Orca Soundings are short, high-interest novels are written specifically for teens. These edgy stories with compelling characters and gripping storylines are ones they will want to read. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 4.5; Interest level ages 12+.

Shock Wave

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, eighteen-year-old Jake is targeted by a crime boss after he unwittingly helps a teen girl break into a houseboat.

Lucky Break

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Lucy "Lucky" Graves breaks her ankle in a rugby game and jeopardizes her future.

Normal Kids

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Hannah goes on a search for her younger brother, who has disappeared with their overdue rent money, and finds unexpected romance along the way.

Airlock

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, nonbinary teen Brick must rescue the crew of the spaceship they snuck onto when it is taken over by pirates.

Racing Hearts

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Sienna trains for a triathlon in honor of her dead best friend, while falling for a mysterious jock.

Wingman

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Max suspects that his friend Trace is a victim of abuse.

Sulfur Heart

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Will returns home after his father is killed under mysterious circumstances.

Face the Music

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Tyler and his friend Mason are desperate to escape the small town they've grown up in.

Crime Club

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, sixteen-year-old Penny is surprised when her dog digs up a skeleton in the backyard.

Stuffed

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Ian decides to take a stand against a fast-food chain.

Blood Donor

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, at-risk teenagers are being kidnapped and forced to donate their blood.

I Dare You

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, amateur filmmaker Rainey has to deal with the aftermath of a prank gone wrong.

Sink or Swim

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, trans teen Bass and his girlfriend, Rosie, have to battle the elements to survive.

Blood Sport

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Jason is determined to find out the truth about his sister’s death.

Overdrive

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, Jake is involved in a street-racing accident and struggles to do the right thing.

Truth

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, teen reporter Jen investigates the murder of a local resident.