Novels

The following novels offer developed themes for Grade 10 and 11 students.
The novels marked “Enriched” have language and content that will challenge students with vulnerable reading skills.
 
 History and Frontiers
 

The Alchemist’s Daughter
Renaissance Mystery 
Grade 10
Enriched

Water
Metis woman holds keys to survival of the planet
Grade 11
Wild Talent
late Victorian spiritualist adventure
Grade 10
Enriched
The First Vial
14th Century Black Plague adventure
Grade 10
The Story Of Blue Eye
First Nations adventure
Grade 10
Alexander’s Way
First Nations Adventure
Grade 11
 
 
Decisions
 
The Monkeyface Chronicles
bullied boy seeks unique revenge
Grade 10
His Sweet Favour
teen actress must decide her direction
Grade 11
Return to Bone Tree Hill
Teen must acquit herself of murder
Grade10
Wild Talent
teen must travels to worlds beyond to learn the truth she seeks
Grade 11
Fish House Secrets
troubled teen finds his path in solitude
Grade 10
Sandbag Shuffle
two street-smart teen vagabonds capitalize on natural disasters
Grade11
One Year Commencing
teen must take position in divorced family
Grade10
   
 
Environments
 
The Dance of the Snow Dragon
Buddhist Himalayan quest
Grade 10
Enriched
Sandbag Shuffle
teens work the con during the great flood if Winnipeg
Grade 11
Smoke That Thunders
provocative African adventure
Grade10
Water
unique and frightening technology in a futuristic earth
Grade 11
The Snow Queen
19th century Scandinavia evoked in this quest
Grade 10
Enriched
The Fungus Garden
Human’s world is transposed on a termite colony
Grade11
Enriched
The First Vial
woman fights her way through the 14th Century Black Plague
Grade10
Site Dreams
futuristic prairie region evolves in toxic waste site
Grade11
We Are Still Here
survival of future civilization set in the arctic
Grade11
   
  
Justice and Fairness
 
 
The Monkeyface Chronicles
justice and revenge blur for a bullied youth
Grade 10
Cheating Fate
teens rely on each other in the face of impeding doom
Grade 11
Where The Rocks Say Your Name
mining town teens struggle for identity
Grade 11
Enriched
Water
future survival on a ravaged Earth creates moral dilemma for protagonist
Grade 11
The Women On The Bridge
human toll of 1885 Frog Lake Massacre
Grade 11
Enriched
   
 
Journeys To Identity
 
 
The Monkeyface Chronicles
deformed boy discovers his power and self worth
Grade 10
Cheating Fate
teen friends fear they will die if they are separated
Grade 11
Enriched
The First Vial
woman determines her destiny on 14th century male world
Grade 10
His Sweet Favour
teen girl coming of age rituals
Grade 11
Enriched
The Dance of the Snow Dragon
Young Buddhist survives rite of passage
Grade 10
We Are Still Here
arctic family gathers outcasts to survival
Grade 11
Fish House Secrets
Troubled teen finds his path in solitude
Grade 10
Sandbag Shuffle
Legless youth determines his independence
Grade 11