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Fighting

Fighting

Deal with it without coming to blows
by Elaine Slavens, illustrated by Steven Murray
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age: 8 to 14
Grade: 4 to 8
Reading age: 8 to 14
tagged : values & virtues, violence

Schoolyard fights used to be viewed as an inevitable part of growing up, especially for boys. But escalating violence in schools--including many incidents involving weapons--has made conflict resolution among young people a serious issue across the country.
All people experience feelings of anger and hostility, but as we mature we learn how to cont …

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Out

Out

by Sandra Diersch
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age: 14 to 18
Grade: 9 to 12
Reading age: 7 to 10
tagged : values & virtues, siblings

No one in Alex's world is who they seemed to be. Alex struggles with his faith when he witnesses a church member cheating on his wife and learns that his brother is gay. When his brother is brutally attacked, Alex is forced to decide where his loyalties lie and what he really believes in.[Fry Reading Level - 5.1

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La triche

La triche

(Cheat)
by Kristin Butcher
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : peer pressure, values & virtues, school & education

Laurel se découvre une passion pour le journalisme d'investigation. Pour écrire un article-choc, elle mène une enquête sur une triche à son école. Elle découvre que la tricherie est généralisée—beaucoup plus qu'elle ne l'avait imaginé. Aveugle à toute autre préoccupation, Laurel est prête à perdre ses amies pour tirer cette histoi …

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Struck

Struck

by Deb Loughead
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, self-esteem & self-reliance, adolescence

Claire's life is a mess. She's failing math, her depressed mother won't get off the couch, Eric, the boy of her dreams, is dating her nemesis Lucy. While Claire is wishing her life were better, lightning strikes. Soon afterward, everything changes. With Lucy in the hospital and out of the way, Claire attracts Eric's attention and gets the starring …

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Slick

Slick

by Sara Cassidy
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, environment

Liza, determined to prove that her mother's boyfriend is no good, starts researching the oil company he works for. Liza discovers a lawsuit against the company for compensation that is long overdue to Guatemalan farmers. She starts a group at school called GRRR! (Girls for Renewable Resources, Really!) and launches an attack on Argenta Oil. As her …

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The Snowball Effect

The Snowball Effect

by Deb Loughead
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : peer pressure, values & virtues, law & crime

Dylan and his friends snowball cars for entertainment on the weekend. When they don't get enough reaction from passing cars, they put rocks in the middle of their snowballs. Their first attack with the loaded snowballs causes a car crash. His friends flee, but Dylan goes to the scene of the accident to make sure the driver is okay. He runs off when …

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Branded

Branded

by Eric Walters
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, school & education, law & crime

The principal announces that the school is implementing uniforms, and Ian finds himself caught in a conflict. His friend Julia wants him to devise a plan to fight the decision, and the principal is determined to convince Ian the uniforms are a good idea. Ian wants nothing to do with the issue. While doing research for a social-justice class, he le …

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Cheat

Cheat

by Kristin Butcher
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, peer pressure, school & education

Laurel discovers her passion for investigative journalism when she writes an article for her school paper about a person experiencing homelessness who's been living at the school. Eager to write more articles with impact, she launches an investigation of a cheating scam at her high school. Laurel's efforts cause her classmates to turn against her. …

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Making Change

Making Change

Tips from an Underage Overachiever
by Bilaal Rajan
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : social activists, self-esteem & self-reliance, values & virtues

Fundraising wunderkind Bilaal Rajan shares his tips for effective fundraising, using examples from his own amazing life to show how it can be done—and how you can have fun doing it. The second part of the book is a section entitled Eight Principles to Maximize Your Full Potential, which includes exercises to help you identify and attain your drea …

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En el bosque

En el bosque

(In the Woods)
by Robin Stevenson
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : values & virtues, siblings, pregnancy

Cuando Cameron rescata a una bebita abandonada en el bosque, todos dicen que es un milagro, un golpe de suerte que diera la casualidad de que él estuviera ahí paseando en bici por ese sendero y escuchara el llanto de la criatura. Pero Cameron tiene un secreto: no fue sólo suerte. Estuvo ahí porque su hermana gemela Katie le suplicó que fuera. …

