Get Out and Vote!

Illustrated By: Emily Chu

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book introduces readers to voting around the world and discusses why it matters, and challenges young people to exercise their democratic right to cast a ballot.

Pas de chevaux dans la maison!

Illustrated By: Anna Bron

Un superbe livre d’images qui raconte la vraie histoire de Rosa Bonheur, une artiste française du XIXe siècle qui a défié les attentes genrées de son époque et bouleversé le monde de l’art avec ses peintures animalières d’un grand réalisme.

Boldly Go

In this novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Houston is on his way to the International Space Station as part of a NASA study.

Cargo

Illustrated By: Jérôme Peyrat

In this contemplative illustrated picture book, a gull travels with the captain of a container ship as he crosses the sea to deliver his cargo before returning home to his child.

Grizzly Bears

This nonfiction book introduces middle-grade readers to grizzly bears. Featuring photos throughout, it discusses the bears' biology, habitats and threats to survival, and how scientists, conservationists and young people are working to protect grizzly populations.

Star Eaters

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, a teen discovers a stowaway on his spaceship designed to seek out new energy sources.

AWOL

In this graphic novel for middle readers, everyone in eleven-year-old Leah’s family is affected by her father’s PTSD.

The Late, Great Endlings

This STEM-based, illustrated nonfiction picture book introduces readers to several well-known animal and insect endlings, the last known survivors of a species, while discussing the mass extinction crisis facing our planet and what kids can do to make a difference.

Superpower?

Illustrated By: Belle Wuthrich

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book explores the history, development, applications and ethics of wearable technology.

Weird Rules to Follow

In this novel for middle readers told in vignettes, Mia and her best friend, Lara, have very different experiences growing up in a northern fishing community in the 1980s.