Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Open This Little Book
Go on, open this little book. Inside is a surprise. You never know what you will find inside a book. You might find a story about a ladybug, but do you wonder what that ladybug is reading? Let’s find out! Check out this book, and find a story about a book inside a book inside a book!
Sophie and Bernice do everything together and they go everywhere together. They are best friends. But Bernice is a squash, and as summer wears on her somersaults don’t have the same style and she gets a few… freckles. With winter coming, how will Sophie keep Bernice healthy? The man at the farmers’ market may know.
World Rat Day
Bet you never celebrated a day especially for rats – or National Skunk Day either. That can all change with the help of this book of zany poems about real holidays you have never heard of. Join the party!
Daredevil; the Daring Life of Betty Skelton
Back in the 1930s girls didn’t often have dreams about flying an airplane. But young Betty Skelton lived for adventure, and she succeeded in setting an astonishing number of records in aviation and auto racing. Part daredevil, part dreamer, Betty showed the world that women can do anything!
Max Starling’s father says that at twelve, a boy is independent. He is a theatrical man who likes to boast, but more than anything he likes to have adventures. Max's equally theatrical mother enjoys a good adventure as much as her husband. When these two disappear, what can Max do? He waits to find out something, anything, and in the meantime he has to figure out how to earn a living as a 12-year-old.
Schools are all the same and Spencer Pendleton expects no less from Greenfield Middle. That is, until Spencer meets The Tribe, a group of runaway students who secretly own the school. They live off cafeteria food and wield weapons made from school supplies. Now the group wants him to join their ranks. All he has to do is pass the initiations ... and leave his life behind.
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
Tana lives in a world with walled cities known as Coldtowns where quarantined vampires are contained along with the humans who idolize them. When Tana awakens in a blood bath and finds her ex-boyfriend infected and a gorgeous vampire chained beside him, she is determined to make things right.
Stay With Me
Céce and Mack are an unlikely match: she’s an A student and he’s a high school dropout. But bonding over a rescued dog brings them together and soon they are deeply in love and planning a future together. Until Mack loses control and shatters the future they imagined. How do you survive when the person you love can’t stay?
In honour of the Toronto Film Festival, a spooky, gripping new novel focusing on a cult horror film director. When the director’s daughter is found dead in an abandoned warehouse, a journalist refuses to believe it was suicide and probes into the strange circumstances of the young woman's death.
Governor General’s Literary Award-winner David Gilmour returns with a moving novel about brothers and sisters and what it means to be alive. Extraordinary takes place over the course of one night as two siblings plan an assisted suicide and reminisce over the lives they’ve lived.