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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Mistik Lake

A stunning novel about what happens when you don't follow your heart, and the lies and secret suffering that can continue to haunt you.

Money Boy

Ray is a sixteen-year-old Chinese immigrant who is just trying to fit in, but is forced to live on the streets when his father learns he is gay.

My Body in Pieces

A deeply emotional graphic memoir of a young woman’s struggles with self-esteem and body image issues.

My Book of Life by Angel

A stunning verse novel about a sixteen-year-old sex worker trying to survive in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside during the time of the Pickton murders.

No Safe Place

A timely and gripping novel about four young migrants who seek safe haven in England and end up adrift in the English Channel.

Oil

This Groundwork Guide explains the ascent of giant petroleum companies and how they seized control of oil fields and markets around the world.

Ophelia

Two teenaged outsiders establish an uneasy truce in this visually arresting, one-of-a-kind collage-style novel.

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.

Skud

In this award-winning novel, four guys -- Tommy, Brad, Andy and Shane -- make their way through the jungle that is the last year of high school.

Slavery Today

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