Year's Best - 2010

Picture Books

  • ASCH, Frank. The Daily Comet: Boy Saves Earth From Giant Octopus! Illustrated by Devin Asch. Kids Can Press, 2010. (16:1)
  • BECKER, Bonnie. A Bedtime for Bear (Bear and Mouse Series). Illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton. Candlewick Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • BECKER, Helanie. A Porcupine in a Pine Tree: A Canadian Twelve Days of Christmas. North Winds Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • BLAND, Nick, The Wrong Book, Scholastic Canada, 2010. (15:4)
  • BOUCHARD, David and Pam Aleekuk. Long Powwow Nights. Paintings by Leonard Paul. Music by Buffy Sainte-Marie. Red Deer Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • CHASE, Edith Newlin. The New Baby Calf. Illustrated by Barbara Reid. Scholastic Canada, 1984, 2009 (15:4)
  • COLLINS-PHILIPPE, Jane. Sail Away with Me: Old and New Poems. Illustrated by Laura Beingessner. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:3)
  • COLOMBO, Natalia. So Close. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:5)
  • CRAWLEY, Oksanna. So, you be Keon and I'll be Mahovlich. AuthorHouse, 2009. (15:5)
  • DUNCAN-CARY, Marny. Who's That Man? Illustrated by Megan Mansbridge. Your Nickel's Worth Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • EDWARDS, Wallace. The Cat's Pajamas. Kids Can Press, 2010. (16:1)
  • FERNANDES, Eugenie. Kitten's Autumn. Kids Can Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • FERNANDES, Eugenie. Kitten's Spring. Kids Can Press, 2010 (15:4)
  • FOOTBALL, Virginia. Edànì Nôgèe Wegöö Degèe Adzà: How the Fox Got His Crossed Legs. Illustrated by James Wedzin. Dogrib Translation by Rosa Manta and Mary Siemens. Theytus Books, 2009 (15:4)
  • GAY, Marie Louise. Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole on Earth. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • GHIONE, Yvette. Hockey Opposites. Illustrated by Per-Henrik Gurth. Kids Can Press, 2010. (16:1)
  • GRANT, Shauntay. The City Speaks in Drums. Illustrated by Susan Tooke. Nimbus Publishing, 2010. (16:1)
  • HARTT-SUSSMAN, Heather. Noni Says No. Illustrated by Geneviève Côtè. Tundra Books, 2011. (16:2)
  • HARVEY, Sarah N. & Leslie Buffam. Great Lakes and Rugged Ground: Imagining Ontario. Illustrated by: Kasia Charko. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:2)
  • HULL, Maureen. Lobster Fishing on the Sea. Nimbus Publishing Limited, 2010. (16:1)
  • HUTCHINS, Hazel. Together. Illustrated by Alice Priestley. Annick Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • JENNINGS, Sharon. A Chanukah Noel. Illustrated by Gillian Newland. Second Story Press, 2010.(16:2)
  • KONRAD, Marla Stewart. Grand (World Vision Early Reader Series). Tundra Books, 2010 (15:4)
  • KONRAD, Marla Stewart. I Like to Play (World Vision Early Reader Series). Tundra Books, 2010 (15:4)
  • LIGHTFOOT, Gordon. Canadian Railroad Trilogy. Illustrated by Ian Wallace. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010.(16:2)
  • MANUEL, Margaret. I See Me. Theytus Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • MASINI, Beatrice. Here Comes the Bride. Illustrated by Anna Laura Cantone. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:3)
  • MONARI, Manuela. Zero Kisses for Me. Illustrated by Virginie Soumagnac. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:5)
  • MOSS, Peggy. One of Us. Illustrated by Penny Weber. Tilbury House Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • MUNSCH, Robert. Mad About Munsch - A Robert Munsch Collection. Illustrated by Michael Marchenko and the Children of Sir Issac Brock Public School. Scholastic Canada, 2010. (16:2)
  • MUNSCH, Robert. Mortimer. Illustrated by Michael Martchenko. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • MUNSCH, Robert. Put me in a Book! Illustrated by Michael Martchenko. Scholastic Canada, 2010 (15:4)
  • NEWHOUSE, Maxwell. Counting on Snow. Tundra Books, 2010 (15:4)
  • NUGENT, Cynthia. Fred and Pete at the Beach. Orca Book Publishers, 2009. (15:3)
  • OHI, Ruth. Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Purple Problem. Annick Press, 2009. (15:5)
  • OHI, Ruth. Chicken, Pig, Cow Horse Around. Annick Press, 2010.(16:2)
  • PARKER, Marjorie Blain. A Paddling of Ducks: Animals in Groups from A to Z. Illustrated by Joseph Kelly. Kids Can Press, 2010 (15:4)
  • Read me a Story: Canadian Favourites. Scholastic Canada, 2010. (16:2)
  • REYNOLDS-MACARTHUR, Anita. A Royal Little Pest: Mine! (MacCheeky Series). Illustrated by Karen Roy. Pollywog Bog Books/Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2010. (15:3)
  • RUSSELL, Janet. Bella's Tree. Illustrated by: Jirina Marton. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • SYLVESTER, Kevin. Splinters. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:5)
  • TEEVEE, Ningeokuluk. Alego. Groundwood Books/ House of Anansi Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • TSIANG, Sarah. A Flock of Shoes. Illustrated by Qin Leng. Annick Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • UZON, Jorge. Go, Baby, Go! (Hello Baby Board Books). Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • UZON, Jorge. Hello, Baby! (Hello Baby Board Books). Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • UZON, Jorge. Look Around, Baby! (Hello Baby Board Books). Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • UZON, Jorge. Not a Baby Anymore! (Hello Baby Board Books). Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • VILLENEUVE, Anne. The Red Scarf. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:3)
  • WINTERS, Kari-Lynn. On My Walk. Illustrated by Christina Leist Tradewind Books, 2009. (15:3)

