Ramadan

Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series for middle readers. Illustrated with color photographs, this book examines the origins and traditions of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Elvis, Me, and the Postcard Winter

Winter 1979. Twelve-year-old Truly has settled in with Andy El at Eagle Shores Trailer Park, but the peace of her new life is shattered when her mother unexpectedly returns after abandoning Truly the previous summer, asking for a second chance. Has her mother really changed? Can Truly ever forgive her?

Forte comme Naïla

Naïla, une fille active qui s’alimente bien, va à l’encontre des préjugés sur les personnes de taille forte et nous fait vivre de l’intérieur ce que c’est que d’être victime de grossophobie.

Villes et villages

Ce livre, parsemé de photos, d'illustrations ludiques ou hyperréalistes ainsi que d'anecdotes captivantes, permettra aux enfants du primaire d'ouvrir leurs horizons et d'en apprendre davantage sur ces fascinants villes et villages provenant des quatre coins de la planète.

How People See

Canada in the 1990s. The approaching referendum on Quebec sovereignty is threatening to cleave the country in two, while a family struggles with the aftermath of a tragedy that changes their lives forever.

La Ciencia de los Bebés

Illustrated By: Frank Cable

This revolutionary, beautiful and fun picture book is a perfect way to start talking to kids early about reproduction, bodies, birth and families. It will allow parents to establish that this topic, like all others, is safe and healthy to ask and talk about.

Defy

In Zalmon, every Life Event is pre-determined: where you’ll work, who you’ll marry, and when you’ll die. When his beloved little sister is assigned an imminent Death Date, seventeen-year-old Darius will stop at nothing to save her.

The Time Keeper

In 1902 Edinburgh, a clockmaker is found dead inside a locked clocktower. When the clockmaker’s apprentice finds clues inside a seemingly unfixable watch, he races against time to discover the truth of his mentor’s death and a map to a miracle cure that can save a dying friend.

Bad Bot

Illustrated By: Vigg
Translated by: David Warriner

In this short horror novel for middle-grade readers, lonely Victor befriends his new toy robot, LenBot. But when LenBot starts learning more than Victor has taught it, Victor realizes his new friend might be dangerous.

Living Light

Part of the nonfiction Orca Wild series for middle-grade readers and illustrated with color photographs throughout, this book examines the biology, habitat and environmental threats facing bioluminescent species on land and in the water.

Sally's Snow Day

Illustrated By: Dawn Lo

In this playful picture book, Sally the dog gets dressed in her boots and coat to head out to the park on a winter's day. There are other pups to play with and even snowdogs to sniff before she heads home for a nap.

Wildlife Crossing

Part of the nonfiction Orca Footprints series for middle-grade readers, this book explores the science of road ecology and what happens when highways, wildlife and habitats intersect. Illustrated with photographs throughout.

Hummingbird / Aamo-binashee

Translated by: Norman Chartrand

In this dual-language picture book in English and Anishinaabemowin, a child is chased by Windigo, who preys on isolation and insecurity. But Kokum calls to the child with a message of hope, and a hummingbird arrives with teachings of love and resilience.

Le cœur

Parsemé d’anecdotes et d’illustrations ludiques, ce livre répond aux questions des enfants sur le cœur.