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Par Robert Cormier. 1995
Twenty-five years ago, young John Paul was an usher in the old Globe Theater. During a show for orphans, the…balcony collapsed, killing and injuring children. John Paul was questioned about the incident and has been receiving harassing phone calls ever since. He has tried to shield his family, but now his sixteen-year-old son, Denny, is targeted by one of the survivors. Junior and senior high. 1995.
Par Edward Myers. 1994
The Darcys are headed to their Colorado mountain cabin when a blinding snowstorm hits and a slippery road sends them…crashing into a tree. Both parents are seriously injured, so it is up to Danielle, fourteen, and Jake, thirteen, to go for help. Their only hope for survival is to reach the weather station on Mount Remington. For junior high readers. 1994.
Par Sharon Creech. 1997
Thirteen-year-old Zinny has always preferred Aunt Jessie and Uncle Nate's house next door because it is so quiet. Her house…is a zoo of noises--the stereo blasting, the computer bleeping, and the phone clanging. Shortly after Aunt Jessie dies, Zinny discovers a trail that begins on their Kentucky farm. As she uncovers the old trail, Zinny learns a lot about herself and her family. Grades 4-7. c1997.
Par Dennis B Fradin. 1997
A history of astronomy from the earliest civilizations, when man observed the stars with only the naked eye, to 1997,…when the Hubble Space Telescope orbited the earth. Describes the discovery of planets and other contributions by early and recent scientists. Grades 5-8. c1997.
Par Philip Pullman. 1997
Lyra and her daemon are joined in Ci'gazze by twelve-year-old Will, who is searching for his long-lost explorer father. Will…proves his mettle--losing two fingers in a fight--and now bears the magical Subtle Knife. Lyra and Will assist in each other's quests. Some violence. For junior and senior high readers. Sequel to "The golden compass." (His dark materials : 2)
Par Donna Jo Napoli. 1999
When Mikey sees a demonstration in fencing, he decides it's the sport that will make him stand out in his…family and qualify him for one of the weekly Olympic medals given out by his fourth grade teacher. Grades 4-7. 1999.
Par Lesley Howarth. 1994
Powers and his son Boothe, alias Maphead, are visitors from the Subtle World - a world that exists alongside our…own. Now twelve, Maphead has come to meet his human mother for the first time. Big on Ancient Rome he finds modern society bewildering. He can flash up a map of any place across his head, but the rhythms of human speech are quite alien to him. Prequel to "Maphead 2" (EB67402).Grades 5-8.
Par Dyan Sheldon. 1997
Sixteen-year-old Michelle "Mike" Brindisi and her best friend, Hope, are determined to find their own true loves. When Mike finally…meets a college boy, she drops her old friends and changes her image. She becomes so obsessed with Bill, she doesn't notice that her pet is ailing or that other people are also falling in love. For Junior High readers. 1997.
Par Donna Jo Napoli. 1999
This novel is set in World War II, about how a young Italian boy and his friends were taken by…the Germans and put in labour camps. This is the story of how they endured beatings, starvation, and freezing tempartures, and of how some of them survived. Grades 5-8.
Par Lois Keith. 1997
Libby Starling has been looking forward to the school trip. But after swimming in the sea, she becomes mysteriously ill.…Everyone seems to know what's best for her - doctors, physiotherapists, parents, the headteacher. Libby realises that she must choose what's important to her now. She learns how to be strong and, with the help of those who love her, she starts to live a new, different life. Junior and senior high readers.
Par Lonely Planet;Brydon, Alli Kids. 2019
These powerful, fascinating myths and legends will transport you to every corner of the globe. You'll journey from ancient to…modern times, from hot climates to freezing temperatures, from mountaintops to seafloors. The stories in this book link you to past generations; these tales have been passed down through a long line of oral traditions. The souls of ancestors, the lives of heroes and the fates of mortals are waiting to be discovered. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travellers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore! Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition
Par Lori M Carlson. 1994
Par Robert Westall. 1993
Seventeen-year-old Robbie does brilliantly on his exams and has a history of triumphs on the rugby field - until he…develops a close relationship with a teacher, Emma Harris, who's almost twice his age. For Robbie, school, sport and his family soon become unimportant, but what about Emma? Is she prepared to risk her whole career for him? For junior and senior high readers.
Par David Hill. 1992
Simon likes girls, weekends and enjoys mucking about and playing practical jokes. But what's different is that Simon has muscular…dystrophy - he's in a wheelchair and doesn't have long to live. Simon's best friend, Nathan, tells the story of their last year together. Junior and senior high readers.
Par Ian McEwan. 1994
Par E. M Goldman. 1994
Expecting another dull summer in coastal British Columbia, Matt and Lewis are surprised to find $400,000 in an abandoned suitcase.…In order to spend the money without having to explain where they got it, the boys find ingenious ways to disguise the source of their newly acquired cash. But the money is actually drug money, and it is not long until the bad guys are on their tails. Grades 4-7. c1994.
Par David Robertson, David A. Robertson, Julie Flett. 2021
A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions shares a story that honors our connections to our past and our…grandfathers and fathers.A boy and Moshom, his grandpa, take a trip together to visit a place of great meaning to Moshom. A trapline is where people hunt and live off the land, and it was where Moshom grew up. As they embark on their northern journey, the child repeatedly asks his grandfather, "Is this your trapline?" Along the way, the boy finds himself imagining what life was like two generations ago -- a life that appears to be both different from and similar to his life now. This is a heartfelt story about memory, imagination and intergenerational connection that perfectly captures the experience of a young child's wonder as he is introduced to places and stories that hold meaning for his family.
Par Diana Wynne Jones. 1993
A young boy wanders into Banners Wood near London and suddenly finds himself in another world with a robot and…a dragon. Ann, who lives close to Banners Wood and Hexwood Farm, watches people go into a barn and never return. And in another galaxy, a controller gets a message about the old computer in the archival library at Hexwood Farm. Soon the lives of all these characters will merge. Junior and Senior High. 1994, c1993.
Par Virginia Euwer Wolff. 1996
Jolly is seventeen, has two children by different, absent fathers, can't really spell and doesn't have much of a job.…She employs fourteen-year-old Verna as a babysitter, and while Verna takes the first steps towards building her future, Jolly begins to develop her own life. Junior high readers.
Par Wesley King. 2022
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Wesley King comes a tender and grounded middle grade mystery about brothers,…basketball, and a young boy on the autism spectrum.Eleven-year-old Green loves his devoted older brother, Cedar, a popular basketball star, but that doesn’t mean he wants to follow in his footsteps. He doesn’t really care about sports or making friends. Still, eventually Green caves to pressure to try out for the basketball team. He may be tall like Cedar, but he’s nowhere near as skilled. And when a confrontation with the coach spurs Green to flee the court, his flight coincides with a priceless necklace going missing—making him the number one suspect. To clear Green’s name, the two brothers team up to find the necklace, and along the way, they learn to appreciate their differences…and the things that bring them together.