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Daughter of War
3.80
From the first page, I was hooked into this story of Kevork and Marta, two young lovers separated by the deportations inflicted on ethnic Armenians by ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Call Me Aram
4.39
Call Me Aram is the sequel to Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch’s Aram’s Choice. The first book was shortlisted in 2007 for the Canadian Library Association’s B ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
Words That Start with B
4.16
Clarissa Delaney and her best friend Benji are on tenterhooks as they prepare to start Grade 7. Will they finally get to be in the wonderful Miss Ross ...more
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Oct 11, 2011
 
Summer of Fire
3.88
Reviewed by Lisa Doucet

Sixteen-year-old Del is far from excited about the prospect of spending her entire
summer in Germany with her older sister and h
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Feb 07, 2012
 
Kanada
4.14
In Kanada, winner of the 2007 Geoffrey Bilson Award, Eva Wiseman returns to familiar territory—the history of Hungarian Jews—but this book is a darker ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
Dust City
3.47
Ever since his father’s arrest for the double murder of Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother, everyone has assumed that Henry Whelp has crime in ...more
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Oct 11, 2011
 
Homicide Related (Ryan Dooley, #2)
4.15
**spoiler alert** Reviewed by Lisa Doucet

Although his life is hardly the stuff of fairytales, Ryan Dooley seems to have things relatively under contro
...more
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Feb 07, 2012
 
The Little Black Book for Girlz: A Book on Healthy Sexuality
3.74
Solid info with a saucy attitude struts through the pages of two fantastic books about human sexuality for teens: The Little Black Book for Girlz and ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
Alien Invaders: Species That Threaten Our World
3.14
The dynamic duo of Jane Drake and Ann Love is back with an unusual new book. The aliens of the title are not from outer space, but rather are animals, ...more
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Apr 02, 2013
 
The Never Weres
3.14
In the near future, where a virus has stopped humanity’s ability to reproduce, three teenagers of the final generation of youth — Xian, Jesse and Mia ...more
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Oct 11, 2011
 
Mountain Girl River Girl
3.40
Set in modern-day China, this is the story of two courageous young women who leave their small villages to follow their dreams. Pan-pan embarks on a j ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Thing-Thing
3.72
Thing-Thing is “not quite a bunny rabbit, but not quite a dog either.” He’s some kind of stuffed animal that Mr. Crimp buys for his son’s birthday. Bu ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Mackenzie, Lost and Found
3.93
Three months. Mackenzie just has to suffer through three months in a foreign country where she doesn’t know the language, the customs or anyone other ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
The Owl and the Pussycat
4.19
Once again the Kids Can Press Visions in Poetry series offers a stunning book. First published in 1871, The Owl and the Pussycat is one of Edward Lear ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
Numbers
3.27
Fifteen-year-old Andy Crockett has never been what anyone would call lucky. Always on the outside, he doesn’t seem to fit in at home, and is barely to ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
Mattland
4.01
Matt’s family has moved three times, but this new subdivision is the most depressing environment he has ever lived in. He is surrounded by mud, water ...more
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Apr 02, 2013
 
Science on the Loose: Amazing Activities and Science Facts You'll Never Believe
4.60
Do you know a student who is constantly questioning the world around them? Helaine Becker, the award-winning author of more than a dozen children’s bo ...more
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Apr 02, 2013
 
Gotcha!
3.49
As a member of the grad committee at Slippery Rock High, Katie feels she has no choice but to participate in the bead game “Gotcha” – an annual ritual ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Last Chance for Paris
3.28
Although pleased to be reunited with her twin brother Martin, Zanna is far from happy with where she finds herself spending the summer. Instead of joi ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
X in Flight
3.32
Seventeen-year-old Xenos (X for short) has a secret. Half black, and half white, he has never been a “normal” kid, but with his newfound ability to fl ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Bonechiller
3.76
Bonechiller is a young adult novel filled with suspense, mystery and horror. Graham McNamee offers the reader no shortage of chills and thrills in thi ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
Love Every Leaf: The Life of Landscape Architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
4.50
First up is Kathy Stinson’s inspiring story of a visionary landscape architect who is not well enough known here in the country she now calls home. Fl ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
The Inuit Thought of It: Amazing Arctic Innovations
3.50
Annick Press has created this informative and easy to read book that will be a useful addition to any school library or classroom. Inuit author Alooto ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
The Apprentice's Masterpiece: A Story of Medieval Spain
3.82
This is a haunting tale of two boys living in Spain during the dark and dangerous times of the Spanish Inquisition. The first, Ramon, is a scribe like ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Cheating Fate
3.77
What if the date or circumstances of your death had been predetermined, and somehow, you become aware of that information. Is it possible to “cheat” f ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Would You
3.47
“Would you rather have your father sing at the supermarket or your mother fart in the principal’s office? Would you rather have a piece of rice perman ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Freefall
3.79
Sixteen-year-old Airin Grace Marks was born to fly! Captivated by airplanes from a young age, she is as obsessed with her model planes as her best fri ...more
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Apr 04, 2013
 
Child of Dandelions
3.77
With Child of Dandelions, Shenaaz Nanji opens a new world for her readers – on several different levels. The historical aspect is an important layer, ...more
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Apr 02, 2013
 
Zorgamazoo
4.02
Written entirely in rhyming verse, Zorgamazoo doesn’t just beg to be read aloud, it demands to be read aloud. Zorgamazoo follows the adventures of a y ...more
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Apr 08, 2013
 
JB Andrew: Mustang Magic
4.17
Fosta: Marathon MasterThe Racehorse

A wild mustang, born in the isolated Winnemucca area of Nevada, becomes one-of-a-kind in the dressage ring. Judy An
...more
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Apr 02, 2013
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