Children’s / Teenage: Personal and social topics

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Claire by Moonlight

Claire’s future should be simple and predictable and include all the normal expectations of a young Acadian woman. But her life is far from straightforward. Her mother’s mental illness is a blot on ...

The Big Night Out

A big night out can be graduation, a prom, a family wedding, confirmation, or Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Whatever the occasion, it is a time when every young person wants to look her (or his) best. This is the ...

The Underground Reporters

In a quiet village in Czechoslovakia, laws restricted the freedom of Jewish people during WWII. A small plot of land by the river was allocated to the village’s Jewish youth, and it was here that some ...

Mosh Pit

Juliet meets her Juliets in this raw look at punk, young love and the sometimes cloudy road to adulthood. Mosh Pit, a compelling story of rebel girls in the modern city, stars Simone – torn between ...

Charmed

Izzy’s mother works far away and leaves Izzy at home, alone with Rob the Slob. Angry at her mother and trying to deal with school, friends and the attentions of charismatic Cody Dillon, Izzy finds her ...

The Fortress of Kaspar Snit

Chosen for inclusion in the reading list for the 2006 Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award
Kaspar Snit is a villainous villain who is determined to steal all the fountains in the world. Why? Fountains ...

There You Are

World War II is not long past and life is returning to normal in Cape Breton’s lovely Margaree Valley. But Jeannie Shaw is achingly lonely. Among the thirteen families in her community, there is no ...

For Sure! For Sure!

In Mus White’s skillful adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s story There Is No Doubt About It, the news that a hen has lost a feather is blown out of proportion into an enormous scandal.

Amber Waiting

Amber makes a bid to catch her father’s attention.  Amber lo-o-o-v-e-s Kindergarten — painting, looking at books, tying her shoes, sliding when it snows. But the one thing she can’t control is ...

Boys, Girls & Body Science

With humour and sensitivity, Boys, Girls & Body Science provides no-nonsense answers for children—and parents—with questions about sex. Specifically designed for young readers, Boys, Girls & Body ...