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.

Sharks Forever

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers examines the biology, habitat and mythology of, threats to and latest research on sharks. It asks us to look at sharks as friends not foes.

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.

Listen Up!

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, illustrated with color photographs throughout. Young readers will discover how to listen to the sounds of nature and what they can tell us about the health of the planet.

Welcome, Dark

Illustrated By: Rachel Wada

A stunningly illustrated picture book that introduces young readers to the importance of night as a time for animals to thrive, rains to fall, winds to blow and the world to rest.

The Science of Boys

Illustrated By: Gracey Zhang

Science nerd Emma Sakamoto wants to reinvent herself. When a popular girl seeks Emma’s help getting a boy to like her, Emma applies scientific laws to a perplexing subject—boys. But do people conform to scientific principles? The results are unpredictable in this story about the struggle of fitting in and the complexity of friendship.

Mathematizing Student Thinking

Mathematizing Student Thinking outlines an approach to mathematics instruction that emphasizes making connections to the lived experiences of students. It supports teachers in providing students with problems that are meaningful, engaging, and purposeful and support students as independent, critical thinkers.

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.

Who's Looking?

Illustrated By: Cornelia Li

In this gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book, a young girl and her baby sister explore the land around them while various animals and insects look on. The art reflects the world as viewed by the animals, along with the text explaining some science behind each animal's unique type of vision.

Fashion Forward

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book explores the social and environmental issues in the fashion industry and how kids can make it more sustainable.

Salmon

Part of the Orca Wild series, this nonfiction book for middle-grade readers explores the iconic life cycle of salmon, their contributions to the ecosystem and their struggle for survival. Illustrated with photos throughout.

What Animals Want

Illustrated By: Julie McLaughlin

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book gives young readers the tools to think about the physical, social and emotional needs of pets, farm animals and wild animals using the Five Freedoms.

Conservation Canines

Foreword by: Anjelica Huston

This nonfiction book for middle readers examines the lives of dogs who work with humans to find new ways to solve environmental problems. Included are stories and examples of dogs working in the field to conserve wildlife.

Upstream, Downstream

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines our relationships with watersheds and what we need to do to protect them for future generations.

Ruff Day

Illustrated By: Sabrina Gendron

In this partially illustrated early chapter book and the second book in the Charlie's Rules series, eleven-year-old Charlie and his new best friend, Amy, figure out why a puppy is attacking its owner and save both her and the dog’s lives.