Fiction Grades 3-6

  • BELGUE, Nancy. Colette and the Silver Samovar (Orca Young Readers). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:2)
  • BREWSTER, Hugh. Prisoner of Dieppe; World War II - Alistair Morrison, Occupied France, 1942 (I Am Canada Series). Scholastic Canada, 2010. (16:2)
  • BUSH, Maureen. Cursed! (Orca Young Readers). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:2)
  • CITRA, Becky. After the Fire. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (15:5)
  • DEMEULMSEESTER, Linda. Grim Hill: The Family Secret. Lobster Press, 2010 (15:4)
  • DOWDING, Philippa. The Gargoyle Overhead. Napoleon, 2010. (16:1)
  • FAGAN, Cary. The Big Swim. Groundwood Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • FALCONE, L. M. The Midnight Curse. Illustrated by Heeley. Kids Can Press, 2010 (15:4)
  • HOLLER, Sue Farrell. Lacy and the African Grandmothers (Kids Power Books Series). Second Story Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • HOWLING, Eric. Kayak Combat. James Lorimer and Co. , 2010. (16:1)
  • JORDAN-FENTON, Christy and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. Fatty Legs. Illustrated by Liz Amini-Holmes. Annick Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • KENNEDY, X. J. City Kids: Street and Sky Scraper Rhymes. Illustrated by Philippe Beha. Tradewind Books, 2010 (15:4)
  • LAWRENCE, Iain. The Giant-Slayer. Delacourt Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • LEACH, Sara. Jake Reynolds: Chicken or Eagle? (Orca Young Readers Series). Ocra Book Publishers, 2009. (15:3)
  • LITTLE, Jean. Exiles from the War: The War Guests Diary of Charlotte Mary Twiss (Dear Canada Series). Scholastic Canada, 2010 (15:4)
  • MULLER, Robin. The Nightwood. Tundra Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • NIELSEN, Susin. Dear George Clooney Please Marry my Mom. Tundra Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • NEWSOME, Richard. The Billionaire's Curse. HarperCollins, 2009. (15:5)
  • OLSEN, Sylvia. A Different Game (Orca Young Readers). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • PETERSON, Lois. Silver Rain. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:2)
  • SCANDIFFIO, Laura. Aztec (Kids @ the Crossroads Series) Illustrated by Tina Holdcroft. Annick Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • SCANDIFFIO, Laura. Crusades (Kids @ the Crossroads Series) Illustrated by John Mantha. Annick Press,
  • SKRYPUCH, Marsha Forchuk. Stolen Child. Scholastic Canada, 2010 (15:4)
  • SPIRES, Ashley. Binky to the Rescue. Kids Can Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • STAFFORD, Susan. Pocket Pegasus: Flash and the Turtle Creek Triad. Jesperson Publishing, 2008. (15:4)
  • STEVENSON, Robin. Ben's Robot (Orca Echoes). Illustrated by David Parkings. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • SYLVESTER, Kevin. Neil Flambé and the Aztec Abduction (The Neil Flambé Capers). Key Porter, 2010.(16:2)
  • SYLVESTER, Kevin. Neil Flambé and the Marco Polo Murders (The Neil Flambé Capers). Illustrated by Kevin Sylvester. Key Porter Books, 2010. (15:3)
  • UPJOHN, Rebecca. The Last Loon (Orca young Readers). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • WAGNER, Elaine. Racin' Jason. Illustrated by Janet Kaszonyi. Theytus Books, 2009. (15:4)
  • WALTERS, Eric, Jerome Williams & Johnnie Williams III. Home Team (Orca Young Readers). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • WATTS, Irene N. Clay Man: The Golem of Prague, a Retelling. Illustrated by Kathryn E. Shoemaker. Tundra Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • WATTS, Irene N. Munsch at Play: Eight Stage Adaptations for Young Performers. Original Stories by Robert Munsch. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • WYNNE-JONES, Tim. Rex Zero the Great Pretender. Groundwood Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • YHARD, Jo Ann. The Fossil Hunter of Sydney Mines. Nimbus Publishing, 2010. (16:1)

