Once Upon an Hour

Illustrated By: Soyeon Kim

A child is told a bedtime tale about how the 12 animals of the Korean zodiac came together to save a young character on their quest for a plant known to have healing properties in this gorgeously illustrated picture book.

Slow Moe

Illustrated By: Marianne Ferrer

A charming story about a little girl whose brother is as slow as a snail. This beautifully illustrated picture book reminds readers to be patient and supportive of the people they love.

Heart Sister

After his twin sister's death, a teenage filmmaker tries to track down the recipients of her organs in hopes that it will help his parents move on from the loss of their daughter.

Dreaming in Color

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.

Jelly Roll

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

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.”

Pia's Plans

In this high-interest accessible novel for middle readers, Pia has been desperately trying to make sure everything is perfect ever since her parents separated.

Stranded

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, after a string of bad luck, a teenage boy takes a woman up on her generous offer of free room and board. But he soon learns that things are not as they seem.

Camp Wild

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Wilf figures he's too old for summer camp and plots his escape.

Viral

When a compromising video of Lindsay at a party goes viral, Mike must find a way to protect her, even though they aren't friends anymore.

Bird's-Eye View

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle readers, this book looks at wild birds around the world, the threats to their survival and what young people are doing to conserve their populations.

Grandmother School

Illustrated By: Ellen Rooney

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.

Powwow

Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series for middle readers. Illustrated with photographs, Powwow is a guide to the dance, music and culture of this Indigenous celebration.

Heads Up

Illustrated By: Belle Wuthrich

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.

90 Days of Different

In this novel for teens, Sophie graduates from high school, her boyfriend breaks up with her because she's boring, and her best friend challenges her to try 90 different things.

One Earth

This nonfiction book for teens profiles 20 environmental defenders of color from around the world. Their individual stories show that the intersection of environment and ethnicity is an asset to protecting our planet. Illustrated with photos of each of the people profiled.