Orca Currents are short, high-interest novels with contemporary themes written specifically for middle-school students reading below grade level. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 5.0. Interest level ages 9-12

Tick Tock Terror

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Conor gets in over his head when he agrees to hide a mysterious package at the top of an amusement park ride.

Wildfire

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Dylan tries to find the source of a series of mysterious fires.

In the Buff

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Rupert visits his grandfather, Gump, at a nudist colony, and the two of them get lost in the woods while searching for Gump's beloved dog.

Gold

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Sam and Annabel are on vacation in Italy and discover a hidden stash of gold.

Camped Out

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Max can only go to summer camp if he takes his autistic brother with him.

Bullies Rule

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Daniel is forced to examine his own behavior after the teasing of a classmate gets out of hand.

Quiz Queens

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, boy-crazy Kiara convinces studious Jane to create a questionnaire to help find her soulmate.

Food Freak

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Dani is mortified by her father’s public rants about the dangers of processed foods.

Shatterproof

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, thirteen-year-old Nate gets caught up in a money-making scam based on his resemblance to a celebrity.

Taz's Recipe

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, fourteen-year-old Taz is dealing with her parents’ divorce and trying to win a cooking competition.

Bungee Jump

In this high-interest novel for middle readers, thirteen-year-old Chris is setting up a commercial bungee jump on a historical island that was once the site of a hospital for children with leprosy.

Camp Disaster

In this high-interest novel for young readers, Charlotte has to find a way to stand up to bullies at summer camp without becoming a target herself.