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Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: A teenage survival expert finds all his skills tested as he's pursued through the Canadian wilderness by men determined to silence him. On his way to teach at Camp Seven Generations, a Native outdoor school, Nick witnesses a murder and then is thrown off a train. Remembering and using the teachings of his Abenaki Elders will prove to be the difference between life and death for him. Although...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 7th Generation 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BRU

Munsch, Robert N.

Summary: "When Saoussan immigrated with her family from war-torn Lebanon, she was only seven years old. This picture book tells the story of how she had to adjust to her new home in Canada. She describes the frustration of not understanding the teacher when she started school, not knowing how to ask to go to the bathroom, and being terrified of a prop skeleton. This is the perfect book to help kids...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MUN

Florence, Melanie

Summary: "This picture book explores the intergenerational impact of Canada's residential school system that separated Indigenous children from their families. The story recognizes the pain of those whose culture and language were taken from them, how that pain is passed down and shared through generations, and how healing can also be shared. Stolen Words captures the beautiful, healing relationship...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Second Story Press 2017

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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC CUR

Khalilieh, Jackie

Summary: "Fifteen-year-old Jessie, a quirky loner obsessed with the nineties, is diagnosed as autistic just weeks before starting high school. Determined to make a fresh start and keep her diagnosis a secret, Jessie creates a list of goals that range from acquiring two distinct eyebrows to getting a magical first kiss and landing a spot in the school play. Within the halls of Holy Trinity High, she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Books, an imprint of Tundra Book Group 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KHA

Campbell, Nicola I

Summary: Shi-shi-etko, a Native American girl, spends the last four days before she goes to residential school learning valuable lessons from her mother, father, and grandmother, and creating precious memories of home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, [2005] 2005

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAM

Paulsen, Gary.

Summary: After his experiences surviving alone in the Canadian wilderness, sixteen-year-old Brian finds it increasingly difficult to live as a normal high school student and begins planning to return to the place where he feels he really belongs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ember 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Paulsen 2012

Kaur Deo, Jesmeen

Summary: High school debater TJ Powar, after she and her cousin become the subject of an ugly meme, makes a resolution to stop shaving, plucking, and waxing, and prove that she can be her hairy self and still be beautiful... but soon finds this may be her most difficult debate yet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA FIC DEO

Ramadan, Ahmad Danny

Summary: All Salma wants is to make her mama smile again. Between English classes, job interviews, and missing Papa back in Syria, Mama always seems busy or sad. A homemade Syrian meal might cheer her up, but Salma doesn't know the recipe, or what to call the vegetables in English, or where to find the right spices! Luckily, the staff and other newcomers in her Welcome Home are happy to lend a hand-and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Library Ideas, LLC] 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG RAM

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD CUR

Lee, Jessica J.

Summary: "A little girl goes to her mother's homeland and develops an appreciation for nature. Returning to Canada she plants a garden that represents both sides of her heritage as Taiwanese plants grow side-by-side with Canadian wildflowers."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tundra Book Group 2024

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Sambury, Liselle

Summary: After failing to come into her powers, sixteen-year-old Voya--a Black witch living in near-future Toronto--is forced to choose between losing her family's magic forever, a heritage steeped in centuries of blood and survival, or murdering her first love, a boy who is supposedly her genetic match.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SAM

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CUR

Atwood, Margaret

2 holds on 3 copies

Summary: A fictionalized account of Grace Marks, a maid who murdered her employer and his mistress in Canada in 1843. A stablehand who was her accomplice and who claimed she put him up to it was hung for the crime, while she ended up in a lunatic asylum. The novel analyzes the question: was she actually less guilty, crazy, or smarter?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATW

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ATW

Sambury, Liselle

Summary: While struggling with her new role as Matriarch, Voya has a vision of a terrifying, deadly future, and with a newfound sense of purpose, she vows to do whatever it takes to bring her shattered community together and prevent the destruction of them all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SAM

Strong, Amanda

Summary: "On a journey to uncover her family's story, Spotted Fawn travels through time and space to reclaim connection to ancestors, language, and the land--creating a path forward in this essential graphic novel. In the dreamworld she bears witness to a mountain of buffalo skulls. They stand as a ghostly monument to the slaughter of the Plains bison to near extinction-- a key tactic to starve and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA GRAPHIC STR

Oke, Janette

Summary: "Leaving behind their dear friends in Beaver Creek, Elizabeth and Wynn take over an even more primitive RCMP outpost in the Canadian Northwest. A frontier woman now, Elizabeth had triumphed over the worst life could offer, or had she?"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OKE

Johnston, Aviaq

Summary: Nalvana feels like all of her friends have some type of superpower. She has friends with super speed (who always beat her in races), friends with super strength (who can dangle from the monkey bars for hours), and friends who are better than she is at a million other things. Nalvana thinks she must be the only kid in town without a superpower. But then her mom shows Nalvana that she is unique...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inhabit Media Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

Reichs, Kathy.

Summary: Discovering the skeleton of a young girl in the neighborhood of a childhood best friend who had gone missing thirty years earlier, Tempe Brennan investigates suspicions that the victim and her friend are one and the same.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2007

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Birdsell, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIR

Paulsen, Gary

Summary: After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Johnston, E. K.

Summary: This story of a small town, fierce friendships, and revenge served cold is a perfect companion to Exit, Pursued by a Bear. In the small town of Eganston, Ontario, five good girls have had enough. They've experienced the best of what their community has to offer, but they've seen the darker side too. Together, they've decided that it's time for a reckoning and that justice is their privilege to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2024

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC JOH

Nielsen-Fernlund, Susin

Summary: Twelve-year-old Felix's appearance on a television game show reveals that he and his mother have been homeless for a while, but also restores some of his faith in other people.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC NIE

Reichs, Kathy.

Summary: Discovering the skeleton of a young girl in the neighborhood of a childhood best friend who had gone missing thirty years earlier, Tempe Brennan investigates suspicions that the victim and her friend are one and the same.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC REI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS REI

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