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155.9 VO 2015
Vo, Dzung X. The mindful teen : powerful skills to help you handle stress one moment at a time. Oakland, CA : Instant Help Books, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Inc., .
Offers a mindfulness program to help teenagers deal with stress in healthy ways, improve communication, and reduce conflicts with family and friends.
Campanella, Thomas J. The concrete dragon : China's urban revolution and what it means for the world. 1st ed. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2008.
Atwood, Margaret, 1939-. Payback : debt and the shadow side of wealth. Toronto, ON : Anansi, 2008.
Margaret Atwood explores the idea of debt as a central motif in the history of religion, literature, and the structure of human societies, looking at debt as a powerful metaphor in the human imagination.
Sanger, David E. The Inheritance : the world Obama confronts and the challenges to American power. 1st pbk. ed. New York : Three Rivers Press, c2009.
531. ALL 2016
Allman, Toney. The importance of the laws of motion. San Diego. CA : ReferencePoint Press, .
"On the shoulders of giants" -- Isaac Newton -- A revolutionary perspective -- Simple laws equal abundant change -- The laws of motion and the contemporary world. Examines how Isaac Newton arrived at the theory of the three laws of motion, which are the basis of modern physics, as well as what has resulted from the widespread acceptance of this theory.
551.1 PAR 2016
Parks, Peggy J., 1951-. The importance of plate tectonic theory. San Diego. CA : ReferencePoint Press, .
Early scientific beliefs -- Development of the plate tectonics theory -- Many layers of mystery -- Protecting human life -- Plate tectonics and global climate. Examines how scientists arrived at the theory of plate tectonics, as well as what has resulted from the widespread acceptance of this theory.
612.8 DOW 2015
Dow, Mike. The brain fog fix : reclaim your focus, memory, and joy in just 3 weeks. 1st ed. Carlsbad, Calif. : Hay House, Inc., .
"A new epidemic is sweeping the country. Some people call it "ADHD," "scatter brain," or "brain fog." And some people simply say they "just don't feel like themselves"--and haven't for a long time. People are thinking and feeling worse than ever. Why? Because our brains are not getting the support they need to produce the essential brain chemicals that keep us energized, calm, focused, and inspired.
Costandi, Moheb, author. 50 ideas you really need to know : the human brain.
616 ALL 2016
Allman, Toney. The importance of germ theory. San Diego. CA : ReferencePoint Press, .
Examines how scientists arrived at the theory that many diseases are caused by the invasion of the body by microscopic living organisms (germs), as well as what has resulted from the widespread acceptance of this theory.
616.85 FOR 2007
Ford, Emily, 1979-. What you must think of me : a firsthand account of one teenager's experience with social anxiety disorder. Oxford ; : Oxford University Press, 2007.
The author presents her personal struggles with social anxiety disorder and how she was able to overcome it; and offers information on its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
629.22 BAI 2016
Bailey, Devon. Classic bikes : a collection of iconic & much-loved classics. Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, .
An overview of the history of classic motorcycles.
629.222 BAI 2016
Bailey, Devon. Classic cars : a collection of iconic & much-loved classics. Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, .
An introduction to antique and classic cars that provides information about the histories of these cars, including theChevrolet Corvette, Ford Thunderbird, Lamborghini Diablo, Volkswagen Beetle and more.
Boorer, Wendy. all colour book of Dogs : Dogs. London : Octopus Books, 1975.
Morgan, Diane, 1947-. The simple guide to choosing a dog. Neptune City, NJ : TFH Publications, c2003.
Rees, Yvonne. The complete book of cats. New York : Crescent Books ;, c1993.
Surveys the world of cats from ancient Egypt to the present, including practical advice on caring for and breeding cats.
Tubby, Linda. Solo : inspirational cooking for one. London England: Kyle Books, 2015. ©2015.
Cooking for one is a satisfying and rewarding exercise; it needn't be a dull, repetitive cycle of the same meals and endless leftovers.
Kondō, Marie. The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing. 1st American ed. Berkeley [California] : Ten Speed Press, .
