Jamie Bastedo - Gr. 8 - 12, Set in Canada's far north, this book is a fascinating blend of both fact and fiction. Sixteen year old Ashley, who's from Inuit and French Canadian descent, is haunted by strange, ominous dreams. When a classmate's mangled body is found outside of her Arctic town, Ashley's dreams take on a frightening twist. Many of the problems, northern communities face today are touched upon in this fast paced novel for teens.
On Thin Ice - by Jamie Bastedo. The story of Ashley Anowiak, a gifted northern youth struggling to understand her spiritual connection to polar bears while seeking answers about her culture, climate and environment seem to be crumbling all around her.