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Hummingbird Heart

Hummingbird Heart

by Robin Stevenson
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Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : general (see also headings under social themes), diseases, illnesses & injuries, values & virtues

Sixteen-year-old Dylan has never met her father. She knows that her parents were just teenagers themselves when she was born, but her mother doesn't like to talk about the past, and her father, Mark, has never responded to Dylan's attempts to contact him. As far as Dylan is concerned, her family is made up of her mother, Amanda; her recently adopte …

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Riot Act

Riot Act

by Diane Tullson
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : peer pressure, values & virtues, law & crime

How often do you get to see a car tipped or stores looted? Seventeen-year-old Daniel gets caught up in a post-game riot, and then he and his best friend escape police by breaking into a store. They only intend to cut through to the alley, but rioters follow and trash the place. Daniel prevents an arsonist from torching the store; the next day he's …

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A Kind of Courage

A Kind of Courage

by Colleen Heffernan
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Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : values & virtues, farm & ranch life, military & wars

Everything changes when Hattie Tamblyn's much-adored older brother, Will, enlists in the Canadian army in 1916 and is sent to fight in France. Hattie lives for Will's letters from the front, but her mother retreats into depression, her younger brother, Johnny, becomes violent and her father despairs of running the family farm without Will's help. T …

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In the Woods

In the Woods

by Robin Stevenson
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : values & virtues, siblings, pregnancy

When Cameron rescues a baby abandoned in the woods, everyone says it is a miracle. A stroke of luck that he just happened to be there, riding his bike along that trail, and heard the baby's cry. But Cameron has a secret: It wasn't just luck. He was there because his twin sister Katie begged him to go. Did Katie know about the baby? Is she covering …

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Junkyard Dog

Junkyard Dog

by Monique Polak
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : dogs, law & crime, values & virtues

Justin is fascinated with the aged guard dog at the corner store. He names it Smokey and sneaks the dog treats. Smokey belongs to a company that supplies working dogs to local businesses. Justin is thrilled to get a job working for Smokey's company, until he learns about the mistreatment of the animals. When Justin can't shake his suspicion that so …

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Long Shot

Long Shot

by Eric Walters
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : basketball, values & virtues, friendship

When Nick and Kia arrive for try-outs for the basketball team they played on the previous year, they are surprised to meet their new coach. Coach Barkley is a former college star known for his fierce desire to win. Though the coach has been away from the game for many years, his competitive instincts are as strong as ever and his aggressive coachin …

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I Owe You One

I Owe You One

by Natalie Hyde
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, humorous stories, friendship

After almost drowning in a swollen creek, Wes wonders if what his friend Zach says is true: Wes owes a life debt to the old lady who rescued him. It doesn't help that Wes keeps hearing his dead father's voice saying things like, "A man pays his debts, Wes," and "A man always treats a woman with respect, Wes." But how does a guy go about paying back …

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Identificación

Identificación

(I.D.)
by Vicki Grant
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : values & virtues, law & crime, loners & outcasts

Cuando Chris encuentra una billetera en la calle, trata enseguida de encontrar a su dueño y devolverla. A pesar de que está pasando por problemas en casa y en la escuela, quiere hacer lo correcto. Sin embargo, todo comienza a complicarse y parece que su vida entera se va a derrumbar, y es entonces cuando Chris de da cuenta de que el dueño de la …

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What World is Left

What World is Left

by Monique Polak
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : holocaust, values & virtues, general (see also headings under social themes)

A pampered child used to having her own way, Anneke Van Raalte lives outside Amsterdam, where her father is a cartoonist for the Amsterdam newspaper. Though Anneke's family is Jewish, her religion means little to her. Anneke's life changes in 1942 when the Nazis invade Holland, and she and her family are deported to Theresienstadt, a concentration …

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Watch Me

Watch Me

by Norah McClintock
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : law & crime, values & virtues, self-esteem & self-reliance

At first Kaz intends to help the old lady who's fallen in the park. But then he starts thinking about how he never gets what he wants. The next thing he knows, he's running away with her purse. The purse contains only five dollars and a battered watch. When Kaz learns who the old woman is and where the watch came from, he begins to understand conse …

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Splat!

