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By Ann M. Martin, Illustrated by Raina Telgemeier
Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey are best friends and founding members of The Baby-sitters Club. Whatever comes up -- cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls -- you can count on them to save the day. Baby-sitting isn't always easy, and neither is dealing...
By Tui T. Sutherland, Illustrated by Mike Holmes
Daring mission... or deadly mistake? Winter has been a disappointment to his royal IceWing family his whole life. When his sister, Icicle, runs away from Jade Mountain Academy, fleeing terrible crimes and possibly planning to commit more, Winter knows tha...
By Ann M. Martin, Illustrated by Arley Nopra
Claudia isn't worried when she hears her newest baby-sitting charge, Betsy Sobak, is a big practical joker. After all, how much harm can one little girl do?Plenty. Claudia breaks her leg as a result of one of Betsy's jokes. Now Claudia is feeling like baby-sitting m...
Nat's class trip is a bigger adventure than she imagined! Nat is on an overnight class trip to Philadelphia, which is her first time in a big city without her parents. And it's a big deal because Nat's mom and dad are finally giving her the indepen...
All that you want to know about the first free-roam Five Nights at Freddy's game is presented here in vivid detail, with thirty-two new pages taking you through the free story "Ruin". This comprehensive breakdown covering gameplay, secrets, E...


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ND Neurodivergence MH Mental Health
Meet the compelling, charismatic 13-year-old Augustus Constantine, a boy whose mind (and mouth) operate at a different speed than the rest of society. Gus has ADHD, and he’s on medication to help him focus. Misuse of his medication is a recipe for disaster. At the Speed o...
MH Mental Health
It’s the summer of 2003 and thirteen-year-old astronomer Noah Cooper has just moved to Queensport, a small town with a vast amateur sky full of stars. There he meets Tara Dhillon, a lonely girl and aspiring filmmaker. When the two team up to produce an astronomy movie and en...
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Don’t turn out the lights! Joel Sutherland returns for the frightful fifth installment of the Haunted Canada series.The organ at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Quebec City plays by itself, and Queen Elizabeth II reportedly saw a mysterio...
Simple words and innovative touch and feel elements are paired with bright, bold photographs and illustrations, filling each page with interest and colour. Feel the bumpy sesame seeds on a bagel, a shiny new snowmobile and more!
The incredible sacrifices made by Chinese workers building the transcontinental railway are revealed in this powerful novel.Heen's father and grandfather have brought their family in China to the brink of ruin with their gambling habits. To solve their mo...
By Linda Granfield, Illustrated by Brian Deines
An act of hope and renewal amidst the destruction of war provides a living memorial, in time for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Imagine, a young soldier standing in the midst of a landscape ravaged by war, pocketing a handful of acorn...
By Ted Staunton, Illustrated by Josh Rosen
SJ Social Justice IE Immigrant Experiences RR Religion and Religious Identity
It’s Toronto in the 1930s. The city is small, often xenophobic, and the summer is stiflingly hot. Everyone flocks to the lakeshore. In one area of the beach, a neighbourhood protective association has formed to keep out “undesirables,” and members patrol wearing silver s...