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Sayonara Sharks

by Peers, Judi
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Do they eat seaweed for lunch? Are the toilets just holes in the ground? Matt Tucker is nervous about going on his Peterborough, Ontario school's exchange trip to Komatsu, Japan. He's also worried about missing tryouts for his softball team, the Sharks.

When he finally takes the plunge, however, he sees lots of his old teammates are going with him-- …

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A Basket Of Beethoven

by Susan Currie
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: friendship, coming of age, bullying

Sam is fascinated by the new girl in his class. The daughter of a famous conductor, Helen seems angry and aloof - interested only in her book. When he tries to strike up a conversation with her after class, he only learns that her book is about Beethoven and she doesn't want to make friends. She doesn't seem to need anyone.

But Pete and Troy love to …

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Getting to Know the World's Greatest Composers: Frédéric Chopin

illustrated by Mike Venezia
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4
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Presents a biography of Frédéric Chopin

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Shipwreck (Island #1)

by Gordon Korman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
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An action-packed survival suspense from bestselling and award-winning author Gordon Korman.

 

Six kids. One shipwreck. One desert island. They didn't want to be on the boat in the first place. They were sent there as punishment, or as a character-building experience. Now the adults are gone, and the quest for survival has begun.

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Emily Murphy

Revised

by Donna James
edition: Paperback
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 5 to 8
tagged: historical, women

Emily Murphy was one of Canada's great feminists. A woman of tremendous wit, versatility and compassion, her career included journalism, social reform, politics and the law.

Emily Ferguson was born in Ontario and educated in Toronto where she met her husband, Minister Arthur Murphy. Together they travelled through rural Ontario and industrial Englan …

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Shooting Star

by Bates, Cynthia
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Quyen is a basketball star at her Ottawa school until a fight with her coach forces her to find another team. Her new teammates are hard to get along with and one of them goes out of her way to pick on Quyen.

Then, when her parents start acting strangely, Quyen is forced to confront her family's past in Vietnam in order to face the challenges of the …

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Sindbad et les geants

by Ludmila Zeman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: ancient civilizations, country & ethnic

In this stunning sequel to Sindbad: From the Tales of The Thousand and One Nights, Sindbad, now a rich sultan, recounts more of his adventures. On this voyage, Sindbad and his hapless crewmates are driven off course, and their ship is overrun by monkeys. They abandon the ship but row into more trouble, landing on an island inhabited by a man-eating …

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The-Dog-Next-Year

by Carmelita McGrath, illustrated by Nancy Keating
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
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The-Dog-Next-Year is the story of a classic mismatch. Six-year-old Lissa has almost everything a girl could want, except the puppy who runs through her dreams at night and answers to a secret name.

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Carrie's Camping Adventure

by Lesley Choyce, illustrated by Mark Thurman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance

Carrie says she'll organize everything for a camping trip if only her mother will take her and her brother and their best friends for a first-ever night in the woods. Once they arrive at the campground, they find out Carrie forgot to pack the food. Mom leaves the kids to figure out how to pitch the tent, make a fire and entertain themselves.

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Jan's Awesome Party

by Monica Hughes, illustrated by Carlos Freire
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: humorous stories

Jan and Sarah have earned reward money and they want to use it for something special for the kids in their class. Their teacher thinks it's a great idea. The trouble is there's not enough money for a trip to the zoo or for a totally awesome party. But Jan doesn't give up easily and she makes sure plans fall into place to make her wish come true.