Splat!

by Eric Walters
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : friendship, values & virtues, humorous stories

Keegan and Alex are the only kids in Leamington who haven't volunteered to help out with the town's annual tomato festival. In an attempt to teach them a sense of responsibility, their fathers put them in charge of the tomato toss. The boys decide it's their responsibility to add a little excitement to the event. They exchange the traditional woode …

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Juice

Juice

by Eric Walters
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : football, values & virtues, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse

When a Division One coach comes to their smaller school to bring the football program up to contender status, Moose and the rest of the players on the team are pumped. Coach Barnes has new ideas and a vision for the future--nothing is too good for his players. With a new training regimen, everything seems to be on a winning track. But when Moose an …

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Stuff We All Get

Stuff We All Get

by K.L. Denman
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : music, self-esteem & self-reliance, values & virtues

Fifteen-year-old Zack finds a home made CD with the word Famous written on it. Lonely and bored while suspended from school, he puts the CD on and loses himself in the music. Zack has sound-color synesthesia. He sees colors when he hears music, and the music on the Famous CD causes incredible patterns of color for him. Zack becomes obsessed with t …

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Power Play

Power Play

A Graphic Guide Adventure
by Liam O'Donnell, illustrated by Mike Deas
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, mystery & detective, action & adventure

Devin and Nadia team up with Bounce, Pema and Marcus as they all travel to Northern Ontario to watch their parents present to the Summit of World Leaders. A swarm of politicians, lobbyists, corporate bosses and protestors have all converged on the summit to get their messages heard. A tragic accident just hours before their parents' presentation p …

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Stuffed

Stuffed

by Eric Walters
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : values & virtues, cooking & food

When Ian and his classmates watch a documentary about the health concerns of eating fast food, Ian decides to start a boycott and stop everyone he can from eating at Frankie's, a huge fast-food chain with a questionable menu. The boycott takes off and Frankie's gets concerned. The company's lawyers threaten Ian and his friends and try to force the …

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Hit Squad

Hit Squad

by James Heneghan
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : bullying, values & virtues

This is Mickey's first year at Grandview High. After transferring, all he wants to do is keep his head down, work hard and fit in with the upscale crowd. He is approached, because of his tough reputation, to join a group of students to take back the school from the bullies. Mickey finds himself caught up in a shadowy world of violence and retributi …

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Leaving Fletchville

Leaving Fletchville

by René Schmidt
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, prejudice & racism

Brandon is the biggest and toughest kid in his small-town school. He is feared as a bully, but he only pretends to be "dumb as a bag of hammers," so he can learn as much as possible about the people around him. When Leon, his sister Winnie, and their lively little brother Sam, arrive in Kingsville, they are the only black people in town. Everyone i …

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Au pas, camarade

Au pas, camarade

(Branded)
by Eric Walters
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : school & education, values & virtues, law & crime

Lorsque le directeur de l'école annonce une nouvelle politique relative aux uniformes, les amis d'Ian font pression sur lui pour qu'il s'y oppose. Sa meilleure amie Julia l'incite fortement à protester, mais le directeur est également déterminé à convaincre Ian que les uniformes sont une bonne chose. Ian ne veut pas s'en mêler—pour commen …

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Revelación

Revelación

(Exposure)
by Patricia Murdoch
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying, values & virtues

Julie está cansada de que la atormenten en la escuela, harta de no encajar en ninguna parte y de ser el centro de las bromas. Un día, su hermano trae a casa una cámara con imágenes de su principal torturador en una situación comprometida y Julie ve la oportunidad de igualar las condiciones del juego. Pero cuando su intento de voltear las cosa …

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Rock Star

Rock Star

by Adrian Chamberlain
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
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tagged : music, friendship, values & virtues

Struggling at home and at school, Duncan decides to try out for a local rock band. He plays the bass in the school orchestra, but it is a long way from band camp to rock star. Joining a heavy-metal band, he tries to fit in, dumping his old friends and trying to walk the walk. When his dad's new girlfriend starts to teach him about real rock music a …

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Sister Wife

Sister Wife

by Shelley Hrdlitschka
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Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : religion & faith, values & virtues, girls & women

