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Shelter
By (author): Lois Peterson   Illustrated by: Taryn Gee
ISBN: 9781459825536
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $24.95
Part of the Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, this book answers the questions young people have about homelessness and its causes, effects, possible solutions and what we can all do help.
What Animals Want
By (author): Jacqueline Pearce   Illustrated by: Julie McLaughlin
ISBN: 9781459825659
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $24.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series, this 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.
Conservation Canines
By (author): Isabelle Groc   Foreword by: Anjelica Huston
ISBN: 9781459821606
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $24.95
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
By (author): Rowena Rae
ISBN: 9781459823921
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 48
Price: $19.95
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.
Growing Up Trans
ISBN: 9781459831377
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 176
Price: $29.95
This illustrated nonfiction anthology is a collection of stories, essays, poetry and art by transgender youth.
Growing Up Elizabeth May
By (author): Sylvia Olsen   With: Cate May Burton
ISBN: 9781459823709
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price: $24.95
This nonfiction biography introduces middle-grade readers to Elizabeth May. The story of her lifelong environmental and political activism will inspire the next generation.
Beavers
By (author): Frances Backhouse
ISBN: 9781459824690
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $24.95
Part of the Orca Wild series, this nonfiction book for middle-grade readers explores the important role beavers play as a keystone species. They were nearly driven to extinction for their furs, but today beavers are valued for their role as habitat creators and water stewards.
How to Become an Accidental Activist
By (author)s: Elizabeth MacLeod, Frieda Wishinsky   Illustrated by: Jenn Playford
ISBN: 9781459826113
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $24.95
This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers is full of stories about inspiring activists who have accidentally changed the world. The activists profiled are a variety of ages and come from around the world.
Finding Home
By (author): Jen Sookfong Lee   Illustrated by: Drew Shannon
ISBN: 9781459818996
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $24.95
A look at how human migration has changed the world. Part of the nonfiction Orca Think series for middle-grade readers, with photographs and illustrations throughout.
Design Like Nature
ISBN: 9781459824645
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 48
Price: $19.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle readers, in this book young readers discover innovations and inventions inspired by nature.
Nature Out of Balance
By (author): Merrie-Ellen Wilcox
ISBN: 9781459823952
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 48
Price: $19.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle readers and illustrated with color photographs. Find out about the global problem of invasive species, the good and the bad, and what you can do to support the ecosystems around you.
Chinese New Year
By (author): Jen Sookfong Lee
ISBN: 9781459826434
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 88
Price: $12.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series, Chinese New Year is illustrated with color photographs throughout. Readers will learn how a simple gathering of family and friends grew into a weeklong, worldwide festival.
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