8 to 12

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

vickigrant.com

9781459818828

In the Buff

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

Themes: family, survival, humor

vickigrant.com

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

TT2018EricWalters_9780143198444

Fourth Dimension

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

dystopian fiction, survival, science fiction

TT2018EricWalters_9780735262812

Elephant Secret

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

Themes: Fiction, family, elephants

 

TT2018VVansickle_9781443102353

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

TT2018VVanSickle9781443124324

Days That End in Y

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

young adult fiction, friendship, identity

vikkivansickle.wordpress.com

TT2018VVansickle_9781443119917

Summer Days, Starry Nights

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

young adult fiction, family issues, summer

TT2018VVansickle Winnowing cover

The Winnowing

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

young adult fiction, government secrets, paranormal activity

Background

The Almost Epic Squad: Mucus Mayhem

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

action-adventure fiction, superheroes, friendship

kevinsylvester.online

TT2018KevinSylvesterMinrs3cover

MiNRS3

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

action-adventure fiction, space, friendship

kevinsylvester.online

TT2018ChadSolomon_RabbitVoyageurs

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

TT2018ChadSolomon_Rabbit SugarBush

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

TT2018HeatherSmithcoverart copy

Ebb & Flow

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

fiction, family relationships, poetry

heathertsmith.com

 

TT2018RichardScrimger_LuckyJonah

Lucky Jonah

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

identity, magic, inclusion, LGBT

scrimger.ca

 

TT2018RichardScrimger_9781770498457

Downside Up

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

family grief, alternate world, illusion/reality, dragons

 

scrimger.ca

TT2018RichardScrimger_Weerdest Day Ever_cover

Weerdest Day Ever

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

War of 1812, camping, humour

scrimger.ca

TT2018KevinSandsBlackthorn3AssasinsCursecoverart

The Assassin’s Curse: Blackthorn Key #3

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

historical fiction, friendship, secret societies

kevinsandsbooks.com

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

kevinsandsbooks.com

TT2018KennethOppelSydneySmithInkling

Inkling

2018, HarperCollins Canada
Author: Kenneth Oppel
ISBN: 9781443450287
Ages: 8-12

fiction, adventure, graphic novel

kennethoppel.ca

TT2018EvanMundayConnectTheScotts_coverart

Connect the Scotts

2018, ECW Press
Author: Evan Munday
ISBN: 9781770413337
Ages: 8-12

mystery, Canadian history, ghosts

idontlikemundays.com

TT2018JenniferMookSang_9781443142670

Speechless

2015, Scholastic
Author: Jennifer Mook-Sang
ISBN: 9781443142670
Ages: 8-12

fiction, friendship, bullying

jennifermooksang.com

TT2018SarahMlynowskiUDM1

Upside-Down Magic

2016, Scholastic
Author: Sarah Mlynowski
ISBN: 9780545800464
Ages: 8-12

TT2018SarahMylnowskiWA1

Whatever After: Fairest of All

2012, Scholastic
Author: Sarah Mlynowski
ISBN: 97805485715
Ages: 8-12

fiction, fairy tales, family

sarahm.com

TT2018SMlynowskiUDM5

Upside-Down Magic: Weather or Not

2018, Scholastic
Author: Sarah Mlynowski
ISBN: 9781338221473
Ages: 8-12

fiction, magic, school

sarahm.com

TT2018SarahMlynowskiWA11_TwoPeasInAPod_temp

Whatever After: Two Peas in a Pod

2018, Scholastic
Author: Sarah Mlynowski
ISBN: 9781338162899
Ages: 8-12

fiction, fairy tales, family

sarahm.com

TT2018JessKeating_How to Outrun a Crocodile

How to Outrun a Crocodile

2014, Sourcebooks
Author: Jess Keating
ISBN: 9781402297557
Ages: 8-12

fiction, identity, friendship

jesskeating.com

21991214

How to Outswim a Shark

2014, Sourcebooks
Author: Jess Keating
ISBN: 9781402297588
Ages: 8-12

fiction, identity, popularity

jesskeating.com

TT2018JessKeating_How to Outfox Your Friends

How to Outfox Your Friends

2015, Sourcebooks
Author: Jess Keating
ISBN: 9781492617945
Ages: 8-12

fiction, friendship, identity

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Small Bones

2015, Orca Book Publishers
Author: Vicki Grant
ISBN: 9781459806535
Ages: 12-18

young adult fiction, mystery, identity

vickigrant.com

 

TT2018VickiGrant_ShortForChameleon

Short for Chameleon

2017, Harper Trophy Canada
Author: Vicki Grant
ISBN: 9781443448987
Ages: 12-18

mystery, identity, family

vickigrant.com

TT2018VickiGrantcoverart

36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You

2017, Running Press (Hachette Canada)
Author: Vicki Grant
ISBN: 9780762463183
Ages: 12-18

teen romance, family, relationships

vickigrant.com

TT2018JoyceGrantcoverart

Sliding Home

2018, Lorimer Kids & Teens
Author: Joyce Grant
ISBN: 9781459412842
Ages: 8-12

fiction, newcomer experiences, sports

joycegrantauthor.com