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Bad Boy
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|March 1, 1990

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Hockey is the only game worth playing in the rough-and-tumble prairie town of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. When sixteen-year-old A.J. Brandiosa makes the Triple A team of his dreams, he can hardly believe that his life is finally coming together. And then it falls…
Looking for X
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|September 15, 1999

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Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award In this urban adventure story, Khyber, a smart, bold, eleven-year-old girl from a poor neighborhood, sets out to find her friend X, a mysterious homeless woman who has gone missing. The desperate search takes…
Greener Grass
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|October 1, 2008

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Kit Byrne's family is a strong one, but their strength and unity are being severely tested, as life becomes more and more desperate in 19th century rural Ireland. Lord Fraser is the wealthy landowner, from which the Byrne's and many other families rent their…
Fishtailing
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|February 14, 2010

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Teen violence, bullying and the burning quest to fit in are presented in the poems of 4 unforgettable high school students. High School. Four lives caught up in a game. The problem with games like this is that there may be winners, but there are always losers.…
Rainy Day Magic
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|February 1, 1992

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Governor General's Award for Illustration Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator's Award It's a rainy day, boring as can be, until Victor and Joey decide to make their own fun. Soon chairs turn into castles, bumblebees turn into tigers, and whales and…
A Salmon for Simon
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|April 1, 1997

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Winner of the Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award Simon discovers that catching a salmon is more difficult than it looks. A simple, touching and multi-award-winning story with evocative…
The Last Quest Of Gilgamesh
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|March 26, 1999

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In his final quest, Gilgamesh, still mourning the death of his dear friend Enkidu, sets out to find the key to immortality. His journey is perilous. He must fight ferocious serpents and wild lions. He travels through bitterly cold caves, across scorching deserts,…
Lizzy's Lion
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Dennis Lee has created a magical word in verse, recounting the story of Lizzy and the very real and grownup pet Lion she keeps in her bedroom.
Pieces of Me
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|March 1, 2009

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Mirabelle's art teacher tells her she has talent, but what good is it doing her? Almost fifteen and friendless, Mira is plagued by dark thoughts. Her body seems to be changing daily. Her mother is domineering and half-crazy and her father --- well, he's her…
Waiting for the Whales
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|March 1, 2002

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In this timeless story set on the West Coast, an old man lives alone on a bluff overlooking the sea and tends his garden. And waits. Only when the whales return each year to the bay in front of his cottage is his loneliness eased. One day, his daughter and her…
The Landing
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|September 1, 2008

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Will Ben ever escape the Landing? The hardscrabble farm on the shores of Lake Muskoka can't generate a living, so Ben's Uncle Henry sells goods and gas to cottagers from the dock known as Cooks Landing. It had never been much of a living and since the…