Otter Lagoon

Illustrated By: Mike Deas

In this graphic novel for early middle readers, a fearsome sea serpent comes back to haunt an island in the Pacific Northwest after a 100-year reprieve.

Firefly

A thirteen-year-old girl who prefers homelessness to living with her abusive mother is sent to live with an aunt, whose costume shop helps her discover who she is, and what a family is.

Trip of the Dead

A raccoon survivor in a zombie apocalypse wonders where all the other raccoons have gone and enlists the help of animal friends to find the answer.

Ciel

Translated by: David Homel

Ciel, a gender non-conforming transgender kid with a popular YouTube channel, navigates high school, friendship, and a long-distance relationship.

My Name is Konisola

On a winter night nine-year-old Konisola and her mother step off a plane in Canada. They are running for their lives. Soon after they land Konisola’s mother becomes sick, and Konisola is forced to fend for herself. Will she be allowed to stay in Canada as a refugee? Or will she and her mother be sent back across the ocean? Inspired by a true story.

Pickles vs. the Zombies

A house cat and her animal friends struggle to survive after the zombie apocalypse. Without humans to care for them or manage the world, they need to fight not only zombies, but also wild animals and, suddenly, wild former house pets.

The Taste of Rain

This novel for middle readers takes place in a Japanese internment camp in China in WWII, where thirteen-year-old Gwen follows the Girl Guide code in order to survive.