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My Name is Paula Popowich!

by Monica Hughes, illustrated by Leoung O'Young
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 15
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: marriage & divorce

For Paula Herman, 11 going on 12, life is pretty straightforward - until the summer her mother decides to move to Edmonton. There Paula begins to unravel the mystery of her past and things begin to get complicated. Why does her mother refuse to talk about it? What has happened to the handsome man in the photograph - the man she knows must be her f …

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Teach Me to Fly, Skyfighter!

and other stories

by Paul Yee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 15
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: asian american

With Samson's butterfly kite flat on the ground and her own kite soaring, Sharon thought of shouting, "Okay, Samson Wong, you big-mouth. Let's see you fly your wonderful kite. Big wings will do it every time, right?"
But now that she had her chance to get even with Samson, Sharon didn't feel like fighting. She was happy just watching her kite pull …

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Trouble at Lachine Mill

by Bill Freeman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 13
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: colonial & revolutionary periods

Meg and Jamie Bains spend twelve hours a day sewing shirts in a loud, dim room filled with row after row of poor women and children tending their sewing machines. They're lucky to have the work.
In the 1870s Canada suffers from a terrible Depression, and the Bains have travelled the country looking for work since their father died, finally ending …

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Anne Of The Island

by L. M. Montgomery
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: adolescence, country life

New adventures lie ahead as Anne Shirley packs her bags, waves good-bye to childhood, and heads for Redmond College. With old friend Prissy Grant waiting in the bustling city of Kingsport and frivolous new pal Philippa Gordon at her side, Anne tucks her memories of rural Avonlea away and discovers life on her own terms, filled with surprises...incl …

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Life In New France

by Neering-Garrod
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: pre-confederation (to 1867)

Life In New France is published by Fitzhenry and Whiteside.

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Billy Higgins Rides the Freights

by Montero, Gloria
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 15
  • Grade: 3 to 8
tagged: country life

Billy Higgins and his family have a good life in Vancouver. His father is a skilled working man--a tool and die cutter--and while they aren't rich they are comfortable, and happy.
But when the Great Depression strikes and Billy's dad loses his job, everything changes. Billy's forced to quit school and look for work to help support his family, and …

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Salut, Gadou!

by Malcolm Reid, illustrated by Rose Zgodzinski
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 15
  • Grade: 4 to 9
tagged: emotions & feelings

The kids of the St-Jean-Baptiste district of Quebec City are going to lose their clubhouse--the only place where they can meet their friends, talk, and play music without adults around all the time.

But they've worked so hard on it, putting up walls, hammering, cleaning, that they won't give it up without a fight. So Genevieve, her friend Gadou and …

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