Category Archives: Teen Book

Subject to Change by Karen Nesbitt (124)

This is another story about a teen’s life.  It is set in a small town and it shows how a teen’s life can spiral downward to a series of let-downs. Declan’s brother is a delinquent. His performance in school is … Continue reading

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The Pain Eater by Beth Goobie (122)

Wow, I was sick with the flu last week. For the first 3 days I did nothing but slept. But then I started reading. Although I didn’t feel like doing anything else out of bed, reading became somewhat of a … Continue reading

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How to be a Bawse by Lilly Singh (242)

This is a wonderful book, and I decided to read it just in time to post my last review for this year’s Canadian Book Review Challenge. This is a book that will be of interest to the older teenage girl … Continue reading

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The Nest (81)

This is another book that was suggested in the list for the mini-challenge for the Canadian Book Review Challenge. I enjoyed this book more than the first that I read despite the fact that I don’t usually like horror stories, … Continue reading

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Martyn Godfrey (102)

Here She Is, Ms. Teeny-Wonderful By Martyn Godfrey This is a great middle-grader written by a Canadian writer. Martyn Godfrey captures the angst of the early teenage mind in a humorous way. This book was part of our Canadian Book … Continue reading

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Mountain Girl, River Girl (85)

Mountain Girl, River Girl By Ting-xing Ye This is a very eye-opening book about Chinese culture and how girls are treated. It took my breath away to learn how hard some of them have it. And yet, they seem to … Continue reading

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Growing Up: Inside and Out (74)

  Growing Up: Inside and Out Written by: Kira Vermond Illustrated by: Carl Chin This is an important book for adolescent girls and boys. It outlines in detail all the changes that girls and boys will go through during their … Continue reading

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