Historical

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Across the Face of the Storm

By Jerome R. Adams

This is an apprenticeship novel, the story of Isabel Cooper, 17, and her 15-year-old brother, Frederick. In early 1911, they leave their Georgetown home after the sudden death of their Mexican mother. They are determined to find their father, a college professor who – like ... Read more

Little Jane and the Nameless Isle

By Adira Rotstein

Little Jane encounters treachery and adventure on her voyage to the Nameless Isle in search of her parents’ buried treasure. Second book in the Little Jane Silver Adventure series.

Only two people have ever survived a trip to the Nameless Isle: Long John Silver the Second ... Read more

Nathalie

By Debra Amirault Camelin

A coming- of-age story filled with heroism and heartbreak for 13-year-old Acadian Nathalie Belliveau. Separated from her family during the brutal 1755 expulsion of Acadians, Nathalie escapes and walks halfway across Nova Scotia to safety in Cap-Sable. When the compassionate ... Read more

Rebellion’s Daughter

By Judi Coburn

 

Spirited young Eunice will not settle for a woman’s lot in 1800s Canada. She sees the inequitable use of power everywhere, from her abusive father to the elite-ruled government, and she cannot help but challenge it. This historical fiction follows her escape from trouble ... Read more

Rescue at Fort Edmonton

By Rita Feutl

Janey doesn't want to spend the summer away from her friends in Toronto--and certainly not in Edmonton with the grandmother she hardly knows. But her parents will be away--her mother in Turkey designing housing for earthquake victims, her dad on business trips. Her first surprise ... Read more

Rescue in the Rockies

By Rita Feutl

Can 14-year-old Janey disentangle her time-hopping dilemma and save not just her own life, but the past lives of others, before it's too late?

Rescue in the Rockies follows Janey as she is forced to spend the holidays with her grandma - and her grandma's new beau, Charlie, who ... Read more

Sisters of the Wolf

By Patricia Miller-Schroeder

2022 Red Maple Award — Shortlisted • 2022 SYRCA Snow Willow Award — Shortlisted
Can two Ice Age teens separated from their tribes overcome their differences to outwit their pursuer and survive the unforgiving wilds?

The climate is changing, game is disappearing, and two ... Read more

Slash

By Jeannette Armstrong

Slash is Jeannette Armstrong's first novel. It poignantly traces the struggles, pain and alienation of a young Okanagan man who searches for truth and meaning in his life. Recognized as an important work of literature, Slash is used in high schools, colleges and universities. ... Read more

The Spoon Asylum

By Caroline Misner

P align=justify>It is the summer of 1933 and young Haven Cattrell, seeking work, finds himself abandoned in the small northern Ontario town of Davisville. At an exclusive summer camp for girls he befriends Wetherby Moss and his son Jude who introduce him to the joys and heartaches ... Read more