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Par Sébastien Chabot. 2021
Dans le faussement paisible village de Sainte-Florence, le retour d'un jeune homme marginal crée des remous. Fraîchement sorti du centre…jeunesse, Sebastian Andersen ne parle pas. Mais son silence fait plus de bruit que sa musique, et dérègle le sordide équilibre qui régnait dans la bourgade matapédienne
Par Frédérick Wolfe. 2021
Tara réussit à convaincre sa mère de lui accorder une année sabbatique afin de préparer ses auditions pour l'École nationale…de théâtre avec un coach recommandé par sa professeure. Elle emménage donc avec sa cousine à Montréal, enthousiasmée par sa nouvelle vie entre un emploi à temps partiel et ses séances de coaching avec Simon Lafleur. D'une rencontre à l'autre, Tara est cependant déconcertée par Simon. À la fois drôle et charmant, exigeant et dur, il ne cesse de la bousculer et de la dérouter. Anxieuse, elle refuse toutefois d'en parler. Même à son collègue Olivier, le si gentil Olivier... Mais les pratiques de Cyrano de Bergerac deviennent toujours plus angoissantes. Tara pourra-t-elle faire face à la situation ?
Par Alison Pick. 2012
" Mil neuf cent trente-neuf. En Tchécoslovaquie, Pavel et Anneliese Bauer, comme tant de familles bien nanties, jouissent du confort…de leur grande demeure où leur fils unique, Pepik, six ans, est lobjet de toutes les attentions. Mais à mesure que les rumeurs de la menace nazie, précédant les soldats de la Wehrmacht, atteignent leur coin des Sudètes, leur vie est retournée sens dessus dessous : peu importe que les Bauer ne se sentent pas juifs, leur existence est maintenant en danger. LEnfant du jeudi nous fait partager le quotidien de deux individus qui doivent renoncer à tout, même à lespoir, mais à qui on offre une chance ultime pour que leur enfant soit épargné. Alison Pick nous raconte ici, avec une sensibilité et une richesse de détails encore inégalés, une histoire damour et les choix difficiles que celui-ci nous impose. " -- 4e de couv
Par Jean-Jacques Pelletier. 2012
" Partout sur la planète, des cadavres sont retrouvés dans des body bags. Entre leurs mains, un sachet de thé.…Les Tea-Baggies Ce qui frappe le plus ceux qui les voient, c'est la disparition de leur visage ! Un groupe antimusulman en réclame la paternité : les Tea-BaggersÀ Montréal, un militant de Gaz de Shit est brutalement assassiné. Contre toute attente, les soupçons se portent sur Victor Prose, un écrivain qui collabore avec l'organisation écologiste. Son ami, l'ex-inspecteur Gonzague Théberge, peut difficilement lui venir en aide : maintenant retraité, il est lui-même en butte à l'hostilité du nouveau directeur du SPVM. Mais un malheur n'arrive jamais seul. La femme de Théberge est victime d'un attentat terroriste ! Les Tea-Baggies se multiplient... " -- 4e de couv
Par Anna Pitoniak. 2017
Falling in love as Yale students and moving to New York City in 2008, hedge fund employee Evan is embroiled…in a deal that risks everything he has worked for, while nonprofit employee Julia reconnects with someone from her past who represents a different kind of life. 2017.
Par David Rotenberg. 2014
Decker Roberts was born with a gift: he always knows when you’re telling the truth. Over time, however, that gift…has become a burden. Struggling to find his way, Decker has retreated into isolation in Namibia. But a man like Decker can only live off the grid for so long before someone comes looking. When Decker’s estranged son, Seth, is kidnapped, it sets in motion a chain of events as unstoppable as it is mysterious. Yslan Hicks of the NSA desperately needs to find Seth and Decker, so he turns to Decker’s old friends for help. Soon they find themselves confronting an ancient conspiracy as they are inescapably drawn towards a conclusion that will change both themselves and the world around them. Sequel to "A murder of crows". 2014.
Par Melodie Campbell. 2013
When jewellery-store owner Gina Gallo and her boyfriend Pete take a week's vacation, she leaves the store in the hands…of her cousin from New York. After all, cousin Carmine is a certified gemologist—but Carmine is also in the Mob. When Gina gets back, she discovers that her cousin has spent his time switching real gems for fakes in the jewellery of some of her best customers. With her reputation on the line, what's a Mob goddaughter to do? Sequel to "The goddaughter". 2013.
