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Orca Currents GoReader Vol 5
(Finding Elmo, Hypnotized)
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ISBN: 9781459801820
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Sep/01/2012
Fiction Ages 10-14
Availability: In stock.
Price:  $49.95
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    Each GoReader features:
  • Two complete hi-lo novels from the Orca Currents series
  • Arrives at your school or library ready to play
  • No downloads, CDs, or cassettes
  • Batteries and headphones included

Book details:
Finding Elmo by Monique Polak
Fifteen-year-old Tim loves his job at his dad's pet store, partly because he gets to spend time with his best friend, a black cockatoo named Elmo. But things at work have been tense since the store moved to a larger, more expensive location. To make extra money his father rents out the store's exotic birds for parties and Tim is furious at this exploitation of his friend. When Elmo is stolen from one of the parties, the police are unconcerned about the theft. Tim and his new human friend, Sapna, set out to find Elmo and discover that Elmo is more valuable than they'd ever imagined.

Hypnotized by Don Trembath
Rufus and his sister Alexa hate each other at the best of times. When Rufus's friend Phil manages to hypnotize Alexa, Rufus is ready to enjoy the power. They begin by ordering Alexa to be kind to her parents and Phil. The plan backfires when Alexa sweetly suggests canceling an expensive family vacation in favor of a week at home playing board games. Then Alexa turns on the charm with Phil and suddenly Rufus has to deal with a lovesick amateur hypnotist. Rufus is certain it can't get any stranger until Alexa, still in her hypnotic state, is kind to the brother she's always hated and Rufus is more confused than he's ever been.

by: T Wilson-Scorgie - June 24, 2013
"We have had a lot of success in motivating reluctant readers in grade 6 using the Orca 'Go Reader' audiobooks. It is great to see the students enthusiastic about the reading process."

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Middle-school fiction
for reluctant readers

Key Features:
Contemporary stories
Compelling characters
Ideal for Lit Circles
Ideal for Independent Reading

Teaching Resources:
Teachers' Guides
Resource Guides
Accelerated Reader
Lexile levels

Reinforced Library

ISBN and collection information:
Paperbacks: $9.95
Library Bound: $16.95
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