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The Almost Epic Squad: Mucus Mayhem

2018, Scholastic Canada
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781443157797
Ages: 8-12

action-adventure fiction, superheroes, friendship

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Canada Animals

2018, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Paul Covello
ISBN: 9781443453837
Ages: 0-4

board book, Canada, animals

9781459814356

Surfer Dog

2018, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781459814356
Ages: 3-5

Themes: picture book, friendship, boy and dog

9781459810730

Bedtime 123

2017, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781459810730
Ages: 0-2

Themes: board book, animals, counting primer

9781459810709

An African Alphabet

2017, Orca Book Publisher
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781459810709
Ages: 0-2

Themes: board book, animal art prints, safari animals

 

9781459812550

Batcat and the Seven Squirrels

2016, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781459812550
Ages: 7-9

Themes: animal rescue, pets, responsibility

9781459819313

Quid Pro Quo

2018, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Vicki Grant
ISBN: 9781459819313
Ages: 9-12

Themes: middle reader fiction, mystery, humor

9781459818828

In the Buff

2018, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Vicki Grant
ISBN: 9781459818828
Ages: 10-14

Themes: family, survival, humor

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The Rule of Three: Fight for Power

2014, Razorbill
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9780143187530
Ages: 12-18

dystopian fiction, technology, communities

TT2018EricWalters_9781770497191

From the Heart of Africa

2018, Tundra Books
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781770497191
Ages: 4-8, 8-12

picture book, diversity, cultural proverbs

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Fourth Dimension

2018, Penguin Teen
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9780143198444
Ages: 12-18

dystopian fiction, survival, science fiction

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Elephant Secret

2018, Clarion and Penguin Random House
Author: Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781328796172
Ages: 8-12

Themes: Fiction, family, elephants

 

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Words That Start with B

2010, Scholastic Canada
Author: Vikki VanSickle
ISBN: 9781443102353
Ages: 10-14

fiction, family illness, friendship

TT2018VVanSickle9781443107877

Love is a Four Letter Word

2011, Scholastic Canada
Author: Vikki VanSickle
ISBN: 9781443107877
Ages: 10-14

fiction, family issues, friendship & romance

vikkivansickle.wordpress.com

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Days That End in Y

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Vikki VanSickle
ISBN: 9781443124324
Ages: 10-14

young adult fiction, friendship, identity

vikkivansickle.wordpress.com

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Summer Days, Starry Nights

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Vikki VanSickle
ISBN: 9781443119917
Ages: 12+

young adult fiction, family issues, summer

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The Winnowing

2017, Scholastic Canada
Author: Vikki VanSickle
ISBN: 9781443148863
Ages: 12+

young adult fiction, government secrets, paranormal activity

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The Almost Epic Squad: Mucus Mayhem

2018, Scholastic Canada
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781443157797
Ages: 8-12

action-adventure fiction, superheroes, friendship

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MiNRS3

2018, Simon & Schuster Canada
Author: Kevin Sylvester
ISBN: 9781501195280
Ages: 8-12

action-adventure fiction, space, friendship

 

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Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws: The Voyageurs

2008, Little Spirit Bear Productions
Author: Chad Solomon
ISBN: 9780973990621
Ages: 8 to 12

First Nations, Canadian history

rabbitandbearpaws.com

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Adventures of Rabbit and Bear Paws: The Sugar Bush

2007, Little Spirit Bear Productions
Author: Chad Solomon
ISBN: 9780973990508
Ages: 8 to 12

First Nations, Canadian history

rabbitandbearpaws.com

TT2018ChadSolomon_RabbitSacred7 Courage

Rabbit and Bear Paws: Sacred Seven – Courage

2011, Little Spirit Bear Productions
Author: Chad Solomon
ISBN: 9780986846205
Ages: 6 to 8

First Nations, animals

TT2018SydneySmithSidewalkFlowers

Sidewalk Flowers

2015, Groundwood
Author: Sydney Smith
ISBN: 9781554984312
Ages: 4-8

picture book, family, nature

sydneydraws.ca

TT2018SydneySmith_TownisbytheSea

Town is by the Sea

2017, Groundwood
Author: Sydney Smith
ISBN: 978554988716
Ages: 4-8

picture book, history, Maritimes

TT2018SydneySmith_9780525429692

Smoot: a Rebellious Shadow

2017, Tundra
Author: Sydney Smith
ISBN: 9780735263567
Ages: 4-8

picture book, bravery, following dreams

 

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Angus All Aglow

2018, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Heather Smith
ISBN: 9781459814936
Ages: 4-8

Picture book, identity, friendship

TT2018HeatherSmith_9780143198659

The Agony of Bun O’Keefe

2017, Penguin Teen Canada
Author: Heather Smith
ISBN: 9780143198659
Ages: 12-18

young adult fiction, family relationships, runaway teenagers

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Ebb & Flow

2018, Kids Can Press
Author: Heather Smith
ISBN: 9781771388382
Ages: 9-12

fiction, family relationships, poetry

heathertsmith.com

 

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Lucky Jonah

2016, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Richard Scrimger
ISBN: 978443410717
Ages: 8-12

identity, magic, inclusion, LGBT

scrimger.ca

 

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Downside Up

2016, Tundra Books
Author: Richard Scrimger
ISBN: 9781770498457
Ages: 10+

family grief, alternate world, illusion/reality, dragons

 

scrimger.ca

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Weerdest Day Ever

2016, Orca Books
Author: Richard Scrimger
ISBN: 9781459811553
Ages: 9-12

War of 1812, camping, humour

scrimger.ca

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The Assassin’s Curse: Blackthorn Key #3

2017, Simon & Schuster
Author: Kevin Sands
ISBN: 9781534405240
Ages: 8-12

historical fiction, friendship, secret societies

 

TT2018KevinSandsCALL OF THE WRAITH-cover-HR

Call of the Wraith: Blackthorn Key #4

2018, Simon & Schuster
Author: Kevin Sands
ISBN: 9781534428478
Ages: 8-12

historical fiction, friendship, secret societies

 

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Christopher Changes His Name

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9781443124812
Ages: 4-8

picture book, humor, individuality

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Please Clean Up Your Room

2013, Scholastic Canada
Author: Itah Sadu
ISBN: 9781443124355
Ages: 4-8

picture book, family, bugs/spiders