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Blue Knight, The

By Raymond McGregor

"The Blue Knight" reveals problems in our society related to racism and bullying, which is an important topic that is currently at the forefront of many lives and is being discussed at great lengths around the world. The main character, a teenage boy named Owen, lives in a small ... Read more

Cheating Fate

By Audrey Pfitzenmaier

Cheating Fate is the charged story of four teens, all best friends, who have grown up together in a small town in the BC interior. Loyal, compassionate, and trusting they accept their friendship bonds with a resoluteness that only another teen could understand. But when they ... Read more

Chuck in the City

By Jordan Wheeler
Illustrated by Christopher Auchter

Chuck loves a good adventure. He proved that in Just a Walk. Now Chuck and his mom are heading to the city to visit his grandmother in her new condo. He knows he shouldnâ??t wander off, but the lure of the lively city streets proves too much for a curious little boy to resist. ... Read more

Cursed by the Sea God

By Patrick Bowman

The second volume in the trilogy that revisions Homer’s Odyssey is once again told from the viewpoint of Alexi, the young Trojan boy. Captured by Odysseus after the fall of Troy, Alexi is forced to accompany the Greeks on their sea journey home to Ithaca. Cursed by the Sea ... Read more

Eco Warrior

By Philip Roy

In the seventh volume of the "Submarine Outlaw" series, Alfred takes his homemade submarine into the Southern Ocean to thwart the actions of the Japanese whalers. In Australia, he is mistakenly accused of sabotaging an oil tanker, forcing him to escape to Tasmania. There he ... Read more

Einstein Dog

By Craig Spence

Bertrand Smith’s father, Alex, thinks he’s making the world a better place by developing a breed of super-intelligent canines. But SMART dogs turn out not to be such a smart idea when a global arms dealer decides to “dognap” the experimental litter to use as his next ... Read more

Flying Ace

By Sheilah Lukins
Illustrated by Laurel Keating

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER***

Errol the adventurous little mouse takes to the sky when he meets a young girl, Natasha, playing with a toy airplane. Later, when Errol is left alone, he decides to fly Natasha’s toy plane and begins a magical journey that takes him back in time ... Read more

Ghosts of the Pacific

By Philip Roy

Ghosts of the Pacific, the fourth volume in the best-selling Submarine Outlaw series, begins with Alfred and his crew of Seaweed the seagull and Hollie the dog undertaking a harrowing journey through the icy gauntlet of the Northwest Passage on the way to the South Pacific. ... Read more

Ice Storm!

By Penny Draper

The deadly ice storm which struck Eastern Canada and the US in January of 1998 has a drastic effect on the lives of two 12yearold cousins, one a figureskating "princess" from Montreal, and the other her downtoearth farmgirl cousin.

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves

By Andy Jones
Illustrated by Darka Erdelji

Jack and Mary in the Land of Thieves finds Jack, that everyman of folktales, married to his sweetheart Mary, the best woman ever born and a mighty fine baker to boot. Their lives are as happy and successful as can be, until an underhanded sea captain and Jack?s own bragging get ... Read more