"This ... guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her ... KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. Whereas most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, the KonMari Method's category-by-category, all-at-once prescription leads to lasting results."--Provided by publisher.
741.5 CAR 2014
Carroll, Emily. Through the woods. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, .
"A collection of five spine-tingling short stories"--Provided by publisher.
741.5 TAM 2015
Tamaki, Jillian, 1980-. SuperMutant Magic Academy. 1st ed., April 2015. [Montréal, Québec] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2015.
"SuperMutant Magic Academy is a prep-school for mutants and witches but their paranormal abilities take a back seat to everyday teen concerns. Science experiments go awry, bakesales are upstaged, and the new kid at school is a cat who will determine the course of human destiny."--Provided by publisher.
Deadpool the complete collection : volume 1. DAN BUCKLEY.
Daniel Way's hilarious, action-packed run begins here! When the Merc with a Mouth is hired to rub out Wolverine, sparks will fly! But when both men can regenerate any wound in minutes, how can either one expect to finish off his foe? And whoever wins will have to face Wolverine's murderous son,
796.334 LAT 2016
Latham, Andrew. Soccer smarts for kids : 60 skills, strategies & secrets. Berkeley, California : Rockridge Press, 2016.
"Coach Latham has put one in the back of the net with a book that players, parents, and coaches will find useful. I recommend it for all soccer lovers." --Sam Snow, Director of Coaching, US Youth Soccer
796.334 VEC 2014
Vecsey, George. Eight world cups : my journey through the beauty and dark side of soccer. 1st ed. New York : Times Books, Henry Holt and Co., 2014.
George Vecsey of The New York Times shares his experience with the last eight World Cups.
796.334 WOR 2014
Worrall, Frank. Luis Suarez : the biography of the world's most controversial footballer. London : John Blake, 2014.
Looks at the life and career of professional soccer player Luis Suárez.
Crofton, Ian. World history : 50 key milestones you really need to know. London : Quercus, 2011.
Wright, Ronald, 1948-. A short history of progress. Toronto : House of Anansi Press, 2004.
Halle, Louis Joseph, 1910-. The Cold War as history. 1st HarperPerennial ed. New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991.
Hoffman, David E. (David Emanuel). The dead hand : the untold story of the Cold War arms race and its dangerous legacy. 1st Anchor Books ed. New York : Anchor Books, 2010, c2009.
Jones, Michael K. Leningrad : state of siege. New York : Basic Books, 2008.
LeVine, Steve, 1957-. Putin's labyrinth : spies, murder, and the dark heart of the new Russia. Random House trade pbk. ed. New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2009.
Geyer, Flora. Mao Zedong : the rebel who led a revolution. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2007.
Presents a concise biography of Mao Zedong, who led the Chinese Communist Party to victory during the Chinese Civil War in 1949 becoming the nation's leader until his death in 1976.
Chandrasekaran, Rajiv. Imperial life in the emerald city : inside Iraq's green zone. 1st ed. New York : Knopf, 2006.
Former "Washington Post" reporter Rajiv Chandrasekaran recounts his experiences in Baghdad, where he watched the city's residents struggle to rebuild their lives in the midst of the American occupation.
967.7305 RAW 2016
Rawlence, Ben, author. City of thorns : nine lives in the world's largest refugee camp.
Combining intimate storytelling with investigative journalism, City of Thorns takes us inside Dadaab, the world's biggest and most notorious refugee camp, through the stories of the people who live there. For readers of Behind the Beautiful Forevers and What Is the What. To charity workers, Dadaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it's a "nursery for terrorists"; to the western media, it's a dangerous no-go area; but to its half a million residents, it is their last resort.
Campbell, Kim, 1947-. Time and chance : the political memoirs of Canada's first woman prime minister. Toronto ; : Doubleday Canada, c1996.
BC 323 LEW
Lewis, Stephen, 1937-. Race against time. Toronto : House of Anansi Press, 2005.
Context: It shames and diminishes us all -- Pandemic: My country is on its knees -- Education: An avalanche of studies, little studying -- Women: Half the world, barely represented -- Solutions: A gallery of alternatives in good faith.
