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  1. 1. eachingmoreeadersMiddle-School Fiction for Reluctant ReadersFall 2013Reaching More Readers
  2. 2. ContentsFrontlistHighlights................................................................................................................................................................1Board Books • Ages 0–3...................................................................................................................................................2Picturebooks • Ages 4–8................................................................................................................................................4Orca Echoes • Ages 7–9.................................................................................................................................................5Orca Young Readers • Ages 8–11..................................................................................................................................7Orca Footprints • Ages 8–12...........................................................................................................................................9Juvenile Nonfiction • Ages 8+.......................................................................................................................................10Orca Limelights • Ages 11–14....................................................................................................................................12Teen Fiction • Ages 12+.................................................................................................................................................14Orca Currents • Hi-Lo • Ages 10–14.........................................................................................................................22Orca Audio—GoReaders • Hi-Lo • Ages 10+.......................................................................................................24Orca Sports • Hi-Lo • Ages 10+...............................................................................................................................25Orca Soundings • Hi-Lo • Ages 12+.........................................................................................................................26Rapid Reads Fiction • Adult.........................................................................................................................................28BacklistBoard Books • Ages 0–3................................................................................................................................................30Picturebooks • Ages 4–8...............................................................................................................................................30Toopy and Binoo • Ages 0–3........................................................................................................................................30Orca Echoes • Ages 7–9.................................................................................................................................................30Orca Echoes in French • Ages 7–9..............................................................................................................................31Orca Young Readers • Ages 8–11...............................................................................................................................31Juvenile Nonfiction • Ages 6+........................................................................................................................................32Graphic Novels • Ages 8–12.........................................................................................................................................32Juvenile Fiction • Ages 8+.............................................................................................................................................32Seven (the series) • Ages 10+.......................................................................................................................................32Teen Fiction • Ages 12+.................................................................................................................................................33Teen Fantasy • Ages 12+...............................................................................................................................................33Orca Currents • Hi-Lo • Ages 10–14...........................................................................................................................33Orca Sports • Hi-Lo • Ages 10+.................................................................................................................................34Orca Soundings • Hi-Lo • Ages 12+..........................................................................................................................35Orca Soundings in Spanish • Ages 12+......................................................................................................................36Orca Currents and Soundings in French • Ages 10+.............................................................................................36Rapid Reads Fiction • Adult..........................................................................................................................................37Rapid Reads Nonfiction • Adult.................................................................................................................................37Adult Nonfiction.............................................................................................................................................................37Resource Guides.............................................................................................................................................................37Orca Audio—GoReaders • Hi-Lo • Ages 10+.......................................................................................................37OrderingTerms & Canadian Sales Representatives..................................................................................................................39Frontlist Order Form.....................................................................................................................................................40Orca Book Publishers gratefully acknowledges the support for its publishing programs provided by the followingagencies: the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund and the Canada Council for the Arts, and theProvince of British Columbia through the BC Arts Council and the Book Publishing Tax Credit.Cover photography credit: Ian McAllister (from The Great Bear Sea)