Par H. J Hutchins. 2013
The summer is off to a lousy start when Levi's bike is stolen from outside the corner store. But when…his best friend Riley's locked bike is stolen the very next day, the boys are determined to get both bikes back. Upon discovering there have been a string of bike thefts in the area, the friends hatch several plans to find the culprit. There are so many potential suspects - Steve Morrow and his gang, the tattooed guy who sits at the bus stop, the owners of the secondhand bike store. There's also Emily Grimshaw, Levi's childhood nemesis, who keeps popping up and showing a peculiar interest in the thefts. Does she really want to help or is she involved somehow? Grades 2-4. 2013.
Par Philippa Dowding, Allister Thompson. 2012
Christopher has a problem. He has just moved to Toronto; he’s now in a new school and has no friends.…But even worse, the park next door is creepy: voices whisper in the bushes, and something throws apples at his window and howls at the moon. But what? Gargoyles! Grades 3-6. 2012.
Par Iain Lawrence. 2010
When her eight-year-old neighbour is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination…as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines. Grades 3-6. 2010.
Par Peter Carver, Teresa Toten. 2001
Dani Webster had played the Game with her sister Kelly for as long as she could remember - they had…been on a quest to vanquish evil. But everything is hazy now as she recovers from substance abuse at a psychiatric hospital for 'teens with problems'. Dani must confront a deeper emotional trauma - one which she can neither explain nor recognize - to face her family's deep dysfunctions and eliminate the Game for her life forever. For senior high students. Some strong language. 2003.
Par D. F Bailey. 2007
How can a lie possibly be good? This question presses on Paul Wakefield following a kayaking accident on the ocean…surrounding the city of Victoria. His wife and child are threatened by the repercussions that follow the accident, and Paul must decide how to confront the accusations facing him. Knowing the truth will destroy them all, he scrambles for the one thing certain to save a select few: the good lie. Some descriptions of sex, descriptions of violence, and strong language. 2007.
Par Julie Lawson. 2000
When Ashley's famous aunt sends her the family goldstone necklace for a birthday present, Ashley is thrilled. She discovers that…if she sleeps while wearing it, she dreams of the future. However, Ashley finds one particular dream disturbing. It is of a boy named Jonathan, whom she sees not only in her dreams, but in real life as well. The dreams grow more frightening until finally, an avalanche brings her face to face with the boy ghost, who has transcended the bounds of time to recover the goldstone and return its magic to the mountain where it was crafted. Grades 5-8. 2000.
Par Eric Wilson. 1981
Par Roy MacGregor. 2000
The spirit of former Governor General Lord Stanley seems to be haunting the festivities at the Little Stanley Cup Pee…Wee Tournament in Ottawa -- literally! As the Screech Owls hockey team tour the nation's capital, they encounter his ghost everywhere. Then they start meeting some other ones, like Tom Thomson and Joe Hall, not to mention a former prime minister! But what are these historical figures trying to tell the players? Grades 4-7. (The Screech Owls series ; 11)
Par Gail Bowen. 2002
Sleuth Joanne Kilbourn is dismayed to find out that her friend Jill is marrying filmmaker Evan MacLeish. While he is…famous, he has also exploited the lives - and deaths - of the two wives he lost to suicide by making acclaimed films about them. And now, he is on the point of releasing his most potentially explosive film yet, one that features his 17-year-old daughter Bryn. Some strong language. 2003.
Par Gail Bowen. 2013
Jo and Zack are both proud and a little concerned when their youngest daughter Taylor has two paintings chosen for…a high-level fund-raising auction. One they've seen; the other, Taylor has carefully guarded in her studio. When the hidden painting is finally revealed it sparks a new kind of relationship between Taylor and her model, and becomes the centre of a series of troubling incidents. Includes sex and violence. c2013.
Par Todd Babiak. 2006
Meet the endearing but flawed residents of an Edmonton cul-de-sac, just after the scandalous death of a neighbour and the…sudden news that their land is about to be repossessed by the university. When mysterious signs begin to appear saying LET'S FIX IT, the block - including a sacked university professor, a once-ambitious, pregnant haiku expert living in her parents' basement, and a quiet but polite stranger - is galvanized in a wild attempt to save their homes. c2006.
Par Lori Lansens. 2006
Conjoined twins Rose and Ruby Darlen, born in the midst of a tornado and abandoned by their mother, are raised…by Aunt Lovey, who refuses to see them as deformed. At age 29, Rose, the more verbal and bookish twin, begins writing their story. Rose shares her darkest memory and her deepest regret, while Ruby, the prettier, more practical twin, offers critical details, such as what prompted Rose to write their life story. Descriptions of sex and violence, some strong language. 2006.
Par Monica Hughes. 1994
Walt Elliot goes with the father he hasn't seen for years to the planet Aqua, where he discovers that his…father's project threatens the existence of a highly intelligent native species. Junior high. c1994.