BC FIC COE
Coelho, Paulo. The alchemist. 25th anniversary ed., English version. New York, N.Y. : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, .
"Tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different--and far more satisfying--than he ever imagined"--Provided by publisher.
BC FIC HIL
Hill, Lawrence, 1957-. The book of negroes. Toronto : HarperCollins., 2007.
Young Aminata Diallo is abducted from her West African home in 1745 and sold into slavery in North Carolina; but on a trip to New York City with her master, she escapes in the midst of an anti-British demonstration and helps the British transport hundreds of slaves to freedom in Nova Scotia.
BC FIC TIL
Tillage, Leon Walter, 1936-. Leon's story. Sunburst ed. [New York] : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000, c1997.
Autobiography of Leon Water Tillage who was a sharecropper in North Carolina in the 1940s.
FIC AHD 2015
Ahdieh, Renée. The wrath & the dawn. New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), .
In this reimagining of The Arabian Nights, Shahrzad plans to avenge the death of her dearest friend by volunteering to marry the murderous boy-king of Khorasan but discovers not all is as it seems within the palace.
FIC ALB 2015
Albertalli, Becky. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens agenda. 1st ed. New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, .
"Sixteen-year-old, not-so-openly-gay Simon Spier is blackmailed into playing wingman for his classmate or else his sexual identity--and that of his pen pal--will be revealed"--Provided by publisher.
FIC ALE 2016
Alexis, André, 1957-. Fifteen dogs : an apologue. 1st ed. Toronto, ON : Coach House Books, .
"AndrÉ Alexis's contemporary take on the apologue offers an utterly compelling and affecting look at the beauty and perils of human consciousness.... Alexis manages to encapsulate an astonishing range of metaphysical questions in a simple tale about dogs that came to know too much"--Back cover.
FIC ARM 2015
Armstrong, Kelley. The masked truth. [Toronto, Ont.] : Doubleday Canada, .
"Riley Vasquez is haunted by the brutal murders of the couple she was babysitting for. Max Cross is suffering under the shadow of a life-altering diagnosis he doesn't dare reveal. The last thing either of them wants is to spend a weekend away at a therapy camp alongside five other teens with "issues." But that's exactly where they are when three masked men burst in to take the group hostage. The building has no windows. The exits are sealed shut. Their phones are gone. And their captors are on a killing spree. Riley and Max know that if they can't get out, they'll be next, but they're about to discover that even escape doesn't equal freedom."--Dust jacket.
FIC ARM 2016
Armstrong, Kelley, author. City of the lost.
Casey Duncan once killed a man and got away with it. But that's not why she's on the run. Her best friend's ex has found Diana again, despite all Casey has done to protect her. And Diana has decided the only way she'll ever be safe is if she finds the mythical town she's heard of where people like her can go to hide.
FIC ARM 2016
Armstrong, Kelley. Forest of ruin. New York, NY : HarperCollins, .
"Desperate to outmaneuver the evil Alvar Kitsune, Moria allies with Gavril, while Ashyn discovers that she is the key to a ritual that could reawaken an ancient dragon and turn the tide of the coming battle in their favor."--Provided by publisher.
FIC AVE 2016
Aveyard, Victoria, author. Cruel crown. First edition.
In two revealing prequels to Red Queen, Queen Coriane recounts her heady courtship with the crown prince, the birth of a new prince, Cal, and the potentially deadly challenges that lay ahead for her in royal life. Meanwhile, Captain Farley exchanges coded transmissions with the resistance-- and stumbles upon a connection that may prove to be the key to an attack on the Nortan capital: Mare Barrow.
FIC AVE 2016
Aveyard, Victoria. Glass sword. New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, .
As the struggle between the growing rebel army and the blood-segregated world escalates, Mare, who has the red blood of the common folk but also the silver ability to control lightning, must fight against the darkrness that has grown in her soul.
Brooks, Kevin. The bunker diary. 1st American ed. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Lab, 2015.
Sixteen-year-old Linus Weems, a street person since leaving his wealthy father's home, is kidnapped and taken to an underground bunker where he is soon joined by five others, ranging in age from nine to seventy, who are alternately cared for and tortured by their unseen captor.