Non-Fiction K - Grade 6

  • ALOIAN, Molly. Fire Trucks Racing to the Scene (Vehicles on the Move Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. 32p. (16:2)
  • ALOIAN, Molly. Hovering Helicopters (Vehicles on the Move Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. 32p. (16:2)
  • ALOIAN, Molly. Live It: Respect (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • ALOIAN, Molly. Live It: Honesty (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • ALOIAN, Molly. Live It: Responsibility (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • ALOIAN, Molly. What Are Igneous Rocks? (Let's Rock Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (16:2)
  • ALOIAN, Molly. What Are Metamorphic Rocks? (Let's Rock Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (16:2)
  • ARATO, Rona. Design It! The Ordinary Things We Use Every Day And The Not-So-Ordinary Ways They Came To Be. Illustrated by Claudia Newell. Tundra Books, 2010. (16:2)
  • BANTING, Erinn. Wheels and Axles (Simple Machines: Science Matters Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • BATEMAN, Robert with Nancy Kovacs. Vanishing Habitats. Madison Press/Scholastic, 2009. (15:4)
  • BECCALONI, George. Biggest Bugs Life-Size. Firefly Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • BECKER, Helaine. What's The Big Idea? Inventions That Changed Life on Earth Forever. Illustrated by Steve Attoe. Maple Tree Press, 2009. (15:4)
  • BEKKERING, Annalise. The Northern Environment (Exploring the Canadian Arctic Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)
  • BODDEN, Valerie. A City (My First Look at Series: Communities). Saunders Book Company, 2008. (15:3)
  • BODDEN, Valerie. A Town (My First Look at Series: Communities). Saunders Book Company, 2008. (15:3)
  • BOUCHARD, David. The Secret of Your Name /Kiimooch ka shinikashooyen. Illustrated by Dennis J. Weber. Red Deer Press. 2010 (15:4)
  • BURNS, Kylie. Live it: Perseverance (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • BURNSTEIN, John. Can We Be Friends?: Buddy-Building Strategies (Slim Goodbody's Life Skills 101 Series ). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • BURNSTEIN, John. Can't We Get Along? Dealing With Differences (Slim Goodbody's Life Skills 101 Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • BURNSTEIN, John. Have You Heard? Active Listening (Slim Goodbody's Life Skills 101 Series ). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • BURNSTEIN, John. I Said No: Refusal Skills (Slim Goodbody's Life Skills 101 Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • BURNSTEIN, John. What Should I Do? Making Good Decisions (Slim Goodbody's Life Skills 101 Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • BURNSTEIN, John. Why Are You Picking on Me? Dealing With Bullies (Slim Goodbody's Life Skills 101 Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • CHALLEN, Paul. Mighty Tanks (Vehicles on the Move Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. 32p. (16:2)
  • CHRISTIE, Peter. Animal Snoops: The Wondrous World of Wildlife Spies. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • CLARK, Tom. How To Improve At Playing Guitar (How to Improve at Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • COHEN, Marina. Live it: Cooperation (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • COHEN, Marina. Live it: Inclusiveness (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • COULTER, Laurie. Kings and Carpenters: One Hundred Bible Land Jobs You Might Have Praised or Panned. Illustrated by Martha Newbigging. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • DE MEDIROS, James. Pulleys (Simple Machines: Science Matters Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • DE MEDIROS, Michael, Screws (Simple Machines: Science Matters Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • DOMM, Kristin Bieber. Eagle of the Sea. Illustrated by Jeffrey C. Domm. Nimbus Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • FORAN, Jill. Remembrance Day (Canadian Celebrations Series). Weigl Educational Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • FORAN, Jill. Victoria Day (Canadian Celebrations Series). Weigl Educational Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • GUIBERSON, Brenda Z. Life in the Boreal Forest. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin. Groundwood Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • HARROD, Elisa. How To Improve At Playing The Piano (How to Improve at Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5).
  • HEDELIN, Pascale. Earth and Sky: A Lift-the-Flap Guide to Our World and Solar System. Illustrated by Laurent Richard. Translated by Terri Bjorgan. Owlkids Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • HODGE, Deborah. Up We Grow: A Year in the Life of a Small, Local Farm. Photographs by Brian Harris. Kids Can Press, 2010. (16:1)
  • HOWSE, Jennifer. Inclined Planes (Simple Machines: Science Matters Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • HOWSE, Jennifer. Levers (Simple Machines: Science Matters Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • HUDAK, Heather C. Chinese New Year (Canadian Celebrations Series). Weigl Educational Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • HUDAK, Heather C. National Aboriginal Day (Canadian Celebrations Series). Weigl Educational Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • HUDAK, Heather C. Northern Industries (Exploring the Canadian Arctic Series ). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)
  • HUGHES, Susan. Canada's Birds (Canada Close Up). Scholastic Canada. 2010. (16:1)
  • HYDE, Natalie. Live It: Courage (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • HYDE, Natalie. Live It: Fairness (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • HYDE, Natalie. What are Sedimentary Rocks? (Let's Rock Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (16:2)
  • HYDE, Natalie. What Is The Rock Cycle? (Let's Rock Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (16:2)
