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All In

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Todd Lerner's never been much of a student, but he's got plenty of street smarts and he's a mean poker player. Todd's always had a thing for Claire, the most beautiful girl in grade eleven—but Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Annaleise Carr: How I Conquered Lake Ontario to Help Kids Battling Cancer

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Over eight months worth of planning, hundreds of hours of hard physical training, amassing a team of dedicated crewmates, approaching sponsors and collecting donations—and finally, swimming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

At Risk

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Tia is spending the summer working at a special ranch designed to "scare straight" at-risk youth. She tries to bond with Sage, a street kid who has been given one last chance to get her life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bench Brawl

Grade 4 - Grade 8

The "Helmets" and the "Gloves" have been cross-river rink rivals forever, so when the league decides to merge the two teams to represent their small B.C. town at a big invitational hockey… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Best Laid Plans

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Robyn's family has always struggled to make enough money to survive. Robyn's grandmother leaves them an apple orchard in B.C., Robyn thinks things will be different, but Robyn's father still… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beyond Crazy

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Being in a band is Stelle's salvation. It is her escape from the chaotic clutter at home and her mother's depression. Even though she is able to lose herself for a few hours, pounding away on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Big Air

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Aboriginal snowboarder Jax has it made. He's in his last year at Podium Sports Academy and he's got a sponsorship from a big snowboarding company in the bag. But then his older brother… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Big League Dreams: Baseball Hall of Fame's first African-Canadian, Fergie Jenkins

Grade 7 - Grade 12

This is a history of black major league baseball players and the crumbling of the color barrier in sport, and the story of how Fergie Jenkins rose to the top to become Canada's first inductee… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 920

Blow

Grade 9 - Grade 12

As far as Mary, a.k.a. Meringue, can tell, the only good thing about moving from Vancouver to Red Deer following her parents' divorce is that she was able to get a head-start on earning her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Breakaway

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Adam loves hockey, and he's good at it. So when his family moves to Vancouver, he's sure he'll impress in the elite hockey league his father signs him up for. The only problem is that he'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ceiling Stars

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Christine and Danelle have been best friends forever, a relationship as seemingly infinite as the glow-in-the-dark stars they have affixed to their bedroom ceilings. Lately, though, the girls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Charged

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Craig is raising his little brother while his mother and her drug-dealing boyfriend ruin their lives. Manda's parents are teetering on the edge of divorce. How will Craig and Manda learn to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Choice of Colours: The pioneering African-American quarterbacks who changed the face of football

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Until a mere generation ago, black football players were largely unproven as quarterbacks since they were excluded from a position that demanded strategic thinking instead of brute force. So… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

Cross-Check!

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Lorna Schultz Nicholson's popular characters Josh, Peter, and Sam are thrilled to be reunited at a hockey tournament in Kelowna, but a lot has changed. Sam now lives in Ottawa, Josh is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Crush. Candy. Corpse.

Grade 7 - Grade 12

Paradise Manor is depressing—the smells are bad and the residents are old. Sunny would much rather be doing her volunteer hours at Salon Teo, but her teacher won't let her. Who says… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Curve Ball

Grade 4 - Grade 8

On his old team, Tom Poulos was a star catcher. But his new team is different. For one thing, all the players are older and bigger than him. For another, no matter how hard he tries or how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Double Play

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Allie loves baseball. It's the one thing that has been consistent in her lately complicated life. Allie's father left recently, and now Allie has a new family—her mother's new girlfriend… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dream Racer

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Zoë's caught the racing bug. Not only is she following in the tire tracks of her older brother as a rally racer, she thinks she might even have the stuff to become a racecar engineer one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Drive

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Jake dreams of becoming a golf pro, but can't afford a full set of clubs or a membership to the Royal Pinecrest Golf Club. The only way he can play the course is to sneak on to it. When Jake… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Every Move

Grade 9 - Grade 12

It begins with a chance encounter: teenage Emily and her friends come to the aid of a stranger who is being bullied by a gang. Emily forgets about the incident, but the young man she helped… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Extreme Edge

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Jay is determined to make his name by climbing a tough rock face known as "The Wall"—solo. No partner, no ropes, no equipment. Little does Jay suspect that it's his own life that will one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fadeaway

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Renna Rashad is not only captain, she's also de facto coach of her basketball team. But when a rival from an opposing team takes a vacant spot on the team, Renna faces some tough choices she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Falling Star

Grade 4 - Grade 8

The Brunswick Valley kids are back, and this time they're taking it on the road. In order to secure the top spot in the league, the gang is playing a series of away-games at schools around… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fast Break

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Jeff is not impressed when his family moves from Toronto to small-town Nova Scotia. He doesn't know anyone and there isn't much to do—until he joins his new school's basketball… Jeff is Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]