boat. As the ice breaks up under them, the old man shows the courage and dignity he wants his grandson …