Orca Book Publishers

Browse by Category

Books 13 - 24 of 794 results
1 2 3 4 >
A Boy in War
By (author): Jan De Groot
ISBN: 9781550391671
Publisher: Sono Nis Press
Pages: 186
Price: $13.95
A Cage Without Bars
By (author): Anne Dublin
ISBN: 9781772600698
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 136
Price: $10.95
In this novel for middle-grade readers, a brother and sister are kidnapped and taken into slavery, along with hundreds of other Jewish children, in fifteenth-century Portugal.
A Chanukah Noel
By (author): Sharon Jennings   Illustrated by: Gillian Newland
ISBN: 9781897187746
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 24
Price: $15.95
Charlotte, a young Jewish girl, is fascinated by Christmas. By coming to the aid of a friend she gets the chance to participate in the traditions.
A Childhood Adrift
By (author): René Goldman
ISBN: 9781988065175
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 328
Price: $14.95
An eloquent personal narrative detailed with historical research and commentary, A Childhood Adrift explores identity, closure, disillusionment and the anguish of silenced emotions.
A Drastic Turn of Destiny
By (author): Fred Mann
ISBN: 9781897470084
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 96
Price: $14.95
"n Germany I was 'Jewboy'; in Brussels I was 'boche'; in France I was 'undesirable'; in Portugal I was a 'refugee'; and in Jamaica I was simply a non-entity . . . I was a pariah in an exploding world."
A Family Outing
By (author): Ruby Remenda Swanson
ISBN: 9781770864764
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pages: 392
Price: $24.00
The process of a child coming out to a parent results in that parent having to "come out" to her extended family, co-workers, neighbors, and friends as the mother of a gay man.
A Friend Like Iggy
By (author): Kathryn Cole   Withs: BOOST Child & Youth Advocacy Centr,    Photographs by: Ian Richards
ISBN: 9781772600841
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 32
Price: $18.95
A photo-based storybook about Iggy, a dog trained to support children who have experienced abuse.
A Friend Like Zilla
By (author): Rachna Gilmore
ISBN: 9780929005713
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 84
Price: $5.95
A Grain of Rice
By (author): Nhung N. Tran-Davies
ISBN: 9781926890258
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Pages: 154
Price: $10.95
A story about a young refugee's courage and inner strength as she escapes from Vietnam during the war.
A Home Away from Home
By (author): Nicholas Read
ISBN: 9781772032192
Publisher: Heritage House Publishing
Pages: 128
Price: $19.95
An informative book for middle-grade readers about sanctuaries across North America that rescue wild animals and provide them with safe places to live.
A Long Way From Home
By (author): Alice Walsh
ISBN: 9781926920795
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 232
Price: $11.95
Thirteen-year-old Rabia and her family have fled Afghanistan and are on their way to America on the morning of 9/11, and when their plane is diverted to Newfoundland, their future is called into question.
A Month of Mondays
By (author): Joelle Anthony
ISBN: 9781772600261
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 200
Price: $11.95
In this middle-grade novel, a young girl copes with the return of her long-absent mother and a new pressure to do well at school.
1 2 3 4 >

Teacher Resources

For Educators

Teachers' guides, readers theater, reading levels and much more. See Orca's Teacher Resources.

The Justice Project The World on Either Side