Conservation Canines

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

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.

Ruff Day

Illustrated By: Sabrina Gendron

In this partially illustrated early chapter book and the second book in the Charlie's Rules series, eleven-year-old Charlie and his new best friend, Amy, figure out why a puppy is attacking its owner and save both her and the dog’s lives.

Guardians of Porthaven

In this science-fiction novel for middle readers, just as fifteen-year-old Malcolm prepares to take on the traditional role of Guardian of his city, he learns some shocking truths about his family.

Names in a Jar

Forced to flee her home and change her name to disguise her Jewish identity, Anna Krawitz becomes Maria Nowak, a Catholic farm girl, to hide from the Nazis. But when the war ends, how will her sister find her?

Content Advisory: rape, sexual assault

Crime Club

In this high-interest accessible novel for teen readers, sixteen-year-old Penny is surprised when her dog digs up a skeleton in the backyard.

Beyond the Orange Shirt Story

Beyond the Orange Shirt Story is a unique collection of truths, as told by Phyllis Webstad’s family and others, that will give readers an up-close look at what life was like before, during, and after their Residential School experiences.