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By Kenneth Oppel

While Kenneth Oppel may be known for his brisk plots and inventive premises, he reveals himself as a modern-day Farley Mowat in his latest effort, an all-Canadian thriller set in the late 18oos against the…

March 7, 2014 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction

By Tamara Faith Berger

Brought back into the world as a single-volume reprint, Little Cat offers “substantially revised” versions of Tamara Faith Berger’s first two novels: 1999’s Lie with Me and 2001’s The Way...

June 3, 2013 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Lemony Snicket; Jon Klassen, illus.

The Dark is a fantastic collision of literary phenomena: Lemony Snicket and Caldecott Medal winner Jon Klassen (This Is Not My Hat), who together create a story evoking the spooky old poem “In a Dark,…

May 21, 2013 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Dan Bar-el; David Huyck, illus.

It’s not just free candy and costumes that spur kids to start getting excited about Halloween sometime in mid-January, it’s also the idea that, on this one night, the rules don’t apply and anything c...

October 18, 2012 | Filed under: Book links