Resources for Educators and Parents

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The Story Ninja program consists of 21 ready-to-use lesson plans and accompanying videos that cover story-building, writing and editing. Developed by award-winning author Sigmund Brouwer and now available completely online! Learn more at

Orca's Digital Subscriptionsare an easy and cost-effective way to provide ebooks to an entire class, school or library system. Free 30-day trials available!

All Orca titles are available as ebooks (PDF and EPUB), and most picturebooks are also available as Read-Alongs EPUBs. Select titles are availabe as mp3 audiobooks. Shop on our website for immediate downloads or visit your favorite ebook/audiobook provider.



Orca Classroom Connections is a quarterly teacher resource with free lesson plans and activities for elementary, middle-school and high-school classroom.

From the World Around Us series of nonfiction picture books, the Read-Along epub of On the News: Our First Talk About Tragedy

Download professionally written teacher guides for many titles, including Orca's hi-lo and early reader series, select Middle Reader Fiction, Middle Reader Nonfiction, and Teen Fiction.

Accidental Genius



For younger readers and their families, the Lucy Tries Sports website comes with fun games and activities. Help Lucy find her favorite sports terms in a word search, solve a long-vowel crossword puzzle, match letters and sounds, navigate a short track maze, draw Lucy with a dot-to-dot and more.

Great Bear Books

Speaking Our Truth

Seven (the Series)



What’s better than a video of an author reading their own book? Watch videos and learn more about the Read Aloud Canadian Books Program