Chemical World

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle readers, this book examines the good and the bad of the chemicals we come into contact with in our daily lives.

Sea Otters

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle readers, this book looks at the important role sea otters play in the ecosystem. Readers will learn about the history of sea otters, their recovery from near extinction and how to conserve the species for the future. Illustrated with photos by the photojournalist author.

Orcas of the Salish Sea

Illustrated with stunning photographs, this nonfiction picture book introduces readers to Onyx. He’s a member of J pod, the famous family of southern resident orcas off the coast of British Columbia and Washington.

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.

Taming Plastic

A primer on plastics for middle schoolers, with information on how plastics are made, what an enormous problem they are for the environment and what can be done to clean them up.

On the Rocks

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Dylan, sent to live on a remote island with his estranged grandfather, discovers a stranded orca.

Ours to Share

This addition to the nonfiction Orca Footprints series examines how overpopulation leads to unequal sharing of the earth’s social and natural resources.

Cougar Frenzy

Illustrated By: Kasia Charko

In this illustrated early chapter book, Cricket has to convince the townspeople of Waterton, located in the heart of Waterton Lakes National Park, not to capture and relocate a cougar that they believe is being a nuisance.

Gone is Gone

Foreword by: Jane Goodall

This nonfiction book for middle readers looks at why and what species have become endangered, how scientists are learning about endangered wildlife, what people are doing to conserve species and what young people can do to help. Illustrated with unique photos by the photo-journalist author.

Orcas Everywhere

This nonfiction book for middle readers takes a deep dive into the lives of orcas (also known as killer whales). Illustrated with archival and contemporary photographs.