Young Adult

Young Adult

These books for young adults explore subjects ranging from friendship to social justice and everything in between.

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This thoughtful Groundwork Guide compares the American Empire to those of the past, including the British, Roman, Chinese, Incan and Aztec empires.


A literally spellbinding story about chasing love, fighting family, losing friends and starting all over again.

Focus. Click. Wind.

It’s 1968, and the Vietnam War has brought new urgency to the life of a seventeen-year-old aspiring photojournalist.

Future History 2050

Can a series of notebooks smuggled from the year 2050 change the past to save the future?


Street gangs have exploded worldwide and this title in the Groundwork Guides series exposes the roots of the problem.


This thoughtful book in the Groundwork Guides series helps young readers understand the difficult subject of genocide.


What is genocide? Why does it happen? What can be done to prevent it from happening again? These urgent questions are explored in an expanded edition.

Go Home

In a small New Hampshire town, two teenagers from vastly different backgrounds find their future dreams challenged by family trauma and racism.

Good for Nothing

Kicked out of residential school, a Metis teenager must try to rediscover his people's old ways and learn the truth about his father's death.

Hip Hop World

A fascinating and critical look at hip hop, the world's most popular music, and what it means to young people all over the globe.

I Was Cleopatra

The provocative fictional memoir of a boy actor in Shakespearian London.

I'll Be Watching

A compelling multi-voiced verse novel about four orphaned children struggling to survive in a hidebound prairie town in the early 1940s.