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Letting Go of Gravity
Leder, Meg
ISBN: 9781534403161
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Former bookseller, teacher and author, Meg Leder, explores the effect of critical illness on a family, delivering an emotional punch…...

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Stowaway
Withers, Pam
ISBN: 9781459741911
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Prolific Canadian author, Pam Withers, incorporates action, adventure, mystery and survival in an exciting novel set on the west coast…...

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The Length of a String
Weissman, Elissa Brent
ISBN: 9780735229471
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning author of middle grade novels, Elissa Brent Weissman, tells a unique story in two voices, deftly connecting the past with…...

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Mae’s First Day of School
Berube, Kate
ISBN: 9781419723254
Grades: Grade 1, Kindergarten

This is a charming new picture book that acknowledges the fears that many children face on the first day of…

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You Hold Me Up – Ki Kîhcêyimin Mâna
Smith, Monique Gray
ISBN: 9781459821750
Grades: K-6

Monique Gray Smith continues to publish books that appeal to a wide audience and to encourage the theme of reconciliation…

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Night Job
Hesse, Karen
ISBN: 9780763662387
Grades: K-6

A special bond and loving relationship between a boy and his father is the central theme of this new picture…

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Jayne, Hannah
ISBN: 9781492647393
Grades: Grades 7-12

Prolific contemporary mystery writer Hannah Jayne has composed another engrossing page-turning psychological thriller. Addison, a creative high school senior, is…...

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Kiss Me in Paris
Rider, Catherine
ISBN: 9781771388672
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Writing partners Stephanie Elliot and James Noble have teamed up under the pen name of Catherine Rider to produce a…...

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Fresh Ink

ISBN: 9781524766283
Grades: Grades 7-12

Editor and co-founder of We Need Diverse Books, Lamar Giles, has compiled a contemporary YA anthology of ten short stories,…...

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Summer Constellations
Sevigny, Alisha
ISBN: 9781771389297
Grades: Grades 9 to12

Canadian author Alisha Sevigny uses her strong connection to the environment and her conservationist spirit to write a richly descriptive…...

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