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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.
If a Tree Falls
By (author): Nikki Tate
ISBN: 9781459823556
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 how global deforestation affects the planet and what you can do to keep forests healthy for future generations.
Return from Extinction
By (author): Linda L. Richards
ISBN: 9781459821361
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 96
Price: $24.95
This nonfiction book for middle readers tells the story of the northern elephant seal, from being hunted to near extinction less than 100 years ago to their thriving population of more than 250,000 today. Illustrated with photos from the author.
Bird's-Eye View
By (author): Ann Eriksson
ISBN: 9781459821538
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $24.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle readers, this book looks at wild birds around the world, the threats to their survival and what young people are doing to conserve their populations.
Chemical World
By (author): Rowena Rae
ISBN: 9781459821576
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 48
Price: $19.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle readers, this book examines the good and the bad of the chemicals we come into contact with in our daily lives.
Sea Otters
By (author): Isabelle Groc   Foreword by: Dame Judi Dench, David Mills
ISBN: 9781459817371
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $24.95
Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle readers, this book looks at the important role sea otters play in the ecosystem. Readers will learn about the history of sea otters, their recovery from near extinction and how to conserve the species for the future. Illustrated with photos by the photojournalist author.
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