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Nutz!

Narrated by a fat half-Persian, half-alley cat called Amos, this very funny chapter book will delight young readers. When an injured baby squirrel moves into Amos's already crowded household, everything ...

No Pets Allowed

When Matthew moves to Vancouver with his mother, he's not able to bring along his dog Lucky, because the apartment building he is moving into does not allow dogs. But when Matthew's imaginary dog scares ...

She Said/She Saw

Tegan was in the backseat when her two best friends were gunned down in front of her. Was it an argument over drugs? An ongoing feud? Or something more random? Tegan says she didn't see who did it. Or ...

Kiss Me! I'm a Prince

2012 Blue Spruce Award nominee, 2011 Amelia Bloomer List nominee "If you kiss me, I'll turn into a prince!" says the frog. But Ella thinks that a talking frog is much more interesting than living like ...

The Glory Wind

Winner of the 2011 Ann Conner Brimer Award for Children's Literature Winner of the 2011 Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People 2012 Silver Birch Fiction Award nominee Shortlisted ...

Wild Geese

Wild Geese, the sequel to the Governor General's Award winning novel Greener Grass, follows Kit Byrne and her friend Mick O'Toole after fleeing famine-ravaged Ireland. Across the Atlantic aboard a notorious ...

The Salmon Bears

Extensively illustrated with Ian McAllister’s magnificent photographs, The Salmon Bears explores the delicate balance that exists between the grizzly, black and spirit bears and their natural environment, ...

Not Your Typical Book about the Environment

We live in a time of heightened environmental awareness, and the stress of this pervasive alarmism is creating a generation of kids with feelings of eco-anxiety — the world is doomed, isn’t it? Maybe ...

Caillou: Training Wheels

Caillou would like to remove the training wheels on his bike, but he soon learns that there is a proper time for everything.

When Elephants Fight

When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. This ancient proverb of the Kikuyu people, a tribal group in Kenya, Africa, is as true today as when the words were first spoken, perhaps thousands ...