  • JOCELYN, Marthe. Which Way? Illustrated by Tom Slaughter. Tundra Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • JOHNSTONE, Robb. In The Zone- Hockey. Illustrated by Kenzie Browne. Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • JUMBO, Sheyenne & Mindy Willett. Come and Learn with Me Éwo,séh Kedidih (The Land is Our Storybook Series). Photography by Tessa Mcintosh. Fifth House Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Baby Bunnies (It's Fun To Learn About Baby Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Baby Elephants (It's Fun To Learn About Baby Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Baby Foxes (It's Fun To Learn About Baby Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Baby Giraffes (It's Fun To Learn About Baby Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Baby Pigs (It's Fun To Learn About Baby Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Baby Raccoons (It's Fun To Learn About Baby Animals Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie and Kelley MacAulay. Living In Shelters (Disaster Alert! Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie and Kelley MacAulay. Preparing For Disasters (Disaster Alert! Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Spotlight on Egypt (Spotlight on My Country Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. (16:2)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Spotlight on Indonesia (Spotlight on My Country Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. (16:2)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Spotlight on Japan (Spotlight on My Country Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. (16:2)
  • KALMAN, Bobbie. Spotlight on Russia (Spotlight on My Country Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. (16:2)
  • KISSOCK, Heather. Canada Day (Canadian Celebrations Series). Weigl Educational Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • KISSOCK, Heather & Audrey Huntley. People of the North (Exploring the Canadian Arctic Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)
  • KISSOCK, Heather & Leia Tait. Plants and Animals of the North (Exploring the Canadian Arctic Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)
  • KULLING, Monica. All Aboard! Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine (Great Idea Series). Illustrated by Bill Slavin. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:5)
  • LLOYD KYI, Tanya. 50 Burning Questions: A Sizzling History of Fire. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • LOXTON, Daniel. Evolution: How We amd All Living Things Came to Be. Kids Can Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • MCALLISTER, Ian and Nicholas Read. The Sea Wolves; Living Wild in the Great Bear Rainforest. Photographs by Ian McAllister. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:2)
  • MCALLISTER, Ian and Nicholas Read. The Salmon Bears: Giants of the Great Bear Rainforest. Photographs by Ian McAllister. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (15:5)
  • MACLEOD, Elizabeth. Monster Flyers From The Time of the Dinosaurs. Kids Can Press, 2010 (15:4)
  • MCMAHON, Peter. Ultimate Trains (Machines of the Future Series). Illustrated by Andy Mora. Kids Can Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • MCMILLAN, Sue. How To Improve At Drawing (How to Improve at Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5).
  • MCMILLAN, Sue. How To Improve At Making Jewelry (How to Improve at Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5).
  • MARTIN, Martha. Live it: Empathy (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • MILLER, Reagan. High-flying Airplanes (Vehicles on the Move Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. 32p. (16:2)
  • MITCHELL, Karen with Rebecca Upjohn. Patrick's Wish. Second Story Press, 2010. (16:1)
  • NICHOLSON, Lorna Schultz. Winning Gold (Record Books Series). James Lorimer & Co., 2010. (16:1)
  • PEPPAS, Lynn. Tractors at Work (Vehicles on the Move Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. 32p. (16:2)
  • PEPPAS, Lynn. Vehicles on the Farm (Vehicles on the Move Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2011. 32p. (16:2)
  • REDIGER, Pat. In The Zone - Soccer. Illustrated by Kenzie Browne. Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • SCOTT, Peter David. A to Z of Animals. Key Porter Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • SERAFINI, Frank. Looking Closely Around the Pond. Kids Can Press, 2010 (15:4)
  • TAIT, Leia. Mice (Backyard Animals Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)
  • THOMAS, Keltie. How Figure Skating Works. Illustrated by Stephen MacEachern. Maple Tree Press, 2009. (15:4)
  • TOMLJANOVIC, Tatiana. Extreme Rallying (Extreme Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)
  • TOMLJANOVIC, Tatiana. Wedges (Simple Machines: Science Matters Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • TURCOTTE, Marie. Everything You Need to Know about French Homework, 4th 6th grades (Everything You Need to Know About Homework Series). Scholastic Canada, 2009. (15:4)
  • TURNER, Sarah E. The Littlest Monkey. Sononis Press, 2009. (16:1)
  • WALKER, Robert. Live it: Initiative (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • WALKER, Robert. Live it: Integrity (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • WALKER, Robert. Live it: Optimism (Crabtree Character Sketches: Live It Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010 (15:4)
  • WALLACE, Mary. I is for Inuksuk: An Arctic Celebration. Maple Tree Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • WARNER, Jody Nyasha. Viola Desmond Won't be Budged! Illustrated by Richard Rudnicki. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • WEBSTER, Christine. Porcupines (Backyard Animals Series). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)
  • WILSON, Janet. Our Earth: How Kids are Saving the Planet. Second Story Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • WISEMAN, Blaine . Extreme Snowmobiling (Extreme Series ). Weigl Educational Publishers, 2010. (15:3)

