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Belle of Batoche
By (author): Jacqueline Guest
ISBN: 9781551432977
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
Belle must put aside her struggle to become the church bell ringer when those she loves are threatened during the battle of Batoche, part of the Riel Rebellion.
Blood Sport
By (author): Tash McAdam
ISBN: 9781459824362
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Jason is determined to find out the truth about his sister’s death.
Chinese New Year
By (author): Jen Sookfong Lee
ISBN: 9781459826434
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 88
Price: $12.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series, Chinese New Year is illustrated with color photographs throughout. Readers will learn how a simple gathering of family and friends grew into a weeklong, worldwide festival.
Diwali
By (author): Rina Singh
ISBN: 9781459810075
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 96
Price: $24.95
Enlivened by personal stories, Diwali illuminates and celebrates how Hindu, Sikh and Jain traditions are kept alive in the modern world in this work of nonfiction for middle readers.
Diwali Lights
By (author): Rina Singh
ISBN: 9781459819085
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 24
Price: $9.95
A dazzling board book that introduces little ones to the Indian festival of Diwali through a selection of brilliant sights and sounds.
Dreaming in Color
By (author): Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459825864
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $10.95
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a young teen is thrilled when she gets into art school but shocked to learn that some students feel she doesn’t belong there.
Embrace the Chicken
By (author): Mahtab Narsimhan
ISBN: 9781459819733
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Shivani is horrified when her mother volunteers to cook traditional Indian food for her school's annual fundraiser.
Grandmother School
By (author): Rina Singh   Illustrated by: Ellen Rooney
ISBN: 9781459819054
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Price: $19.95
This brilliantly illustrated picture book tells the story of the Aajibaichi Shala, the Grandmother School, that was opened in Phangane, India, in 2016 to teach local grandmothers how to read and write.
He Who Dreams
By (author): Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459811027
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a soccer star surprises everyone by signing up for Indigenous dance classes.
Heads Up
By (author): Melanie Siebert   Illustrated by: Belle Wuthrich
ISBN: 9781459819115
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 192
Price: $24.95
This nonfiction book for teen readers is a guide to understanding mental health and coping with mental illness, trauma and recovery. It features real-life stories of resilient teens and highlights innovative approaches to mental health challenges.
Him Standing
By (author): Richard Wagamese
ISBN: 9781459801769
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price: $9.95
When an Indigenous carver agrees to produce a spirit mask for a mysterious stranger, he falls under the spell of a dangerous sorcerer from the dream world.
Hockey Night in Kenya
By (author)s: Eric Walters, Danson Mutinda   Illustrated by: Claudia Dávila
ISBN: 9781459823617
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 104
Price: $7.95
In this illustrated short chapter book, two Kenyan orphans get to experience the joy of playing ice hockey.
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