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Orca Currents are short, high-interest novels with contemporary themes written specifically for middle-school students reading below grade level. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 5.0. Interest level ages 10–14.

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Fish Out of Water
By (author): Joanne Levy
ISBN: 9781459826618
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, a twelve-year-old boy is frustrated that he’s not able to do the things he loves because they’re too “girly.”
Haunted Hospital
By (author): Marty Chan
ISBN: 9781459826229
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, four young teens find themselves in serious danger during a role-playing game in a supposedly abandoned hospital.
Jelly Roll
By (author): Mere Joyce
ISBN: 9781459826311
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Jenny is looking forward to her March Break retreat. But then she finds out that the boy who bullies her at school is going too.
Pia's Plans
By (author): Alice Kuipers
ISBN: 9781459823808
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Pia has been desperately trying to make sure everything is perfect ever since her parents separated.
The Ride Home
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459821446
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, thirteen-year-old Mark adjusts to long rides on the school bus after moving to a small town to live with his grandmother.
On the Rocks
By (author): Eric Walters
ISBN: 9781459823662
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Dylan, sent to live on a remote island with his estranged grandfather, discovers a stranded orca.
World's Worst Parrot
By (author): Alice Kuipers
ISBN: 9781459823778
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Ava’s life suddenly becomes very complicated when she inherits a troublesome African gray Parrot.
Oh Brother
By (author): Sonya Spreen Bates
ISBN: 9781459824355
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Lauren is worried what will happen when her new friends realize her brother is disabled.
Who is Tanksy?
By (author): Bev Katz Rosenbaum
ISBN: 9781459820876
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Tanya is a secret rebel graffiti artist.
Double Trouble
By (author): Joanne Levy
ISBN: 9781459821354
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, twelve-year-old Victoria pretends she has an identical twin sister.
Iggy's World
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459821415
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Iggy embarrasses his family with his internet podcast.
Just Three
ISBN: 9781459821712
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $8.99
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, thirteen-year-old twins Rory and Jillian try to get their father to consider dating.
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