Fiction Grades 7 - 12

  • ACHESON, Alison. Molly's Cue. Coteau Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • ANDERSON, R. J. Wayfarer. HarperCollinsCanada, 2010. (16:1)
  • ARMSTRONG, Kelley. The Reckoning (The Darkest Powers Series #3). Doubleday, 2010. (16:1)
  • BANNER, Catherine. Voices in the Dark. Doubleday Canada, 2009. (15:3)
  • BELL, William. Five Days of the Ghost. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1987, 2010. (16:1)
  • BENNETT, Holly. Shapeshifter. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (15:5)
  • BOLL, Rosemary. The Second Trial. (Second Story Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • BOSSLEY, Michele Martin. Fraud Squad. Orca Book Publishers, 2009. (15:3)
  • BROUWER, Sigmund. Oil King Courage (Orca Sports Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2009. (15:3)
  • CHANTLER, Scott. Tower of Treasure. Illustrated by Scott Chantler. Kids Can Press Ltd. 2010. (16:1)
  • CHOYCE, Lesley. Last Chance . James Lorimer & Co., 2009. (15:3)
  • CHOYCE, Lesley. Reckless (Orca Currents). Orca Book Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • COMBRES, Élisabeth. Broken Memory: A Novel of Rwanda. Translated by Shelley Tanaka. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • COWAN, Lesley. Something Wicked. Puffin Canada, 2010. (16:2)
  • CUMMINGS, Gillian. Somewhere in Blue. Lobster Press, 2010 (15:4)
  • DIERSCH Sandra. Out (SideStreet Series). James Lorimer & Company, 2009. (15:3)
  • DRINKWATER, Carol. The Hunger: An Irish Girl's Diary (My Story Series). Scholastic Canada, 2010 (15:4)
  • EARLE, Tom. The Hat Trick. Harper Trophy Canada, 2010. (16:1)
  • ELLIS, Deborah. No Safe Place. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • GOLDSTONE, Gabriele. The Kulak's Daughter. Tire Swing Books/Blooming Tree Press, 2009. (15:4)
  • GRIGGS, Terry. Nieve. Biblioasis, 2010. (16:1)
  • HARVEY, Sarah N. Death Benefits. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • JACKSON, Melanie. Fast Slide (Orca Currents Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • JOHANSEN, K. V. The Shadow Road (The Warlock of Talverdin Series, Book Four). Orca Book Publishers, 2010 (15:4)
  • KOSITSKY, Lynne. Minerva's Voyage. Dundurn Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • KUIPERS, Alice. The Worst Thing She Ever Did. HarperCollinsCanada, 2010. (16:2)
  • LAWSON, JonArno. Think Again. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. Kids Can Press Ltd., 2010 (15:4)
  • LOUGHEAD, Deb. The Snowball Effect (Orca Currents Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • MCCLINTOCK, Norah. Masked. Orca Books Publishers, 2010. (16:2)
  • MCKAY, Sharon E. Thunder Over Kandahar. Photographs by Rafal Gerzak. Annick Press, 2010. (16:2)
  • MULLER, Rachel Dunstan. Squeeze (Orca Sports Series). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • OPPEL, Kenneth. Half Brother. HarperCollins, 2010. (16:1)
  • PEACOCK, Shane. The Secret Fiend (The Boy Sherlock Holmes ~ His 4th Case). Tundra Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • PETERS, Kimberly Joy. Definitely Not Camelot. Lobster Press, 2010. (16:1)
  • PRINZ, Yvonne. The Vinyl Princess. HarperTrophy, 2009. (15:3)
  • SAUDER, B. L. (Bonita). Year of the Golden Dragon. Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (16:1)
  • SCARSBROOK, Richard. The Monkeyface Chronicles. Thistledown Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • SLADE, Arthur. The Dark Deeps (The Hunchback Assignments II). HarperCollins Publishers, 2010 (16;1)
  • SPENCE, Craig. Einstein Dog. Thistledown Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • SPRING, Debbie. The Kayak. Thistledown Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • STRATTON, Allan. Borderlline. Harper Trophy Canada, 2010. (15:3)
  • TARDIEU, Carine. I Am Not Emmanuelle. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • TATE, Nikki. Razor's Edge (Orca Sports). Orca Book Publishers, 2009. (15:4)
  • THOMAS, Erin. Boarder Patrol (Orca Sports). Orca Book Publishers, 2010. (15:5)
  • WILSON, John. Grail. The Heretics Secret: Book II. Key Porter, 2010. (16:2)
  • XERRI-L., Nadia. Just Julie. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • YOUNG, Beryl. Follow The Elephant. Ronsdale Press, 2010 (15:4)

