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The Creepy-Crawly Thought
Hughes, Alison
ISBN: 9781999393403
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Kindergarten

From Edmonton author, Alison Hughes, this delightful picture book is for all young children who are anxious, or troubled by…

Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc
Elliot, David
ISBN: 9781328987594
Grades: Grade 8, Grades 9 to 12

Inspired by “The Song of Joan of Arc”, a poem written by Christine de Pizan in 1429, author David Elliot…

Anderson, Laurie Halse
ISBN: 9780670012107
Grades: Grades 7-12

Best-selling and multi-award nominated author and activist Laurie Halse Anderson presents an honest and empowering memoir as a companion to…

Herrera, Juan Felipe
ISBN: 9780763690526
Grades: Grade 2, K-6

Have you ever imagined who you might be when you grow up? In this biographical poetic picture book,  Juan Felipe…

The Colors of the Rain
Toalson, R.L.
ISBN: 9781499807172
Grades: Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

Debut poet and author R.L. Toalson captures a piece of Civil Rights history with strong emotional undertones in a lyrical…

500 Words or Less
del Rosario, Juleah
ISBN: 9781534410442
Grades: Grades 9 to 12

Debut author and librarian Juleah del Rosario delivers an impactful contemporary novel in verse interspersed with essays, cleverly contrasting the…

Game Changer
Greenwald, Tommy
ISBN: 9781419731433
Grades: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grades 9 to12

Prolific author Tommy Greenwald departs from humorous topics, like his Charlie Joe Jackson series, to investigate the highly relevant topics…

Lifeboat 12
Hood, Susan
ISBN: 9781481468831
Grades: Grade 6, Grades 7 to 12

Award-winning author Susan Hood debuts a middle-grade novel, sharing a hybrid text  –  part fiction and part non-fiction –  based…

Pignat, Caroline
ISBN: 9780889954922
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Caroline Pignat is the author of the The Gospel Truth, which won the 2015 Governor Generals Award for Children’s Literature…

Every Month is a New Year
Singer, Marilyn
ISBN: 9781620141625

In many places around the globe, the new year starts on January 1. But not everywhere! Every month long, the…


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