In the isolated rural community of Unity, the people of The Movement live a simple life guided by a set of religious principles and laws that are unique to them. Polygamy is the norm, strict obedience is expected and it is customary for young girls to be assigned to much older husbands.
Celeste was born and raised in Unity, yet she struggles to fi …

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Sharing Snowy

Sharing Snowy

by Marilyn Helmer, illustrated by Kasia Charko
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age: 6 to 8
Grade: 1 to 3
Reading age: 6 to 8
tagged : cats, values & virtues, friendship

More than anything else in the world, Ali wants a pet cat for her birthday. Unfortunately her brother Jay is allergic to cats. One day, Ali discovers that something is sharing her clubhouse with her. To Ali's delight, the new resident is a beautiful white cat, who she names Snowy. Ali thinks that the clubhouse is the perfect home for Snowy. But is …

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Horse Power

Horse Power

by Ann Walsh
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, humorous stories

Once again Callie is forced to take part in her mom's latest crusade. They head into ranch country to camp—bloodthirsty mosquitoes, stinky outhouses and all—at a protest to save a rural school. Callie's grandmother shows up with her biker buddies and the singing grannies. Callie hates camping and wants nothing to do with the protest. To make ma …

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House Party

House Party

by Eric Walters
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : peer pressure, new experience, values & virtues

As the new girl in a strange town, Casey is trying desperately to fit in and make friends. When her parents leave town for the weekend, her friend suggests she have a house party. Casey is reluctant to go along, until she realizes maybe this is the answer to fitting in and making friends—and getting back at her parents. They invite a few people a …

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In a Flash

In a Flash

by Eric Walters
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, school & education, friendship

The first flash mob Ian puts together himself is a sixty-plus person, four-minute pillow fight in a department store. His friend Oswald is thrilled with the event, but Julia, the one Ian really wants to impress, is still convinced that flash mobs are stupid. While Ian tries to prove Julia wrong by initiating flash mobs with political impact, Julia …

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I.D.

I.D.

by Vicki Grant
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : law & crime, values & virtues, loners & outcasts

When Chris finds a wallet on the street he tries to return it to its owner. In trouble at home and at school, he is struggling to do the right thing. However, as circumstances slowly start unraveling and his whole life appears headed down the drain, Chris realizes that the person who owns the wallet looks a lot like him and has a life he would do …

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Los Pandemónium

Los Pandemónium

(Thunderbowl)
by Lesley Choyce
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : careers, occupations, values & virtues, music, internships

Thunderbowl, la banda de Jeremy, es excelente, y acaba de conseguir su primera gran oportunidad: una serie de tocadas en el bar local. El problema es que Jeremy debería estar al corriente con sus trabajos para la escuela, pero pasa casi todas las noches en el escandaloso club tratando de mantener a la banda unida. Equilibrar los sueños de éxito …

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Rebel Glory

Rebel Glory

by Sigmund Brouwer
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : hockey, values & virtues, mysteries & detective stories

At 17, star defenseman Craig McElhaney likes his chances of making it as a pro hockey player. Yet, a string of recent "accidents" threatens to knock his team out of the playoffs and ruin his promising career. Craig has begun to question how many "accidents" can happen before they become more than a coincidence. But it's not a good time for question …

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Responsible

Responsible

by Darlene Ryan
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : bullying, values & virtues, peer pressure

Kevin Frasier is in a new high school—his fourth in the last year. He is trying to get along and not cause any waves. When he falls in with Nick and his friends, Frasier ends up going along as the group bullies and threatens their way through the school. When Nick starts tormenting Erin—and she stands up to him—the harassment escalates until …

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Exposure

Exposure

by Patricia Murdoch
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : bullying, values & virtues, self-esteem & self-reliance

Julie is tired of being tormented at school, tired of not fitting in and being the butt of jokes. When her brother brings home a camera with images of her chief tormentor in a compromising situation, she sees a way to level the playing field. When her attempt at turning the tables goes wrong, she is left even more on the outside and struggling to …

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A reventar

A reventar

(Stuffed)
by Eric Walters
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : values & virtues, cooking & food

Luego de ver un documental sobre los problemas de salud que provoca la comida rápida, Ian organiza un boicot para que la gente no coma en Frankie's, una cadena de restaurantes con un pésimo menú. Los abogados de la empresa tratan entonces de detenerlo. ¿Podrá Ian luchar por sus convicciones? ¿Será posible ganarle a una corporación gigantes …

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Stephen and the Beetle

Stephen and the Beetle

by Jorge Luján, illustrated by Chiara Carrer, translated by Elisa Amado
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age: 2 to 5
Grade: p to k
Reading age: 2 to 5
tagged : values & virtues, insects, spiders, etc.

