Rush Hour

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers looks at the evolution of traffic, how it's affecting the environment and practical things young people can do to help. Illustrated with photographs.

Why Humans Work

Illustrated By: Suharu Ogawa

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book explores why we work and why people around the world end up in the jobs, careers and professions they do.

Managing Student Behavior

This practical book provides an in-depth understanding of student behavior, along with many effective, evidence-based strategies that support positive change. Although there is no one-size-fits-all answer, when these strategies are applied consistently they will have a profound effect on classroom behavior that will last.

The Witness Blanket

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers, illustrated with photographs, tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a work by Indigenous artist Carey Newman that includes items from every residential school in Canada and stories from the Survivors who donated them.

Quiet, Please!

In this delightful picture book, a young giraffe is desperate to find a quiet place to read where his noisy brothers and sisters won’t find him.

Sulfur Heart

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Will returns home after his father is killed under mysterious circumstances.

It's A Hit!

After Wil comes out as a trans boy, his dad wants him to have the experiences he loved - including baseball camp. Wil doesn't know anything about baseball, but Taylor, the athletic son of queer moms, is determined that Wil get a hit before the summer ends.

The Magic Shell

Illustrated By: Diana Mungaray

Pigeon Pea has a lot of questions about their family and ancestors one afternoon. Auntie entrusts them with a magic cowrie shell that whisks Pigeon Pea back in time and across continents to visit with their great-great-great-great-great-great grandmothers and others, including their orisha.

The Ooze

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, queer trans teen Bran tries to uncover what is causing everyone around him to start acting so violently.

One Last Job

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Michael convinces his grandfather, a retired cat burglar, to help him steal back a valuable necklace.

Calm

A quiet board book full of soothing messages to encourage adult readers to stay calm and co-regulate with the babies and toddlers in their lives.