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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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The Crosswood
By (author): Gabrielle Prendergast
ISBN: 9781459826625
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle-grade readers, 14-year-old Blue Jasper must enter the enchanted Crosswood when his twin siblings are kidnapped by a Faerie king.
Finders Keepers
By (author): Melanie McFarlane
ISBN: 9781459827691
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Macy discovers a mermaid in the prairie lake near her home.
Bones
By (author): John Wilson
ISBN: 9781459821903
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Sam and Annabel learn about paleontology while solving a mystery.
Nine Doors
By (author): Vicki Grant
ISBN: 9781459827424
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Emery and Richard discover there can be serious consequences to scaring your neighbors.
Embrace the Chicken
By (author): Mahtab Narsimhan
ISBN: 9781459827431
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Shivani is horrified when her mother volunteers to cook traditional Indian food for her school's annual fundraiser.
Beyond Repair
By (author): Lois Peterson
ISBN: 9781459827523
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Cam, grieving over the death of his father, becomes worried he is being stalked.
Chick: Lister
By (author): Alex Van Tol
ISBN: 9781459828223
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Chick struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder and his father’s expectations.
Death Drop
By (author): Melanie Jackson
ISBN: 9781459828230
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Zeke gets caught up in a mystery involving a missing child, a thrill ride and a priceless piece of art.
Swiped
By (author): Michele Martin Bossley
ISBN: 9781459828247
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Trevor and his friends try to figure out who is behind the theft of a valuable hockey book.
Haunted Hospital
By (author): Marty Chan
ISBN: 9781459826205
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $10.95
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: 9781459826298
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $10.95
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.
Fish Out of Water
By (author): Joanne Levy
ISBN: 9781459826595
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $10.95
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.”
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