Non-Fiction Grades 7-12

  • BATTEN, Jack. The War to End All Wars: The Story of WWI. Tundra Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • COHEN, Marina. Cells (Let's Relate to Genetics Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • COHEN, Marina. Genetic Engineering (Let's Relate to Genetics Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • CROSSINGHAM, John. Learn to Speak Music: A Guide to Creating, Performing and Promoting Your Songs Illustrated by Jeff Kulak. Owlkids Books Inc., 2009. (15:3)
  • DARLING, Ian. Amazing Aairmen: Canadian Flyers in the Second World War. Dundurn Press, 2009. (15:4)
  • DAVIDSON, Ron. Play Better Hockey. Forward by Ron MacLean. Firefly Books, 2010. (16:2)
  • DOWDY, Penny. Animal Cells (Let's Relate to Genetics Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • DOWDY, Penny. Plant Cells (Let's Relate to Genetics Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • FERGUSON, Julie H. James Douglas: Father of British Columbia. Dundurn Press, 2009. (15:5)
  • GILKERSON, William. A Thousands Years of Pirates. Tundra Books, 2009. (15:3)
  • HORN, Colonel Bernd. Men of Steel; Canadian Paratroopers in Normandy, 1944 (Canadians at War). Dundurn Press, 2010. (16:1)
  • HUBBARD, B. Top Ten Longest (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • HUBBARD, Ben. Top 10 Smallest (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • HUBBARD, Ben. Top Ten Biggest (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • HUBBARD, Ben. Hi Tech World: High Level Security (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • HUBBARD, Ben. Hi Tech World: Cool Stuff (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • HUBBARD, Ben. Hi Tech World: Code Breakers (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • HUBBARD, Ben. Desert (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • HYDE, Natalie. DNA (Let's Relate to Genetics Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • HYDE, Natalie. Traits and Attributes (Let's Relate to Genetics Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • KELSEY, Elin. Not Your Typical Book About the Environment. Illustrated by Clayton Hanmer. Owlkids Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • LAWLOR, Allison. Rum-Running (Stories of our Past Series). Nimbus Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • LEONETTI, Mike. Hockey Now! 6th Ed. Firefly Books, 2010. (16:2)
  • LEVIN, Alex. Under the Yellow & Red Stars (The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs, Series 2). The Azrieli Foundation, 2009. (15:3)
  • OWEN, Ruth. Top Ten Tallest (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • OWEN, Ruth. Top Ten Slowest (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • OWEN, Ruth. Space (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • OWEN, Ruth. Jungle: Survival Guide (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • OWEN, Ruth. Top Ten Fastest (Crabtree Contact Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:5)
  • POLING, Sr, Jim R. Tecumseh: Shooting Star, Crouching Panther. Dundurn Press, 2009. (15:3)
  • POWER SCOTT, Jennifer. Green Careers: You Can Make Money and Save the Planet. Lobster Press, 2010. (15:3)
  • RAND, Tom. Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World. Eco Ten Publishing, Inc., 2010. (16:1)
  • RIPS, Paul-Henri. E/96: fate undecided (The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivors Memoirs, Series 2). The Azrieli Foundation, 2009. (15:3)
  • ROBINSON, Laura. Cyclist BikeList: The Book for Every Rider. Illustrated by Ramn K. Pérez. Tundra Books, 2010. (16:1)
  • ROMANEK, Trudee. Cities and Statecraft in the Renaissance (Renaissance World Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • ROMANEK, Trudee. Great Ideas of the Renaissance (Renaissance World Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • ROMANEK, Trudee. Religion in the Renaissance (Renaissance World Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • ROMANEK, Trudee. Women in the Renaissance (Renaissance World Series). Crabtree Publishing, 2010. (15:3)
  • ROSING, Norbert. The World of the Polar Bear 3rd Ed. Firefly Books, 2010. (16:2)
  • SCOWEN, Kate. i.d.: stuff that happens to define us. Illustrated by Peter Mitchell. Annick Press, 2010. (15:5)
  • SZEDLECKI, Ann. Album of My Life (The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs: Series 2). The Azrieli Foundation, 2009. (15:3)
  • TANNENZAPF, William and Renate Krakauer. Memories from the Abyss and But I Had a Happy Childhood (The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memories). Azrieli Foundation, 2009. (15:4)
  • WEAVER, Janice. Hudson. Illustrated by David Craig. Tundra Books, 2010. (15:5)
  • WOREK, Michael. The Nobel Prize. Firefly Books, 2010. (16:1)

