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.

Under the Iron Bridge

Desperate to escape joining the Hitler Youth, Paul stumbles across the Edelweiss Pirates, a secret German organization of teenage rebels leading a dangerous campaign of sabotage against the Nazis.

Spílexm

Captivating and deeply moving, this story basket of memories tells one Indigenous woman’s journey of overcoming adversity and colonial trauma to find strength through creative works and traditional perspectives of healing, transformation, and resurgence.

A Terrible Tide

When an earthquake and tidal wave batters Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula and destroys her family’s home, thirteen-year-old Celia must dig deep for courage she didn’t know she had.

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

Foreword by: Anjelica Huston

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.

Guardians of Porthaven

In this science-fiction novel for middle readers, just as fifteen-year-old Malcolm prepares to take on the traditional role of Guardian of his city, he learns some shocking truths about his family.