Snowmobile Challenge ebook

Snowmobile Challenge (ebook), by Linda Aksomitis
Snowmobile Challenge (ebook), by Linda Aksomitis

Author: Linda Aksomitis

Format: e-book, available at Amazon or Smashwords

Snowmobile Challenge, an award-winning young adult novel, was first released in 2003. Judges at the Saskatchewan Book Awards wrote: The sixteen-year-old protagonist in Snowmobile Challenge looks deeply into himself after his best friend, Riley, dies in a snowmobile accident. Brad Klein comes to understand the difference between proving oneself in a race and proving oneself in life.

Now you can read Snowmobile Challenge as an e-book!

It is available from: Smashwords and Amazon .

To find out more about this book, visit Linda’s website.

Picturing Alyssa

Picturing Alyssa, by Alison Lohans
Picturing Alyssa, by Alison Lohans

 Picturing Alyssa

Author: Alison Lohans
Publisher: Dundurn Press, Fall 2011

ISBN 978-1-55488-925-9

Alyssa is having a rough time with just about every aspect of her life. Her mom is severely depressed after the stillbirth of Alyssa’s baby sister. At school, popular Brooklynne does everything she can to make Alyssa feel even more miserable, while their classroom teacher doesn’t respect Alyssa’s family’s pacifist beliefs. When an old family photo transports her to the time of her great-grandmother Deborah, Alyssa wonders if she may have found the perfect escape.

Order from, McNalley-Robinson,,, or The Book and Brier Patch.

Also available as an ebook!

A teacher’s guide is also available for download.

Don’t Think Twice

Don't Think Twice, by Alison Lohans
Don’t Think Twice, by Alison Lohans

Author: Alison Lohans
New Edition: Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing, 2009

ISBN 978-1-894431-35-4

Original Publisher: Thistledown Press, 1997

1967: Shy 17-year-old Jan Carlson lives in Sierra Vista, California, a conservative farming town. The Viet Nam war rages. Friends’ brothers get drafted and the daily pledge of allegiance becomes a test of conscience.

1997: Thirty years later she’s living in Canada. Worried sick about her runaway daughter, Jan writes a long letter in a desperate attempt to reach out to her. She describes falling in love with brothers Tim and Rob, a tumultuous time when irrevocable choices are made.

Read a review in CM Magazine.

Download Alison’s Dont Think Twice Curriculum Tie-ins .

Shortlisted for the CLA Young Adult Book Award, 1998
Shortlisted for the Saskatchewan Book of the Year Award, 1997, Children’s Literature Category

Price: $14.95
Purchase from Laird Books or

Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing:

or directly from Alison

Also available as an ebook for Kindle (US) and Kindle (Canada) and as a Kobo at the Kobo store.

Raspberry Room

Raspberry Room, by Alison Lohans
Raspberry Room, by Alison Lohans

Author: Alison Lohans
Illustrator: Gillian Newland
Publisher: Orca Books, 2006

ISBN 978-1-55143-352-0

From the raspberry room in her backyard, Abby can see through a knothole to the house next door.  She sees the neighbors’ dog, Sparky, and pets his cold wet nose.  Then she finds herself looking into a blue, blue eye.  Who does it belong to?

See a review from CM.

Order from,, Chapters-Indigo

Also available as an ebook for Kindle at,, and other stores too.