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Shelter
By (author): Lois Peterson   Illustrated by: Taryn Gee
ISBN: 9781459825536
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $24.95
Part of the Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this book answers the questions young people have about homelessness and its causes, effects, possible solutions and what we can all do help.
What Animals Want
By (author): Jacqueline Pearce   Illustrated by: Julie McLaughlin
ISBN: 9781459825659
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $24.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series, this book gives young readers the tools to think about the physical, social and emotional needs of pets, farm animals and wild animals using the Five Freedoms.
Sorry For Your Loss
By (author): Joanne Levy
ISBN: 9781459827073
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 264
Price: $10.95
In this novel for middle readers, twelve-year-old Evie befriends a boy who is grieving the loss of both his parents.
The Wolf Mother
By (author): Hetxw'ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson)   Illustrated by: Natasha Donovan
ISBN: 9781553799788
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Pages: 32
Price: $23.00
Follow along as award-winning author Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson) introduces young readers to a pack of gray wolves, including a striking black female pup. Will the young wolf’s bold spirit help her find a new pack of her very own?
Ciel In All Directions
By (author): Sophie Labelle   Translated by: Andrea Zanin
ISBN: 9781772602036
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 192
Price: $10.95

Life is anything but ordinary for non-binary trans teen Ciel and their friends Stephie and Liam, from growing their YouTube channel to campaigning for their school’s LGBT Alliance!

A Terrible Tide
By (author): Suzanne Meade
ISBN: 9781772602111
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 208
Price: $11.95

When an earthquake and tidal wave batters Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula and destroys her family’s home, thirteen-year-old Celia must dig deep for courage she didn’t know she had.

Unstoppable
By (author): Helen Wolfe   Illustrated by: Karen Patkau
ISBN: 9781772602098
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 24
Price: $19.95

Ten very different disabled women, from neurosurgeon Dr. Karin Muraszko to environmental activist Greta Thunberg, who are making a difference in the world.

Conservation Canines
By (author): Isabelle Groc   Foreword by: Anjelica Huston
ISBN: 9781459821606
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $24.95
This nonfiction book for middle readers examines the lives of dogs who work with humans to find new ways to solve environmental problems. Included are stories and examples of dogs working in the field to conserve wildlife.
Upstream, Downstream
By (author): Rowena Rae
ISBN: 9781459823921
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 48
Price: $19.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines our relationships with watersheds and what we need to do to protect them for future generations.
Houston, Is There A Problem?
By (author): Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781459828735
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 256
Price: $10.95
In this novel for middle readers, thirteen-year-old Houston Williams is offered an opportunity to attend a prestigious NASA space camp.
Guardians of Porthaven
By (author): Shane Arbuthnott
ISBN: 9781459827042
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 336
Price: $12.95
In this science-fiction novel for middle readers, just as fifteen-year-old Malcolm prepares to take on the traditional role of Guardian of his city, he learns some shocking truths about his family.
Govern Like a Girl
By (author): Kate Graham
ISBN: 9781772602104
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pages: 112
Price: $22.95

Kate Graham introduces us to the thirteen women who have become first ministers (provincial premiers and, in one case, prime minister) in Canada, and shows how their strength and ingenuity led them each to govern like a girl.

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