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The Forest of Reading® is Canada's largest recreational reading program! This initiative of the Ontario Library Association (OLA) offers eight reading programs to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages. The Forest® helps celebrate Canadian books, publishers, authors and illustrators. More than 250,000 readers participate annually from their School and/or Public Library. All Ontarians/Canadians are invited to participate via their local public library, school library, or individually.

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Read "The Comic Book War The Comic Book War" by Jacqueline Guest available from Rakuten Kobo. It's 1943 and World War II is raging. Robert Tourond is home in Calgary, but his three brothers are all figh. Comic Book Superheroes, Comic Book Heroes, Comic Books, Indigenous Peoples Day, Cosmic Comics, Maze Runner Movie, Memory Books, Historical Fiction, The Dreamers

It’s 1943 and World War II is raging. 15-year-old Robert Tourond is safe at home in Calgary, but his three brothers are all overseas, fighting the Nazis. A dreamer, Robert closely follows the exploits of his three favourite comic book heroes – Captain Ice, Sedna of the Sea and the Maple Leaf Kid – who also battle the bad guys in the monthly comics he spends his allowance on. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

Zomboy by Richard Scrimger: A zombie enrolls at a middle school, turning everything upside down. His arrival signals that things aren't quite right in the town of Dresden, and a human student must team up with the zombie to save the town. Evil Dead, Writer Humor, Words Can Hurt, Summer Reading Lists, Call Of Duty, Resident Evil, Paperback Books, Zombies
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From the imagination of one of Canada’s funniest writers for young readers comes the story of a creepy young zombie named Imre Lazar, who, in spite of a few special challenges, is integrated into a regular classroom at Dresden Public School in Ontario. No one is less sure about the school board’s decision than narrator Bob, but his fearless best friend, Evil-O, is Imre’s greatest defender. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

On her first voyage as a stewardess aboard the Empress of Ireland, Ellie is drawn to the solitary fire stoker who stands by the ship’s rail late at night, often writing in a journal.   Jim. Ellie finds it hard to think of his name now. After their wonderful time in Quebec City, that awful night happened. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit. Trudie Styler, Library Association, The Empress, Word Out, Match Making, Enough Is Enough, Wonderful Time, My Books, Encouragement
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On her first voyage as a stewardess aboard the Empress of Ireland, Ellie is drawn to the solitary fire stoker who stands by the ship’s rail late at night, often writing in a journal. Jim. Ellie finds it hard to think of his name now. After their wonderful time in Quebec City, that awful night happened. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

The Night Flyer's Handbook: The Strange Gift of Gwendolyn Golden 1 by Philippa Dowding Paperback) for sale online Weird Gifts, Independent School, Anger Issues, Book Trailers, Weird Stories, Critical Thinking, My Books, Fiction, Shit Happens
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This morning, I woke up on the ceiling ... So begins the strange story of Gwendolyn Golden. One perfectly ordinary day for no apparent reason, she wakes up floating around her room like one of her little brother’s Batman balloons. Puberty is weird enough. Everyone already thinks she’s an oddball with anger issues because her father vanished in a mysterious storm one night when she was six. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

Read "The Rule of Three" by Eric Walters available from Rakuten Kobo. One shocking afternoon, computers around the globe shut down in a viral catastrophe. At sixteen-year-old Adam Daley's hi. Book 1, The Book, New Books, Books To Read, Rising Storm, Rule Of Three, School Computers, Ya Novels, Books For Teens
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A person can last 3 minutes without air, 3 days without water, 3 weeks without food. A community begins to die in just seconds. One shocking afternoon, computers around the globe shut down in a viral catastrophe. At sixteen-year-old Adam Daley’s high school, the problems at first seems to be a typical electrical outage, until the students discover the cell phones are down, municipal utilities are failing. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel. Riding across Canada on The Boundless, a train carrying a mysterious and priceless treasure, Will Everett engages the help of a traveling circus as he is pursued by thieves and murderers. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Ex Libris, Nail Biting, Design Poster, Graphic Design, Branding, Chapter Books
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Will Everett wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but after his family’s fortunes change, he finds himself with a first-class ticket for The Boundless. The longest, most glamorous locomotive in the world, it stretches more than eleven kilometres long and pulls an astounding 987 cars: passenger cars, shooting galleries, gardens, an onboard swimming pool, cinema and much more. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

Summer Days, Starry Nights: Vikki VanSickle "Dirty Dancing without the dirty" Ya Books, Good Books, Teach Dance, Night Book, Great Smiles, Dance Lessons, Book Study, Dirty Dancing, Under The Stars

A famous rock star, a family secret and a boy with a great smile make for one unforgettable summer. It's 1962, and thirteen-year-old Reenie Starr comes alive the minute guests begin to arrive at her family's summer resort. She dreams of the day she can run Sandy Shores, and she spends her time helping out at the resort, swimming, climbing trees, and singing under the stars. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

Lynn's life is full — choir practice, school, shopping for the perfect jeans, and dealing with her free-spirited mother. Then one day her life is saved by a mysterious girl named Blossom, who introduces Lynn to her own world and family — both more. Ya Books, Book Club Books, Book Lists, Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Mysterious Girl Names, Realistic Fiction, Christian School, Fiction And Nonfiction
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Lynn’s life is full — choir practice, school, shopping for the perfect jeans, and dealing with her free-spirited mother. Then one day her life is saved by a mysterious girl named Blossom, who introduces Lynn to her own world and family — both more bizarre, yet somehow more sane, than Lynn’s own. Blossom’s family is a small band of outcasts and eccentrics who live secretly in an ingenious bunker beneath a city reservoir. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

(eBook) How to Outrun a Crocodile When Your Shoes Are Untied: My Life is a Zoo Series, Book 1 by Jess Keating. A wild romp, filled with humor and heart!

Ana didn't ask to be named after an anaconda. She didn't ask for zoologist parents who look like safari guides. And she definitely didn't ask for a twin brother whose life goal seems to be terrorizing her with his pet reptiles. Now, to make matters worse, her parents have decided to move the whole family INTO the zoo! Item available for borrowing as part of Red Maple - Fiction Kit.

Read "Dead Man's Switch" by Sigmund Brouwer available from Rakuten Kobo. Sigmund Brouwer, with nearly three million books in print, will have thrill seekers of all ages on the edge of their sea. Dead Man's Switch, Book 1, This Book, Read Dead, Canada 150, Free Books Online, Books For Teens, Book Authors, Fiction
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Messages can be sent in many ways. From a method as ancient as a carving on a tree, to lettering in plain view that just needs to be seen in a different light. To binary digits sent through cyberspace. To a video from a friend. King knows this, because he's been getting those messages. Item available for borrowing as part of the Red Maple - Fiction Kit.