Get Outside!

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines the connection between humans and nature, why that connection is important and what we can learn from being outdoors. Illustrated with photographs throughout.

Save Our Seeds

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines the importance of seeds to all living things, the threats they face and why we have to preserve and conserve seeds for the future. Illustrated with photographs throughout.

What Poo Can Do

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers, illustrated with photographs throughout, explores how animals are fighting the climate crisis by pooping.

Open Science

Illustrated By: Catherine Chan

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book explores the concept of open science and how scientists around the world are working together to make research available to everyone.

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.

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.

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.