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Jackson has a way with words. Troubled by his parent's impending break-up and his inability to win the girl of his dreams, he realizes he must do something. When his mother stops cooking, Jackson's teenage appetite is at stake. Quelling his hunger at a pizza parlour run by his friend Mrs. Landsberg, a former librarian, Jackson is given a gold medal in the form of a pizza. With the use of the medal, Jackson discovers that he is able to physically project himself into any book that he reads. After many exciting, frightening and humorous adventures, Jackson's life comes together. A wonderful blend of food and literature.
This vivid account of the brutal student massacre in Tian An Men Square is portrayed through the eyes of seventeen-year-old Alex. Separated from his father, a CBC news cameraman, he is helped by some students, to escape with his illegal videotapes.
Hubbo O'Driscoll is back! This sequel picks up where Easy Avenue left off. Hubbo is now living on a farm in the Gatineau Hills with the O'Driscoll's and has taken on the responsibility of looking after a derelict covered bridge. There is plenty of humour and word play.
Eleven-year-old Claire wants to enter a float in the Heritage Day Parade. As she works in her back yard, a cat, named Cortex, who belonged to an early settler a hundred years ago, starts talking to her.
This lively story of the adventures of little Sawiti, during her first year of life, is greatly enhanced by the excellent real-life photographs of killer whales in the waters off the West Coast of Canada.