FIC CLA 2016
Clare, Cassandra. Lady midnight. 1st ed. New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books,
"Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs and her parabatai Julian Blackthorn race to stop a demonic plot that threatens Los Angeles"--Provided by publisher.
FIC CRO 2015
Crowder, Melanie. Audacity. New York, N.Y. : Speak, 2016.
"A historical fiction novel in verse detailing the life of Clara Lemlich and her struggle for women's labor rights in the early 20th century in New York"--Provided by publisher.
FIC FAR 2014
Farizan, Sara. Tell me again how a crush should feel. 1st ed. Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin, 2014.
High school junior Leila's Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates at Armstead Academy, and if word got out that she liked girls life would be twice as hard, but when a new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual, so she struggles to sort out her growing feelings by confiding in her old friends.
Fry, Stephen, 1957-. Making history : a novel. 1st U.S. ed. New York : Random House,
German physicist Leo Zuckermann, the son of a Nazi doctor, teams up with graduate student Michael Young in an attempt to travel to the past and prevent the birth of Adolf Hitler, but upon their return to an altered future, they discover their plot was not altogether successful.
Gaston, Bill, 1953-. The order of good cheer : a novel. Toronto : House of Anansi Press, 2008.
FIC GRE 2015
Greenway, Rosie. Hannah both ways. Winnipeg, MB : Rebelight Pub., 2015.
A devastating Twitter prank yanks Hannah out of the popular crowd and turns her into the high school's best bad joke. Determined to finish the year and graduate, Hannah must keep the humiliating details from her impulsive mother-who just might pack up their belongings and move.
FIC HAR 2014
Harvey, Alyxandra. A breath of frost. New York : Walker Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury, 2014.
When three cousins in 1814 London discover their magical powers and family lineage of witchcraft, they accidentally open the gates to the underworld allowing the spirits of dark witches known as the Greymalkin Sisters to hunt and kill young debutante witches for their powers.
FIC HAW 2015
Hawkins, Scott. The library at Mount Char.
Carolyn's not so different from the other people around her. She likes guacamole and cigarettes and steak. She knows how to use a phone. Clothes are a bit tricky, but everyone says nice things about her outfit with the Christmas sweater over the gold bicycle shorts. After all, she was a normal American herself once. That was a long time ago, of course. Before her parents died. Before she and the others were taken in by the man they called Father. In the years since then, Carolyn hasn't had a chance to get out much. Instead, she and her adopted siblings have been raised according to Father's ancient customs.
Kagawa, Julie. The immortal rules. Don Mills, Ont. : Harlequin Teen, c2012.
Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a vampire city, until she too becomes an immortal vampire. Forced to flee into the unknown, outside her city walls, she joins a ragged band of humans who are seeking a legend -- a possible cure to the disease that killed off most of humankind and created the rabids, the mindless creatures who threaten humans and vampires alike.
FIC LEA 2015
Leavitt, Martine, 1953-. Calvin. Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2015.
"In the town of Leamington, Ontario, a seventeen-year-old boy is suddenly stricken by a schizophrenic episode and wakes up in hospital. The boy<U+2019>s name is Calvin, and he is plagued by hallucinations. As the hallucinations persist, Calvin comes to believe that the answer lies in performing one grand and incredible gesture. And so he decides to walk across Lake Erie. In January.
Lyga, Barry. Game. 1st pbk. ed. New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2014.
After solving a deadly case in the small town of Lobo's Nod, seventeen-year-old Jazz, the son of history's most infamous serial murderer, travels to New York City to help the police track down the Hat-Dog Killer.
Marchetta, Melina, 1965-. Jellicoe Road. 1st pbk. ed. New York : HarperTeen, 2010, c2006.
Abandoned by her drug-addicted mother at the age of eleven, high school student Taylor Markham struggles with her identity and family history at a boarding school in Australia.
FIC PON 2016
Pons, Lele, 1996-. #Surviving high school : do it for the Vine : a novel. 1st Galley Bks. hardcover ed. April 2016. New York : Gallery Books, 2016.