Professional Resources

  • BOOTH, David. Whatever Happened to Language Arts? Its Alive and Well and Part of Successful Literacy Classrooms Everywhere. Pembroke Publishers, 2009. (15:4)
  • BURKE, Anne. Ready to Learn: Using Play to Build Literacy Skills in Young Learners. Pembroke Publishers, 2010. (15:5)
  • CHARLES, Veronika Martenova. Fairy Tales in the Classroom. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2009. (15:3)
  • GOULD LUNDY, Kathy. Attention, Please! How to Make Speaking in Class Presentable, Enjoyable and Memorable for All. Pembroke Publishers, 2009. (15:4)
  • PATTERSON, Kathy. Text Me a Strategy: How to Encourage Students to Develop the Skills They Need to Become Independent Learners. Pembroke Publishing, 2009. (15:3)
  • SWARTZ, Larry and Debbie Nyman. Drama Schemes, Themes & Dreams: How to Plan, Structure and Assess Classroom Events that Engage all Learners. Pembroke Publishers, 2010. (16:1)

Audio Visual Resources

  • ACKERMAN, Nance. Four Feet Up. National Film Board of Canada. 2009. (15:5)
  • Canada's Links to the World: Canada and Its Trading Partners. McIntyre Media and Mythic Productions, 2010. (16:1)
  • GRANJON, Pierre-Luc Granjon. Le printemps de Mélie/ Molly in springtime. National Film Board of Canada, 2009.
  • OBOMSAWIN, Alanis. Alanis Obomsawin: The Collection 270 Years of Resistance. National Film Board of Canada. (15:3)
  • Pioneer Life in Canada. McIntyre Media. 2009. (15:5)
  • The Sweetest Embrace: Return to Afghanistan. Written and directed by Najeeb Mizra. National Film Board of Canada, 2008. (16;1)

