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Everything Else in the Universe
Holczer, Tracy
ISBN: 9780399163944
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Critically-acclaimed author Tracy Holczer broaches the controversial subject of the fallout from the Vietnam War on returning veterans and their…...

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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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The Journey of Little Charlie
Curtis, Christopher Paul
ISBN: 9781443142632
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

By award winning Ontario author, Christopher Paul Curtis, The Journey of Little Charlie is reminiscent of his first novel in…

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G.I. Dogs: Prisoner of War
Calkhoven, Laurie
ISBN: 9781338185232
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Based on the incredible true story of a loyal canine soldier and her best friend, Frank. Judy is an English…...

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Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty: The Graphic Novel and the Original Text
Sewell, Anna; Brigman, June
ISBN: 9780451479990
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Over eight hundred editions of this novel have been published since Anna Sewell wrote the famous classic in 1877, but none are…...

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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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Without Refuge Other Title: Dangerous Crossing
Mitchell, Jane
ISBN: 9781541500501
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Award-winning Irish author Jane Mitchell has penned a realistic story about the treacherous journey that Syrian families must take to…...

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Code Word Courage
Larson, Libby
ISBN: 9780545840750
Grades: Grade 6, Grades 7 to 9

  Multi-award-winning author Kirby Larson’s passion for historical fiction is reflected in this powerful story about a World War II…...

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Nothing But Sky
Trueblood, Amy
ISBN: 9781635830163
Grades: Grades 7-12

Debut author Amy Trueblood was inspired to research and write about ‘barnstorming (aerobatic tricks in air shows) with female wing…...

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Africville
Grant, Shauntay
ISBN: 9781773060439
Grades: K-6

Awards:  Finalist – 2018 Governor General’s Literary Awards – Young People’s Literature – Illustration This picture book recognizes Africville, the vibrant Black…

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