An autobiographical novel featuring Lele Pons trials and tribulations of high school in Miami, Florida.
FIC RUB 2015
Ruby, Laura. Bone Gap. 1st ed. New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.
Eighteen-year-old Finn, an outsider in his quiet Midwestern town, is the only witness to the abduction of town favorite Roza, but his inability to distinguish between faces makes it difficult for him to help with the investigation, and subjects him to even more ridicule and bullying.
FIC SAM 2015
Sampson, Natalie Corbett, 1976-. Aptitude. 1st ed., 2015. [Canada] : Fierce Ink Books, 2015.
A young girl named Hessa finds her life forever changed when the Protectors arrive at her door and she is arrested not knowing what she has done, but after a visit from the Judicians in her cell she begins to piece together the horrific facts of a crime that she is on trial for.
FIC SHU 2015
Shusterman, Neal. Challenger deep. 1st ed. New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, .
"A teenage boy struggles with schizophrenia"--Provided by publisher.
Smith, John C. The scarlet sentinels. Victoria, BC : Agio Publishing House, 2012.
"'The scarlet sentinels' spans a period of one year at a large Royal Canadian Mounted Police detachment in the Interior region of British Columbia. Although written as a novel, this story accurately reflects the kinds of events that typically occur in the police world, presented graphically and in the lingua franca that is particular to this work."
FIC STO 2014
Stone, Juliana. Boys like you. Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Fire, .
When Monroe Blackwell, who is spending the summer at her grandmother's Louisiana bed-and-breakfast, meets Nathan Everets, who has a court-appointed job there, they share, and begin to recover from, their respective feelings of loss and guilt.
FIC WIL 2012
Wilson, John, 1951 Aug. 2-. Lost Cause. Victoria, BC : Orca Book Publishers, c2012.
Armed only with an old key, an address and a ticket to Barcelona, Steve sets out to solve a seventy-five-year-old mystery. Oh yeah, and to enjoy the European vacation he's been dreaming about. What he hasn't bargained for is coming face-to-face with the realitites of war, and his dead grandfather's involvement in a conflict that haunted him all his life.
Wynne-Jones, Tim. The emperor of any place. 1st ed. 2015. Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2015.
"When Evan's father dies, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his desk--the book his father had been reading when he passed away. It is the diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a small Pacific island in World War II. Why was his father reading it? Who was the American soldier also stranded there? And what could this possibly mean for Evan
FR FIC ARM
Armstrong, Kelley. L'invocation. Paris : Castlemore, c2011.
Chloé a été envoyée par son père et sa tante à Lyle House, institut psychiatrique pour adolescents. Elle dit voir des fantômes et les médecins la croient schizophrène. Mais un patient lui annonce qu'elle a peut-être des dons de nécromancienne.
QR 428.62 BAR
Barber, Terry, 1950-. David Suzuki. [Edmonton, AB] : Grass Roots Press, 2006.
QR FIC TUL 2015
Tullson, Diane, 1958-. Foolproof. [Victoria, B.C.] : Orca Book Publishers, 2015.
Seventeen-year-old Daniel's new girlfriend says she loves him, says she'd do anything for him. She makes Daniel feel like anything is possible. So he ignores her lies. It's not like Cyn is a bad person. Until Daniel finds out just what Cyn has been using him for."--Back cover.
REF 907.2 STO 2008
Storey, William Kelleher. Writing history : a guide for Canadian students. 2nd ed. Don Mills, ON : Oxford University Press, c2008.
Writing History offers a wealth of advice to help students research and write assignments for history classes. Designed for Canadian students in all areas of the discipline, this book includes up-to-date information and examples from the works of cultural, political, and social historians onfinding a research topic, interpreting source materials, performing internet searches, avoiding plagiarism, and more. With an expanded section on using online resources and a new chapter on writing assignments, including research proposals, book reviews, and essay exams, Writing History is an ideal supplement to any history course that requires students to conduct research.
REF 909 STR 2011
Strayer, Robert W. Ways of the world : a brief global history with sources. Boston, MA : Bedford/St. Martins, c2011.