What I Leave Behind (12+)

What I Leave Behind (12+)

What I Leave Behind Author: Alison McGhee Recommended age group: 12 years+ Description: A 100-page book with 100 chapters of 100 words each.  A small book with a big punch.  It might be small but it’s not easy to read. Will walks and walks and walks trying to walk out...
The Last Time We Say Goodbye (13+)

The Last Time We Say Goodbye (13+)

The Last Time We Say Goodbye Author: Cynthia Hand Recommended age group: 13 years+ Description: All of the feelings and behaviours are felt in this book about surviving after suicide. Lexie is dealing with her parents divorce after their inability to cope with her...
Eggs (9+)

Eggs (9+)

Eggs Author: Jerry Spinelli Recommended age group: 9 years+ Description:David and Primrose both come together at a difficult time in their life while trying to make sense of their own loss.  While bonding together over their shared feelings, they use all the emotions...
Inkling (13+)

Inkling (13+)

Inkling  Author: Kenneth Oppel Recommended age group: 13 years+ Description: A fun and lighthearted (to a point) book where the hero is an ink blot.  Inkling escapes from a sketchbook created by Ethan’s dad and Ethan uses Inkling to help his dad remove the creative...
Bridge to Terabithia (13+)

Bridge to Terabithia (13+)

Bridge to Terabithia Author: Katherine Paterson Recommended age group: 9 years+ Description: A beautiful story of friendship and loss, it is centred around the relationship between Jess & Leslie and the long summer afternoons they spent creating an enchanted land...