Oculum Echo

As Echo1 wakes from an 83-year sleep to search for life in the wasteland, the children of Oculum flee the Unruly and their stolen weapons, desperately trying to reach the safety of MedFell Hall.

Weird Rules to Follow

In this novel for middle readers told in vignettes, Mia and her best friend, Lara, have very different experiences growing up in a northern fishing community in the 1980s.

Hidden on the High Wire

From celebrated author Kathy Kacer comes the story of Irene, a young Jewish girl raised at the circus in Nazi Germany, who must perform the balancing act of her life to keep herself and her mother alive.

Mortimer

Mortimer T. Flightdeck, Future YouTube Sensation, has big plans for ratkind: he’ll join the International Space Station (ISS) and document his experiments on the human astronauts to prove rats are much better than humans when it comes to colonizing Mars. But when his schemes go awry, he is forced to face new truths about dreams and friendship.

The Case of the Rigged Race

The Mighty Muskrats are ready for another adventure! When a sled-dog race at the annual Trappers Festival turns into a mysterious whodunit, the four cousins must solve the case and help the lead dog to victory!

AWOL

In this graphic novel for middle readers, everyone in eleven-year-old Leah’s family is affected by her father’s PTSD.

Amo's Sapotawan

Illustrated By: Rhian Brynjolson

With her sapotawan ceremony fast approaching, Amo must choose her mithikowisiwin, a gift she will develop through apprenticeship. Her sister, Pisim, chose to become a midwife; others gather medicines or harvest fish. But none of those feel quite right.

What will Amo’s mithikowisiwin be? How will she know what is right for her?

ValHamster

Emmy is the greatest zombie fighter of all time. Fire, rage, and fury are this hamster’s weapons of choice and woe to any undead human crossing her path. Betrayed by those she loves, Emmy runs away, determined to eradicate the zombie threat. But she discovers that there’s no honour in fighting for yourself.

Hermit Hill

In this graphic novel for early middle readers, the youngest member of a ragtag crew of kids feels left out of a big project and finds himself a group of magical moon creatures to lord over.

A Bend in the Breeze

When Pascale Chardon finds herself on a lifeboat drifting toward an uncharted island with no memory of how she got there, all she wants is to get back to her family. The islanders, however, have been waiting for a legendary visitor for many decades and aren’t willing to let Pascale go home so easily.

It's A Hit!

After Wil comes out as a trans boy, his dad wants him to have the experiences he loved - including baseball camp. Wil doesn't know anything about baseball, but Taylor, the athletic son of queer moms, is determined that Wil get a hit before the summer ends.

Valley of the Rats

When Krish and his father take a camping trip to Ladakh, he convinces himself they’ll bond, despite Krish’s fear of germs and the outdoors. They become lost in a storm and stumble onto the hidden village of Imdur. The Imdurans are very secretive and can’t let Kabir and Krish expose their existence to outsiders.

The Gift of the Little People

Illustrated By: Rhian Brynjolson

Helpless to stop a deadly illness, Rocky Cree Elder Kakakiw struggles to help the sick as more and more people pass into the spirit world. To save his people, Kakakiw must overcome doubt to trust in traditional teachings and the gift of the Little People.

This is a companion story to The Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Ithiniwak series.

The Overwood

In this high-interest accessible novel for middle-grade readers, 14-year-old Blue Jasper has to face an old foe from Faerieland who has made her way into his world.

Willpower

In this high-interest accessible novel for middle-grade readers, a young teen with extraordinary mental abilities tries to save her father.

Lost

In this high-interest accessible novel for middle-grade readers, teen sleuths Sam and Annabel solve a mystery in the Arctic that has ties to the Franklin Expedition.

Maxed Out

In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, after his dad dies, twelve-year-old Max struggles to balance playing hockey with supporting his grieving mother and a brother who is autistic.

On Cue

In this high-interest accessible novel for middle-grade readers, fourteen-year-old Randi has to balance theater studies with caring for her brother, who is autistic.