When Stephen spots a beetle he takes off his shoe and raises his arm, ready to strike… but then he has second thoughts. He lays his head down on the ground and the beetle walks right up to him. At the last moment the beetle turns aside and each can go on with the day, having avoided the worst.

In this very simple story Jorge Luján presents the ki …

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Viral

Viral

by Alex Van Tol
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : sexual abuse, values & virtues, friendship

Mike has fallen deeply in love with his best friend, Lindsay. And he's pretty sure she feels the same way…until a simple misunderstanding destroys Lindsay's trust. Devastated and feeling betrayed, Lindsay leaves town for the summer. In the fall, she returns to school a different person and she's suddenly tight with the "in" crowd.
When Lindsay ge …

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Powerslide

Powerslide

by Jeff Ross
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : skateboarding, careers, occupations, values & virtues, business

Casey Finnegan is a talented skateboarder. He lives to skate. At the end of his final year of high school, Casey is wondering what to do with his life. He hasn't applied to any colleges, and other than skateboarding, he doesn't believe he's very good at much of anything. When a young movie star contacts Casey and offers him the job of stunt double …

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B Negative

B Negative

by Vicki Grant
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : values & virtues, blended families, parents

Paddy loves his family, all except for his annoying stepfather Anthony. When they have a discussion about his future, Paddy overreacts and threatens to join the army. Unable to back down, he finds he is alienating everyone around him. And when he takes the physical exam and learns his blood type, his world starts to crumble and he starts to questio …

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Frappee par la foudre

Frappee par la foudre

(Struck)
by Deb Loughead
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, adolescence, self-esteem & self-reliance

La vie de Claire a besoin d'un changement radical. Elle coule en math, sa mère déprimée ne veut pas se lever du sofa et le gars de ses rêves est avec sa rivale Lucy. Au moment où Claire fait le souhait d'une vie meilleure, la foudre frappe. Bientôt sa vie se transforme et Claire obtient tout ce qu'elle a souhaité. Elle se demande bientôt s …

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Flying Feet

Flying Feet

by James McCann
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age: 9 to 12
Grade: 4 to 7
Reading age: 9 to 12
tagged : values & virtues, law & crime, martial arts

After losing yet another tae kwon do tournament, Jinho gives in to his anger and breaks his opponent's fingers. While this gets him barred from competing at his dojang, it also gets him scouted by Austin, a trainer for an underground mixed martial arts club. At first the prospect of fighting without boundaries appeals to Jinho, but the more involve …

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Thunderbowl

Thunderbowl

by Lesley Choyce
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : music, careers, occupations, internships, values & virtues

Jeremy's band is hot--really hot. Thunderbowl is on the way up and they have had their first big break--a long-term gig at a local bar. The only problem is that while Jeremy should be doing his homework and keeping up in school, he is spending most nights in a rowdy club, trying to keep the band together while his life is falling apart. Trying to …

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Fixed

by Beth Goobie
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : siblings, values & virtues

Nellie Joanne Kinnan is an Advanced Cadet in the Black Core Program at the Detta training center. Weapons and violence are second nature to this twelve-year-old, but she is never exactly sure what it is she is being trained for. Nellie is a dedicated and skilled cadet. She knows she wants to serve the Goddess and the Empire. But there is so much th …

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Reaction

by Lesley Choyce
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
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age: 12 to 18
Grade: 8 to 12
Reading age: 12 to 18
tagged : pregnancy, dating & sex, values & virtues

Zach and Ashley have been going out for a while, and things are going well--until Ashley finds out she is pregnant. She is angry and blames Zach. She wouldn't be in this state if he hadn't been so careless. Insistent at first on an abortion, she turns against Zach. Confused, Zach struggles with what he should do and what his responsibilities are. …

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