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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Prince of Pot

Legalizing weed doesn't mean that living on a secret, family-run grow-op is easy, especially when your new girlfriend is the daughter of a cop.

Queen of Hearts

Set in a TB sanatorium during World War II, this is a haunting and ultimately joyful novel from Governor General's Award winner Martha Brooks.

Skim

Skim is a brilliant and poignant glimpse at the heartache of teen life in all its dramatic complexities.

Slavery Today

Written by leading experts, this Groundwork Guide examines modern slavery, and empowers readers to get involved in the global anti-slavery movement.

Swan Dive

A teenage refugee adapts to a new country and even finds a best friend, until the pressures of past and present collide and lead to a devastating lie.

Technology

Are we in control of technology, or does technology control us? A history of technology from the first tools of the Stone Age to the World Wide Web.

The Betrayal of Africa

This book in the Groundworks Guides series shows that today a real possibility for positive change in Africa now exists.

The Force of Law

This book in the Groundwork Guides series is a penetrating analysis of law and policing around the world.

The Mosaic

A teenaged pacifist and a PTSD-afflicted Marine form an unexpected bond over a secret buried in a decommissioned nuclear missile silo.

The News

This Groundwork Guide takes a critical look at the state of the news worldwide. Television, radio, newspaper and internet — who owns these sources?

The Saver

A stunning young adult novel about an iron-willed but endearing teenager who must fend for herself after the death of her mother.

The Servant

Faten’s happy life in her village comes to an abrupt end due to the civil war in Lebanon. An inspiring coming-of-age novel full of strength and hope.