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Orca Currents are short, high-interest novels with contemporary themes written specifically for middle-school students reading below grade level. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 5.0. Interest level ages 10–14. Learn more about the Orca Currents series.

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Fast Slide
By (author): Melanie Jackson
ISBN: 9781554693429
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL510L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Clay Gibson, teen lifeguard, has to solve the mystery of the emptied register.
Finding Elmo
By (author): Monique Polak
ISBN: 9781551436869
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
670L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Tim loves his job at the family pet store, but he questions his father's leadership when a bird is stolen at a public event.
Flower Power
By (author): Ann Walsh
ISBN: 9781551433868
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL600L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Callie's mother has chained herself to a tree.
Food Freak
By (author): Alex Van Tol
ISBN: 9781459813397
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Dani is mortified by her father’s public rants about the dangers of processed foods.
Fraud Squad
By (author): Michele Martin Bossley
ISBN: 9781554691142
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL600L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Robyn, Nick and Trevor learn about paleontology as they try to solve a mystery at a local dinosaur dig.
Gold
By (author): John Wilson
ISBN: 9781459814813
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Sam and Annabel are on vacation in Italy and discover a hidden stash of gold.
Hate Mail
By (author): Monique Polak
ISBN: 9781459807754
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
Jordie has a hard time going to school with a cousin who has autism.
High Wire
By (author): Melanie Jackson
ISBN: 9781459802360
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
High-wire walker Zack has to solve a mysterious theft at the youth circus.
Hold the Pickles
By (author): Vicki Grant
ISBN: 9781554699209
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $9.95
Fifteen-year-old Dan Hogg gets a job as a hotdog mascot at a food fair and finds himself caught up in another action-packed mystery.
Horse Power
By (author): Ann Walsh
ISBN: 9781551438818
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL540L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Callie and her family protest a rural elementary school closure.
Hypnotized
By (author): Don Trembath
ISBN: 9781551437057
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL550L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
Rufus' relationship with his sister changes after he attempts to hypnotize her.
Iggy's World
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459821392
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for middle readers, Iggy embarrasses his family with his internet podcast.
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