Orca Soundings are short, high-interest novels 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+.

Hey Jude

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, a teen tries to balance the last year of high school, a new romance and looking after her sister with mental health issues.

Double or Nothing

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, a teenage genius descends deeper into a gambling addiction and her twin sister becomes embroiled in her dangerous game.

Stranded

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, after a string of bad luck, a teenage boy takes a woman up on her generous offer of free room and board. But he soon learns that things are not as they seem.

Easy Street

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Rob has mixed feelings about his brother, Adam, being released from prison.

The Ledge

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, sixteen-year-old Nick tries to adjust to his new reality after a surfing accident leaves him partially paralyzed.

Watch Out

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, fifteen-year-old Charlie investigates a series of break-ins in his neighborhood.

Cub

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Theo enters a cooking contest and catches the eye of a celebrity restaurant owner.

Thicker Than Water

In this high-interest novel for teens, Zack has to decide between betraying a family member or losing a friend when an eighteen-year-old girl goes missing.

Shark

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Mark "Shark" Hewitt is forced to play pool for profit.

Kryptonite

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Jackson gets in over his head when he tries to save a girl from her drug-dealer boyfriend.

Firewall

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Josh discovers a virtual town that is eerily similar to his own.

Up North

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Rob is involved in a violent incident in a northern community.

Identify

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Ethan's new friend Gabe is being harassed for being different than all the other girls.