It’s hard to say what sounds crazier, running non-stop for 160 kilometers in the middle of a Yukon winter in sub-zero temperatures or running 243 kilometers across the Sahara Desert in temperatures which can soar to nearly 50 degrees Celsius! Ray Zahab would probably have agreed that both of these challenges sound crazy and yet he also knew that he just had to try them. Having never run in a regular marathon in his life
Like every other seventeen-year-old living in a small Canadian town, Danny has no idea what to do with his life once he graduates. His immediate future doesn't look that promising either, according to his friends. Who hasn't felt awkward around the opposite sex, especially when your friends are pushing you to do things you are not comfortable with?
But all that changes when Danny suddenly finds himself at the beginning of the summer, working for
In The Taming, the usual high school hierarchy reigns, with Evan and Katie on opposite sides of the social scale. He is rich, arrogant, and even though he is the new kid he has no trouble fitting in. Katie, on the other hand, is shy and likes to stay in the background. However, when she wins the lead the school's production of Taming of the Shrew, her confidence onstage triggers a change inside. When Evan asks her out, Katie cannot believe her good fortune.
Canadian author Janet McNaughton's Dragon Seer's Gift continues the story of the ancient history fantasy novel, first brought to life in her best selling Dragon Seer.
While Dragon Seer is set in 8th century Orkney, off the northern coast of Scotland, Dragon Seer's Gift fast forwards to the rugged Newfoundland winter landscape
Kenneth Oppel’s This Dark Endeavour: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein has it all! Oppel has created a story about Frankenstein as a sixteen year old boy living in the 1800’s. Victor’s twin
Shana would do anything for her best friend Carrie, even if it means breaking the law by lying under oath. She thought that she was doing the right thing by saving her friend from a molester but soon she starts to doubt her choice and wonders i
I’m not a kayaker, but First Descent is a whitewater adventure so full of strategy, muscle, and energy that it
Last Airlift: a Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue from War tells the story of Tuyet, a 9 year old girl liv
Celebrated author Eric Walters turns out another winner with End of Days, an apocalyptic novel with a scientific slant. More than 30 years after its launch into space, a satellite is