High-Interest / Low Reading Level
Blue Moon by Marilyn Halvorson
Can Bobbie Jo transform an old mare into a champion barrel racer?
Breathless by Pam Withers
Beverly is in Hawaii helping her uncle at his dive shop, learning how to dive, and trying to lose weight and get a boyfriend.
Bull Rider by Marilyn Halvorson
Layne wants nothing more than to follow in his father’s footsteps and be a bull rider.
Camp Wild by Pam Withers
Does Wilf have what it takes to survive the river?
Charmed by Carrie Mac
Izzy finds she is one in a long line of girls ensnared in prostitution, with no way to escape.
Dead-End Job by Vicki Grant
Can Frances make it through the night shift?
Death Wind by William Bell
Allie is caught up in a tornado that threatens to destroy everything.
Fastback Beach by Shirlee Matheson
On probation for car theft, Miles has to stand up to his friends and do the right thing.
Flower Power by Ann Walsh
Callie’s mother has chained herself to the neighbor’s tree and won’t come down until he agrees to leave the tree standing.
Grind by Eric Walters
When Wally is badly injured skateboarding, Philip must decide what is more important – skating or making things right with his friends.
Hemingway Tradition by Kristin Butcher
Shaw Sebring is 16 and trying desperately to understand and accept his father’s recent suicide.
Hit Squad by James Heneghan
Aiming to get back at the bullies at school, four kids swear vengeance against their tormentors.
Home Invasion by Monique Polak
Josh is not happy that he has a new stepfather and begins entering homes to observe “regular families.”
Juiceby Eric Walters
The story of a high school football team that is tempted by the devil of the sports world: steroids.
Kicked Out by Beth Goobie
Dime moves in with her wheelchair-bound brother to avoid the fighting at her parents’ house.
My Time as Caz Hazard by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
When Caz’s behavior seems to contribute to a classmate’s suicide, she must take a hard look at her life.
No More Pranks by Monique Polak
Pete has to pull the most important prank of his life to bring about justice.
No Problem by Dayle Campbell Gaetz
One misstep causes Curt’s life to plummet into the depths of depression and addiction.
One More Step by Sheree Fitch
On a trip with his mother and her beau, Julian finds that love and happiness come in many guises.
Overdrive by Eric Walters
When a street race goes terribly wrong, Jake must make some tough choices.
Queen of the Toilet Bowl by Frieda Wishinsky
Renata learns to be proud of who she is.
Refuge Cove by Lesley Choyce
On a sailing trip off the Newfoundland coast, Greg stumbles upon a family stranded in a lifeboat.
Snitch by Norah McClintock
Josh had been living in a group home after being ratted out by a friend, but has now moved in with his brother and must learn to control his anger.
Something Girl by Beth Goobie
15-year-old Sophie is abused by her father and has just been dumped by her boyfriend.
Sticks and Stones by Beth Goobie
No one expects Jujube to fight back when her reputation takes a beating.
Sudden Impact by Lesley Choyce
When Kurt is hurt in a soccer game and ends up in the hospital Tina tries to help, but nobody will tell her what is wrong and his parents don’t want her around.
Thunderbowl by Lesley Choyce
Jeremy wants to make it in the music business. Does he have what it takes?
Tough Trails by Irene Morck
Buying an old horse at the auction, Ambrose saves it from the meat buyers, but can the horse survive the rigors of the mountains?
Trouble with Liberty by Kristin Butcher
When rumors start, Val is torn between trusting new friend Liberty and old friend Ryan.
Truth by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
When a prominent member of the community is killed at a house party, many of the town’s teenagers know who did it.
Who Owns Kelly Paddik? by Beth Goobie
Sent to a secure facility because she is a danger to herself, Kelly wants only to escape.
Wired by Sigmund Brouwer
Champion skier Keegan is almost hurt in a dangerous trap set for one of his teammates.
Yellow LIne by Sylvia Olsen
Trying to balance his community’s prejudice and his own values, Vince is forced to take a stand.
Zee’s Way by Kristin Butcher
Zee is torn between making a statement and making art.