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Anne of Green Gables

by L. M. Montgomery, illustrated by Laura Fernandez & Rick Jacobson, introduction by Kate Butler MacDonald
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: adoption

Anne (with an ‘e’ of course) starts out as a mistake. The elderly Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert had planned on adopting a boy to help Matthew with the chores on their Prince Edward Island farm. What are they to do with the red-haired, high-spirited girl who arrives instead?

Anne Shirley, with her boundless imagination and heart, slowly brings joy …

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Eagles

by Deborah Hodge, illustrated by Nancy Gray Ogle
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: birds

Did you know that a Golden Eagle has more than 7000 feathers? Or that a Bald Eagle's nest can be as tall as a house? How eagles build their nests is just one of the 14 topics in this look at the two types of eagles found in North America --- the Bald Eagle and the Golden Eagle. Kids can find out how eagles fly, what they eat, how they hunt, what th …

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The Breadwinner (movie tie-in edition)

by Deborah Ellis
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: middle east, girls & women, self-esteem & self-reliance

"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." — Malala Yousafzai, New York Times

The first book in Deborah Ellis’s riveting Breadwinner series is an award-winning novel about loyalty, survival, families and friendship under extraordinary circumstances during the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan.

Eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her …

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The Boy in the Burning House

by Tim Wynne-Jones
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Paperback
  • age: 12 to 15
  • Grade: 7 to 10
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, emotions & feelings, boys & men

Two years after his father mysteriously disappeared, Jim Hawkins is coping -- barely. Underneath he's frozen in uncertainty and grief. Then Ruth Rose crashes into his life. A sixteen-year-old misfit whose manic moods have to be managed by drugs, she tells Jim that her stepfather is a murderer. Every instinct tells Jim to walk away, to get back to t …

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Kids Book of the Far North, The

by Ann Love & Jane Drake, illustrated by Jocelyne Bouchard
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: polar regions

The Far North is a region shared by Canada, the U.S. (Alaska), Russia, Denmark (Greenland), Norway, Iceland, Sweden and Finland. For those who don’t live there, the region appears to be a bleak, desolate place of snow, ice, glaciers and bitter cold. But the Far North is home to many plants, animals and people who have developed remarkable ways of …

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Lionheart's Scribe

by Karleen Bradford
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 12 to 14
  • Grade: 7 to 9
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“Bradford makes history come alive.” Canadian Children’s Literature knew that Karleen Bradford had a winner in There Will Be Wolves, the first, award-winning instalment in her Crusades trilogy. The bestselling book, which has sold more than 40,000 copies, was followed by another critically acclaimed bestseller, Shadows on a Sword. Both of th …

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Adventures of the Bailey School Kids #40: Sea Monsters Don't Ride Motorcycles

by Marcia Thornton Jones & Debbie Dadey, illustrated by John Steven Gurney
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: chapter books

Eddie and his friends think that they're heading for a great seaside vacation. But their weekend takes a scary turn when they meet a green-haired motorcycle champ who eats raw fish! Could he actually be a sea monster?

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Viking Ship for Brendan, A

by Catherine Simpson, illustrated by Joanne Snook-Hann
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
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A little boy who wants a Viking ship of his very own has a unique adventure out of time and receives a special gift from the great Viking, Leif the Lucky. The boy discovers that, even when you don't get exactly what you want, you may receive something far more valuable - the gift of heritage, the gift of imagination

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Castles in the Sea

All About Icebergs

by Lawrence Jackson, illustrated by Diana Dabinett
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
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Every spring, travellers come to Newfoundland from around the world to see the icebergs drifting southward. As big as a city block covered in office towers, or as small as a grand piano, these mountains of freshwater ice began thousands of years ago when snow fell on Greenland. Science writer Lawrence Jackson unravels the mysteries of icebergs for …

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Shut-Out!

by Camilla Reghelini Rivers
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: boys & men, emotions & feelings

David dreams of soccer glory, and is willing to suffer hours of monotonous practice drills to achieve it. His asthma might slow him down a little, but he works every day to be a better player.

The coach of his Winnipeg team has a different formula for success: play the best players, and let the rest spend the season warming the bench. When the firs …