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Orca Young Readers are engaging, at-level chapter books aimed at readers between ages eight and eleven. These popular classroom favorites are well suited for independent reading.

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The Last Loon
By (author): Rebecca Upjohn
ISBN: 9781554694969
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $5.99
When city-boy Evan realizes that a loon is about to die in the middle of a fast-freezing lake near his aunt's cottage, he decides to rescue it, risking his own life in the process.
After Peaches
By (author): Michelle Mulder
ISBN: 9781554694327
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $5.99
Rosario and her parents come to Canada as political refugees from Mexico. Rosario hates her heavily-accented English, but she breaks the language barrier to save a migrant farm worker's life.
The Ballad of Knuckles McGraw
By (author): Lois Peterson
ISBN: 9781554694372
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $5.99
After Kevin's mother abandons him, he takes refuge in his fantasy of becoming a cowboy, but his reality is a foster home and grandparents he doesn't know.
Home Team
By (author): Eric Walters   Other primary creators: Jerome Williams, Johnnie Williams III
ISBN: 9781554694808
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 176
Price: $5.99
Against all odds, Nick and Kia set out to pursuade the Toronto Raptors' community relations department to send players to visit their school.
Jake Reynolds: Chicken or Eagle?
By (author): Sara Leach
ISBN: 9781554694884
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $5.99
Jake dreams of being a superhero, but he's not exactly brave, especially when it comes to the wolves on the island where he and his family are staying.
Jesse's Star
By (author): Ellen Schwartz
ISBN: 9781554696505
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $5.99
When Jesse finds a Star of David in the attic he is transported back in time to Russia and finds himself becoming the stars first owner, his great-great grandfather Yossi.
Ellie's New Home
By (author): Becky Citra
ISBN: 9781554696086
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 96
Price: $5.99
Ellie and her brother are left with strangers while their father goes ahead to find land and build a homestead. But will he be back?
Catching Spring
By (author): Sylvia Olsen
ISBN: 9781554695881
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $5.99
In 1957, Bobby, a First Nations boy, longs to enter a fishing derby, but he has no boat, no money and he has to work on the day of the derby.
Addison Addley and the Things That Aren't There
ISBN: 9781554695683
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 96
Price: $5.99
Addison has to give a speech at school, but he'd rather be fishing or playing baseball that writing.
Feather Brain
By (author): Maureen Bush
ISBN: 9781554696147
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price: $5.99
Lucas gets more than he bargained for when he orders a dinosaur-making kit off the Internet.
Discovering Emily
By (author): Jacqueline Pearce
ISBN: 9781554696048
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 112
Price: $5.99
At the age of eight, Emily Carr struggles to develop her artistic ability within a strict family and in a conservative time.
Flight from Bear Canyon
By (author): Anita Daher
ISBN: 9781554696192
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $5.99
In this sequel to Flight from Big Tangle, Kaylee must fly a plane for a second time, this time to rescue Jack, who has crashed his helicopter near a group of grizzlies.
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