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2019 Sunburst Award Longlist: YA Fiction

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Attention, Sci-Fi and Fantasy fans! The Sunburst Award Committee is pleased to announce the 2019 longlist for the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic. This year’s lists are comprised of a mixture of established authors, talented newcomers, and past nominees. For a full list, see http://www.sunburstaward.org/2019-longlist
Super

Super

edition:Paperback
tagged : adventure

In 1900, Frances E. Shaw floats innocuously from her hospital bed, and changes the world forever. With Frances dawns the era of "Supers", children that develop extraordinary supernatural powers during puberty. Crime plummets. Wars stall. Magnificent children sweep the world by storm, and everyone is entranced.In the present day, all eyes are on Beata Bell, descendent of the great Frances E. Shaw. Bets are placed on which amazing power she will inherit. Flight? Telekinesis? Super hearing? Only Be …

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Tess of the Road

Tess of the Road

edition:Hardcover
tagged : medieval

Meet Tess, a brave new heroine from beloved epic fantasy author Rachel Hartman.

In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons get to be whomever they want. Tess, stubbornly, is a troublemaker. You can't make a scene at your sister's wedding and break a relative's nose with one punch (no matter how pompous he is) and not suffer the consequences. As her family plans to send her to a nunnery, Tess yanks on her boots and sets out on a journe …

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Black Chuck

Black Chuck

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

Psycho. Sick. Dangerous. Réal Dufresne's reputation precedes him. When the mangled body of his best friend, Shaun, turns up in a field just east of town, tough-as-hell Réal blames himself. But except for the nightmares, all Ré remembers is beating the living crap out of Shaun the night of his death.

Shaun's girlfriend, sixteen-year-old Evie Hawley, keeps her feelings locked up tight. But now she's pregnant, and the father of her baby is dead. And when Réal looks to her to atone for his si …

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North to Benjamin

North to Benjamin

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback
tagged : dogs, parents

Hatchet meets Maybe a Fox in this piercing novel about Edgar, a boy who has lost the ability to speak and can only bark, and his dog Benjamin as they travel through the freezing Yukon wilderness in order to stop Edgar’s mother from making a huge mistake.

Eleven-year-old Edgar knows whenever his mother gets “the look” they won’t be staying wherever they are for much longer. Soon it will be another town, another school, and, for Mom, another man. This time they’re leaving Toronto—and R …

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A World Below

A World Below

edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook

“A swift-paced survival tale that’s a cool blend of Lord of the Flies and Journey to the Center of the Earth.” —School Library Journal
“A sharp meditation on the seemingly universal difficulties of being young, smart, and uncertain.” —BCCB
“A multifaceted journey from darkness to light.” —Kirkus Reviews

A class field trips turns into an underground quest for survival in the latest middle grade novel from the author of Edgar Award winner OCDaniel.

Mr. Baker’s eighth grad …

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Not Even Bones

Not Even Bones

edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
tagged : dark fantasy

"Twisty, grisly, genre-bending and immersive,Not Even Bones will grab you by the throat and drag you along as it gleefully tramples all of your expectations." —Sara Holland,New York Times best-selling author of Everless
Dexter meets This Savage Song in this dark fantasy about a girl who sells magical body parts on the black market — until she’s betrayed.
 
Nita doesn’t murder supernatural beings and sell their body parts on the internet—her mother does that. Nita just dissects the bo …

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The Ruinous Sweep

The Ruinous Sweep

edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover

A rainy night. An empty highway. And no memory. From award-winning author Tim Wynne-Jones comes a riveting murder mystery that will keep readers enthralled until the last page.

On the night Donovan Turner is thrown out of a car on a highway in the middle of nowhere, he can barely remember his own name, let alone the past twenty-four hours. Where is he? Where is his girlfriend, Bee? In an attempt to flag down the next passing car, he startles the driver, causing a fatal accident. With sirens in th …

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