Rachel Bird

A compelling mystery about teenage Rachel and her sister who move in with the grandparents they never knew. They soon learn their newfound family isn’t the only secret being kept on the ranch.

Under the Iron Bridge

Desperate to escape joining the Hitler Youth, Paul stumbles across the Edelweiss Pirates, a secret German organization of teenage rebels leading a dangerous campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.

Names in a Jar

Forced to flee her home and change her name to disguise her Jewish identity, Anna Krawitz becomes Maria Nowak, a Catholic farm girl, to hide from the Nazis. But when the war ends, how will her sister find her?

Content Advisory: rape, sexual assault

Just Lucky

After her grandfather dies and her grandmother can no longer take care of her, fifteen-year-old Lucky must navigate the foster care system. Lucky soon learns that foster placements are lonely, some can even be dangerous, and none of them feel like home.

The Stone Rainbow

Seventeen-year-old Jack Pedersen is finding life complicated ever since coming out. Complications go into hyper-drive when a new student arrives at school, and Jack starts experiencing feelings that he’s never allowed himself before.

On the Spectrum

The unexpected responsibility of caring for her autistic brother during her summer in Paris turns out to be just the adventure that Clara needed.

Caterpillars Can't Swim

Ryan, who uses a wheelchair, is at his most confident when he's in the water. When he rescues his schoolmate, Jack, from the water their lives become connected, whether they like it or not. Ryan keeps Jack's secret about that day, but with Jack dogged by rumours about his sexuality at school, Ryan feels that Jack still might need help.

Undiscovered Country

Cat’s life is divided. Before her mom died, she had happiness and purpose. Now, everything seems meaningless. When Cat finds a volunteer program that will send her to South America, she thinks she can escape from her grief. But life as a “voluntourist” is not an escape, and the new people and places Cat meets bring challenges she never expected.

Breaking Faith

Faith’s story starts before drugs. Before her family falls apart. Before she becomes consumed by the need to “chase the dragon,” the heroin addiction that keeps the Darkness at bay, but leads her to live on the street. The determination to find love and comfort that lures Faith to drugs is the same stubborn force that can drive her to recover.

Saying Good-bye to London

Francis is a shy 15-year-old when he meets confident, 16-year-old Sawyer. Sparks fly, and Sawyer gets pregnant. Francis has a lot of growing up to do, and it seems like he's being forced to do it all at once. Sawyer decides to give the baby up for adoption, but that’s just the start. Where will they be when it’s time to say good-bye to baby London?

Don't Tell, Don't Tell, Don't Tell

When his only friend goes missing, Frederick – who has Asperger’s – doesn’t know what to do. His friend Angel made him promise not to tell anyone about her plan to run away, but when the police call Frederick in for questioning his loyalty to her may have done more harm than good.

War In My Town

Bruna lives an idyllic life in a small Italian village in the 1940s, with the worries and joys of any fourteen-year-old girl. The reality of WWII seems far away from her life. But war does come, and as Nazi soldiers occupy her village Bruna must help her family cope with their dangerous new reality. A true story.

The Farmerettes

Six girls just out of high school spend the summer of 1943 on a farm, doing the work of the men who are off fighting the war in Europe. We follow the stories of Helene, Peggy, Binxie, Isabel, Jean, and the mysterious "X." Friendship, romance, hardship, and heartbreak shape their summer, all against the backdrop of the Second World War.

Soldier Doll

A soldier doll began its life in England during the World War I, then moved on to Nazi Germany in the 1930s, a Czech concentration camp during World War II, Vietnam in 1970, through the aftermath of 9/11 to the present day, until fifteen-year-old Elizabeth finds it.

Rachel's Promise

The story that began in Rachel's Secret continues, as Rachel struggles as a Jewish refugee after leaving Russia for Shanghai and Sergei tries to survive amongst the revolutionary turmoil of St. Petersburg Russia.

Until Today

Kat is alone with a secret she doesn’t want to keep, but can’t risk telling. A victim of longtime abuse, she is torn between keeping it secret and protecting another from her abuser.

What Happened to Ivy

In David's family, life revolves around his disabled younger sister Ivy. David's feelings for her veer between love and resentment, patience and exasperation, until an accident forces him to confront his own guilt, the meaning of mercy, and what can be forgiven.