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Un géant dans la tête

by Danielle Loranger
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 12 to 16
  • Grade: 7 to 11
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, adolescence, death & dying, emotions & feelings

Despite his athletic build, Matis was born a haemophiliac. Imagine having the vitality of a 16 year-old but living in a body that can't take a hit... Any kind of blow could cause a haemorrhage. But the real wound, the incurable wound, stems from his family. After a terrible car accident two years prior, Matis' mother passed away. Without Iris, the …

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Dodger Boy

by Sarah Ellis
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 14
  • Grade: 5 to 9
tagged: adolescence, friendship, lgbt

From award-winning author Sarah Ellis comes the story of an American draft dodger who turns up to stay with thirteen-year-old Charlotte and her family.

In 1970 Vancouver, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and her best friend, Dawn, are keen to avoid the pitfalls of adolescence. Couldn’t they just skip teenhood altogether, along with its annoying behavio …

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Joan's Summer

by Heather Gardam
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 6 to 99
  • Grade: 1 to 17
tagged: farm & ranch life, chapter books, adolescence
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If You Live Like Me

by Lori Weber
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 14 to 16
  • Grade: 6 to 9
tagged: adolescence, new experience

“Weber writes with a light touch and a keen ear for teen dialogue and concerns.” —CM Magazine

 

Before her plane even touches down in Newfoundland, Cheryl is already plotting her escape. She knows life on this rock will be no better than it was in the other places she’s been forced to live ever since her parents launched their cross-Canada to …

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The Summer It All Went Wrong

by Trevor J Adams
edition: eBook
  • age: 11 to 15
  • Grade: 6 to 10
tagged: literary, adolescence

At any age having friends can be challenging, but during the preteen years it can be brutal. Journalist Trevor J. Adams was eleven when he found out the hard way that even the tightest friendships can fall apart in seconds.

Every year the highlight of Adams’ summer was the one-week camp that he attended with his family. But this year was special: …

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Leaving for Good

by Sarah Sawler
edition: eBook
  • age: 11 to 15
  • Grade: 6 to 10
tagged: literary, adolescence

Fitting in as a teen can be hard enough, but with the amount of moving around that Sarah Sawler’s family does, it’s pretty much impossible. She tries to make friends, but it’s hard connecting with teens who have gone to school together since grade one. The one relationship that she does have ends due to what could be describe as the world’s …

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The Middle

by Katie Ingram
edition: eBook
  • age: 11 to 15
  • Grade: 6 to 10
tagged: literary, adolescence

Navigating the social stratosphere of high school is an inescapable rite of passage for most teens. The politics of growing up are rarely easy and Katie Ingram found herself somewhere in the middle — neither the bullied loner nor part of the popular clique. Her unwillingness to rock the boat yet eagerness to relieve herself of mean-girl friends, …

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Blow

by Jodi Lundgren
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, adolescence

As far as Mary, a.k.a. Meringue, can tell, the only good thing about moving from Vancouver to Red Deer following her parents' divorce is that she was able to get a head-start on earning her Learner's Permit. Now she's sixteen, she can drive on her own. When her friend Jeff asks her to cover his pizza route, Meringue jumps at the chance to cruise ar …

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