Sharks Forever

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers examines the biology, habitat and mythology of, threats to and latest research on sharks. It asks us to look at sharks as friends not foes.

Superpower?

Illustrated By: Belle Wuthrich

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book explores the history, development, applications and ethics of wearable technology.

Listen Up!

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, illustrated with color photographs throughout. Young readers will discover how to listen to the sounds of nature and what they can tell us about the health of the planet.

Why Humans Build Up

Illustrated By: Kathleen Fu

Part of the nonfiction Orca Timeline series, with photographs and illustrations throughout. This book explores why and how people have constructed taller and taller buildings over the course of human history.

The Raven Mother

Hoarders. Scavengers. Bringers of new life. Ravens have many roles, both for the land and in Gitxsan story and song. The Raven Mother transports young readers to Northwestern British Columbia to learn about the traditions of the Gitxsan, the lives of ravens, and why these acrobatic flyers are so important to their ecosystem.

Rush Hour

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers looks at the evolution of traffic, how it's affecting the environment and practical things young people can do to help. Illustrated with photographs.

Why Humans Work

Illustrated By: Suharu Ogawa

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book explores why we work and why people around the world end up in the jobs, careers and professions they do.

The Witness Blanket

This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers, illustrated with photographs, tells the story of the making of the Witness Blanket, a work by Indigenous artist Carey Newman that includes items from every residential school in Canada and stories from the Survivors who donated them.

Fashion Forward

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book explores the social and environmental issues in the fashion industry and how kids can make it more sustainable.

Salmon

Part of the Orca Wild series, this nonfiction book for middle-grade readers explores the iconic life cycle of salmon, their contributions to the ecosystem and their struggle for survival. Illustrated with photos throughout.

Birding for Kids

An interactive full-color field guide that teaches kids the fun, safe and educational way to observe birds in their natural habitat.

Shelter

Illustrated By: Taryn Gee

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book answers the questions young people have about homelessness and its causes, effects and possible solutions, and what we can all do to help.

What Animals Want

Illustrated By: Julie McLaughlin

Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this illustrated book gives young readers the tools to think about the physical, social and emotional needs of pets, farm animals and wild animals using the Five Freedoms.

Unstoppable

Illustrated By: Karen Patkau

Ten very different disabled women, from neurosurgeon Dr. Karin Muraszko to environmental activist Greta Thunberg, who are making a difference in the world.

Conservation Canines

This nonfiction book for middle readers examines the lives of dogs who work with humans to find new ways to solve environmental problems. Included are stories and examples of dogs working in the field to conserve wildlife.

Upstream, Downstream

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book examines our relationships with watersheds and what we need to do to protect them for future generations.

Govern Like a Girl

Kate Graham introduces us to the thirteen women who have become first ministers (provincial premiers and, in one case, prime minister) in Canada, and shows how their strength and ingenuity led them each to govern like a girl.