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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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Hit and Run

by Hunter, Dawn & Hunter, Karen
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • 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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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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Free Throw

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

Matthew Eagletail is the star player for the Warriors, his basketball team on the Tsuu T'ina First Nation near Calgary.
When his mother remarries, everything in Matthew's life is suddenly different and new: a new school, a new father, five pesky new sisters, a new dog named Precious. Worst of all, he has to quit the Warriors. When he's asked to j …

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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: Paperback
  • 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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