Juvenile Fiction, Social Issues, Adolescence
Stars Beyond the Veil
by Karl Petersen
Kate and her two best friends are on the run from the law and find themselves back in the Kingdom of What Is. But what they find is worse than the problems they left behind. The land they’d risked everything to save years ago is in the hands of ...
The Big Surprise
by Lance C. Bird
This is a children's book that is a pleasurable continuation of the first in the series of Logan adventures. Both children (ages 4-8) and their siblings, parents, or grandparents will be able to relate to what Logan finds out will be a family ...
A Wild Ride
by Shellene Ramsahoye
A story of adventure, survival, friendship, and personal journey, A Wild Ride features thirteen-year-old Justin Attwood, who is sent to a summer wilderness camp at the insistence of his father. Although reluctant to attend the camp, Justin fears ...
by Michelle Crispe
Sprout, a baby sunflower seed, takes an exciting journey as he develops into a full-grown sunflower. Along the way, he encounters challenges that test his courage, and he learns to face the uncertainties that come with growth. Often he finds himself ...
The Red Ribbon Woods
by P.A. Mammoliti
The Red Ribbon Woods is a timeless holiday tale about the depths of love and connection between family, acreage, and the natural world. This charming narrative flows across the generations of lives lived at Milkweed Lane, the strength of familial ...
Dust In The Wind
Volume 1: The DeLaine Reynolds' Journey by SaDonna Rogers
A horrific, killer tornado rips through Wichita Falls in 1979, launching 12 year-old DeLaine Reynolds into adolescence. Living in a tiny 'rattle-trap trailer' with her abusive step-mother and step-brother and struggling with feelings of abandonment, ...
Forgive Me, Mr. Hunter
by T. N. Cullen
Axel spends his days pedaling around his neighborhood, secure in the knowledge that his watchful and caring mother is always looking out for him. As a four-year-old, Axel’s whole world fits in the span of his neighbourhood. The highlight of his ...
Up From Bottom
by Linda Hozdic
Johnny suffers the loss of his mom and Nana while his dad tries to cope by drinking whiskey. Aunt Bev, his dad’s sister, and Uncle Jack make an effort to help. Two girls, Julie and Sarah, intervene in their own unique ways. Over six months Johnny ...
The Fall of Beth Anderson
by Meaghan B. Parent
As if the first year of high school wasn’t hard enough, Beth Anderson finds herself starting it in a brand-new town, far from her best friend Elizabeth and every other friend she’s ever had. At first, she feels up to the challenge and even excited ...
My Family, My Home
Book Two by Dawn Skinner
Life will never be the same for 11-year-old Josh. Josh has always lived in an orphanage, but now a family is adopting him. Foxy and Rotten are excited to be opening their home to this new and much-wanted boy, and to deepen the bonds of their family ...