French Materials

  • BARCELO, François. Le menteur et la rouspéteuse (Collection Chat de gouttiere). Illustrated by Anne Villeneuve. Soulières Éditeur, 2010. (16:1)
  • BARRY, Frances. Sauvons les animaux: un livre à rabats. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • BATEMAN, Robert. Habitats en danger. Éditions Scholastic/Madison Press, 2009. (15:4)
  • BEAUDET, Pascale. Alice et Bélinda. Illustrated by Alain Reno. La courte échelle, 2009. (15:3)
  • BERGERON, Alain M. La fort aux mille nains (Series Le Chat-ô en Folie). Illustrated by Fil et Julie. Les editions FouLire Inc., 2009. (15:5)
  • BERGERON, Alain M. La guerre des cadeaux (Series Le Chat-ô en Folie). Illustrated by Fil et Julie. Les editions FouLire Inc., 2009. (15:5)
  • BERGERON, Alain M. La reine des loups noirs (Series Le Chat-ô en Folie). Illustrated by Fil et Julie. Les editions FouLire Inc., 2009. (15:5)
  • BINKOW, Howard. Howard B. Labougeotte apprend à écouter. Illustrated by Susan Cornelison. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:2)
  • BLAND, Nick. Sortez de mon livre! Éditions Scholastic, 2010 (15:4)
  • BOISVERT, Jocelyn. Personne ne voit Claire. Soulieres editeur, 2010. (15:5)
  • BROUILLET, Chrystine. Catherine et Stéphanie Vol. I. Illustrated by Philippe Brochard. La courte échelle, 2010. (16:2)
  • CANTIN, Reynald. Mes parents sont gentils mais ... tellement peureux! Illustrated by May Rousseau. Les éditions FouLire, 2009. (15:3)
  • CHILD, Lauren. Je ferai extrêmement très attention. La courte échelle, 2009. (15:3)
  • CHILD, Lauren. Ma dent ne doit absolument jamais tomber . La courte échelle, 2009. (15:3)
  • CHILD, Lauren. Mais où sommes-nous, très exactement? La courte échelle. 2009. (15:3)
  • CLERMONT, Marie-Andrée (ed.). Héros du destin. Vents d'Ouest, 2010. (16:2)
  • DELAUNOIS, Angèle. Je grandis (Collection: Ombilic # 16). Illustrated by François Thisdale. Éditions de l'Isatis, 2010. (16:2)
  • DICK, Tommy. Objectif: survivre (La Collection Azrieli des mémoires de survivants de l'Holocauste). La Fondation Azrieli, 2009. (16:1)
  • DUCHESNE, Christiane. Quel beau petit! Ilustrated by Barbara Reid. Éditions Scholastic, 2010 (15:4)
  • DUHAMIE, André and Hélène Leclerc. Adrénaline. Éditions Vents d'Ouest, 2009. (15:3)
  • EMBERLEY, Rebecca and Ed Emberley. Petit Poulet (Chicken Little). French text by Hélène Rioux. Éditions Scholastic, 2009. (15:5)
  • FERNANDES, Eugenie.. Miaou! Le printemps! Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (15:4)
  • FREUND, John Freund. La fin du printemps (La collection Azrieli des Mémoires de Survivants de l'Holocauste). The Azrieli Foundation, 2009. (16:2)
  • FULLMAN, Joe. Les Amérindiens.(Initiation to Civilizations). Texte français de Marie-Carole Daigle. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • FULLMAN, Joe. Les Celtes (Initiation to Civilizations). Texte français de Marie-Carole Daigle. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • FULLMAN, Joe. Les Chinois (Initiation to Civilizations). Texte français de Marie-Carole Daigle. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • FULLMAN, Joe. Les Grecs (Initiation to Civilizations). Texte français de Marie-Carole Daigle. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • GAUTHIER, Gilles. Babouche (Premier roman - Hors série; Babouche vol. 1). Illustrated by Pierre-André Derome. La courte échelle, 2010. (16:2)
  • HODGKINSON, Leigh. Souris! French text by Claire Dé. La courte échelle, 2009. (15:3)
  • HUGHES, Susan. Oiseaux de chez nous. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • KAMARA, Mariatu & Susan McClelland. Le sang de la mangue. La courte échelle, 2009. (16:1)
  • LAFLAMME, Sonia K. Les hommes de mas (Corrigan #17). Illustrated by Christine Delezenne. Éditions de l'Isatis, 2010. (16:2)
  • LAROUCHE, Nadya. L'étrange affaire du 413 (Collection Girouette). Vents d'Ouest, 2010. (16:2)
  • LEE, Quinlan B. Planète Terre: La boite à lecture (Je lis avec series). Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:2)
  • LITTLESUGAR, Amy. Willy et Max: Une histoire de l'Holocauste. Illustrated by William Low. French text by Martine Faubert. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (15:5).
  • MCCOMBIE, Karen. Animaux (et compagnie) !(Indie Kidd Series). Illustrated by Lydia Monks. La courte échelle, 2009. (15:3)
  • MCCOMBIE, Karen. Je (ne) suis (pas) riche, riche, riche! (Indie Kidd Series: # 5) Illustrated by Lydia Monks. La courte échelle, 2009. (15:2)
  • MENARD, Johanne. Marco Polo (Connais-tu? Vol. 3). Illustrated by pierre Berthiaume. Éditions Michel Quintin, 2010. (16:2)
  • MENARD, Johanne. Erik le Rouge (Connais-tu? Vol. 4). Illustrated by pierre Berthiaume. Éditions Michel Quintin, 2010. (16:2)
  • MERCIER, Johanne. Brad: L'affaire Poncho del Pancha. Illustrated by Christian Daigle. Éditions FouLire, 2009. (16;1)
  • MERCIER, Johanne, Reynald Cantin, and Hélène Vachon. Le Trio rigolo - Mon coup de foudre. Les editions FouLire, 2010. (15:5)
  • MILES, Ellen. Mission: Adoption - Princesse. Texte françaisby Laurence Baulande. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • Mon petit livre du zoo. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • MUNSCH, Robert. Mets-moi dans ton livre! Illustrated by Michael Martchenko. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (15:4)
  • OLDLAND, Nicholas. L'ours qui aimait les arbres. French text by Claudine Azoulay. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (15:5)
  • PARKER, David. J'écoute (Je suis fier de moi series). Illustrated by Sylvia Walker& Joy Allen. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • PARKER, David. Je prends la bonne décision (Je suis fier de moi series). Illustrated by Sylvia Walker& Joy Allen. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (16:1)
  • PELLETIER, Josée. Mes parents some gentils mais…tellement bornés! Illustrated by May Rousseau. Éditions FouLire, 2009. (15:3)
  • PELLETIER, Maryse. Un couteau sur la neige. Soulières Éditeur, 2010. (16:1)
  • PLANTE, Raymond. Marilou Polaire. Illustrated by Marie-Claude Favreau. La courte échelle, 2009. (15:3)
  • ROBICHAUD, Danielle. Comptines bleues. Illustrated by Christian Mercier. Bouton d'or Acadie, 2010. (15:4)
  • ROUX, Paul. Petite Angélique. Bouton d'or Acadie, 2009. (15:4)
  • SMITH, Elizabeth. L'autobus magique parmi les requins. Illustrated by Carolyn Bracken.French text by Isabelle Allard. Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (15:5)
  • SOULIÈRES, Robert. Le visiteur du soir. Soulières Éditeur, 1980, 2010. (16:2)
  • STINE, R. L. Chair de poule/Horrorland : Le cri du Masque Hante. Texte français by Natalie Beunat. Éditions Scholastic, 2009. (16;1)
  • TURCOTTE, Élise. Rose Derrière le rideau de la folie. Illustrated by Daniel Sylvestre. La courte échelle, 2009. (15:4)
  • WALSH, Melanie. 10 idées écolos, aujourd'hui je protège ma planète. French text by Claude Cossette. Éditions Scholastic, 2010 (15:4)
  • WILHELM, Hans. Je n'aime pas les chats (Collection: Je peux lire - niveau 1). Éditions Scholastic, 2010. (15:4)
  • YUE, Jiazhen. Derriére cette porte…/Behind this door… Illustrated by Sheila Liu. Chinese text by Jue Jiazhen. French translation by Patrick Baert. English translation by Allison Mitcham. Bouton d'or Acadie, 2010. (15:5)