Children's Fiction

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A Girl Called Tennyson

By Joan Givner

Anne "Tenn" Tennyson Miller's adventure begins during an ordinary ferry trip, but reality soon melts away as Tenn is transported to the fantasy land of Greensward. When she arrives in Greensward, Tenn is elected to rescue her new friend, Una, who has been spirited away to a ... Read more

Adrift in Time

By John Wilson

Set in the present day, John Wilson's young adult novel Adrift in Time explores the tensions in family life between parents and children. It also demonstrates how the new generation's knowledge of the family's past can ease those tensions.The novel opens with Ian, a teenager, ... Read more

Age of Minority

By Jordan Tannahill

Based on a true story, Get Yourself Home Skyler James follows the harrowing journey of a young lesbian who defects from the army when she is outed by fellow soldiers. The award-winning rihannaboi95 centres around a Toronto teen whose world comes crashing in when YouTube videos ... Read more

Alison's Fishing Birds

By Roderick Haig-Brown
Illustrated by Sheryl McDougald

Beautifully illustrated children's story about Canadian wildlife by famed Canadian conservationist and Governor General Award-winning author, Roderick Haig-Brown.First published as a limited edition in 1980 by Colophon Books, ALISON'S FISHING BIRDS by BC's acclaimed author and ... Read more

All Around the Circle

By Cara Kansala

From the creator of The Grumpy Goat Gallery. A visually stunning, often humorous book of verse, All Around the Circle celebrates the landscape and spirit of outport Newfoundland. How did Aunt Maud’s cat manage to sail across the tickle? Why is Heloise the chicken so worried? ... Read more

All In Together Girls

By Kate Sutherland

Candid and truthful stories about women, young and old, grappling with generational wariness, creative recklessness, and illusive purpose celebrate all that is beautiful, wild and distinctive in contemporary women.

All In Together Girls, whose title is inspired by a jump rope ... Read more

Ancient Fall

By Jaime Lee Mann

Vengeful Mother Earth has finally decided to fight back against the humans who, under the power of a dark curse, have been abusing her for centuries.

Anything But Hank

By Zachariah Wells
Illustrated by Eric Orchard & Eric Orchard

In Anything but Hank! Lebowitz and Wells combine the whimsical humour of Lewis Carroll with the adventure-narrative balladeering of Robert Service to spin an unforgettable tale of a baby--and a pig!--in search of a name. Their quest takes them from the city to the mountains, ... Read more

Arrow through the Axes

By Patrick Bowman

Arrow through the Axes concludes the "Odyssey of a Slave" trilogy that began with the Red Maple?nominated Torn from Troy, retelling Homer's Odyssey. The slave Alexi, now free of his Greek captors, infiltrates the Greek strongholds of the Bronze Age in search of his sister. In ... Read more