  3. 3. HighlightsFall2013Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read have partneredagain to create The Great Bear Sea: Exploring theMarine Life of a Pacific Paradise. Filled with McAllister’sgorgeous photography, this book celebrates theunique fauna and flora of the northeast PacificOcean. For full details, see page 10. All three titlesby this successful duo have been converted intoepub format so our readers can enjoy these bookson ereading devices.Connect with us herefacebook.com/OrcaBook@orcabookthe orca blogorcabook.com/blogRemember customer service?We do too! At Orca, a real live personalways answers the phone.Got questions? Give us a call.1-800-210-5277We continue to see success withSeven (the series). As of April2013, all of the titles in the seriesare in their third print run withmore than 70,000 copies sold.We thank all of our customersfor supporting this project. We know readers wantmore of their favorite characters,and we plan to deliverin Fall 2014 with Seven (the sequel).The Orca Footprints series launched last season andwas well received. We anticipate a warm receptionfor the latest entry in the series, Brilliant! Shining aLight on Sustainable Energy by Michelle Mulder. Seepage 9 for details.in the limelightFall 2013 marks the launch of the Orca Limelights,our new series featuring characters with a passionfor the performing arts. See page 11 for an interviewwith the editor of the series about the developmentof this exciting new endeavor. The inaugural titlesin the Orca Limelights series are Attitude by RobinStevenson, Cut the Lights by Karen Krossing andTotally Unrelated by Tom Ryan.got marine life?This season we’ve got lots of great newcontent, including new nonfiction, an excitingnew series and an update on the wildlysuccessful Seven (the series).SEVENSERIESTHE
  4. 4. 2 www.orcabook.comBoard BooksThese little hamstersare crazy for color!October 20139781459804104$9.95 bb5.5 x 724 pagesages 0–3pdf 9781459804111This Little HamsterKass ReichThese little hamsters love everything redThey have a hat, a cherry and a spool of threadThese little hamsters prefer items in pinkThey have cupcakes, a wand and something to drinkThis Little Hamster is a spirited playful board book for babies and toddlers. Rhyming couplets andcheerful illustrations will capture the interest of both child and adult readers.This follow-up toKass Reich’s bestselling debut,Hamsters Holding Hands,is a charming introduction to basic colors thatwill fascinate little ones.Kass Reich is an educator and artist who was born in Montreal, Quebec. She earned a degree inart education from Concordia University in 2010. She loves traveling and is currently spending timein Hong Kong working on new projects.Keywords: colors, hamsters, humor, babiesPraise for Hamsters Holding Hands“This charming counting book features spunky, pear-shaped hamsters…engaging in simple yet unex-pected fun…Debut talent Reich brings subtle,off-kilter humor—with props like balloons,pinwheels,and snorkel gear—and an understated style to her spreads, with the hamsters citrus hues playfullysmudged outside their outlines. Its hard not to smile at images of the happy hamsters jumping ropeor working on their tans.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review“Counting books are a dime a dozen,but few attain the outright adorableness of Montreal artist KassReichs first board book. Rendered in earth tones with hints of hot pink, Reichs splay-toed rodentsfrolic in the sun, eat some rice, and, yes, hold hands. The text is simple and fun, a combination thatwill no doubt strike a chord with wee ones.”—Quill and QuireAlso by Kass ReichHamsters Holding Hands9781459801233 • $9.95 bbages 0-3
  5. 5. Baby’s First BookshelfFrom ABCs to lullabies—the perfect gift for baby!Introduce the new arrival in your life to the exciting world of books with Orca’s Baby’s FirstBookshelf.This packaged set, wrapped in an inscription band for personalizing your gift, featuresthree of our bestselling board books.Titles include: Alligator Bear Crab, Kiss Tickle Cuddle Hug and Welcome Song for BabyKeywords: babies, poetry, parenting, interactionSea Otter PupVictoria MilesIllustrated by Elizabeth GattPup may be little, but he has big lessons to learn.Follow along as Pup learns how to eat spiky sea urchins, somersault beneath the waves andgroom himself. He still needs lots of help from Mother, but one day Pup will be old enough todive down below the waves and search for food on his own.Accompanied by beautiful illustrations and set in the North Pacific, this heartwarming tale isperfect for little ones who still have lots to learn themselves.Victoria Miles is the author of numerous award-winning books for children,including Old MotherBear, which received a Henry Bergh award from the American Society for the Protection ofAnimals.Victoria lives in North Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband and two daughters.Elizabeth Gatt was born in London, England, and has an ma in graphic design from the CentralSchool of Art and Design. She worked for a number of years at the Natural History Museum inLondon and began illustrating children’s books after her two children were born. Elizabeth nowlives in Burlington, Ontario.Keywords: sea otters, North Pacific, nurturing, independence, baby animals3www.orcabook.comSeptember 20139781459804678$9.95 bb7 x 726 pagesages 0–3pdf 9781459804685Available now!9781459804470$24.95 three board books7 x 73 x 24 pagesages 0–3Board BooksNEW inBoard BookFormat
  6. 6. 4 www.orcabook.comPicturebooksIn a landnot-so-far away…October 20139781459803244$19.95 hc8.75 x 10.7532 pagesages 4–8pdf 9781459803251PicturebooksOnce Upon a BalloonBree GalbraithIllustrated by Isabelle MalenfantTheo tried to hold on,he really did. He stared at his hand and told it to stay closed,but it didn’t want to listen.He clenched his fist so tight, his knuckles turned white, but his fingers had other plans. Theo watched thestring slip from his hand. The balloon drifted upward, slowly at first, and then in a hurry.Zeke is brokenhearted when he accidentally lets go of the string of his party balloon. As hewatches it float out of sight, Zeke wonders where his balloon might have gone. Luckily, his olderbrother Theo knows everything about everything.Theo explains that it is a little-known fact that alllost balloons end up in Chicago, the Windy City.Then he tells Zeke about Frank, who is responsiblefor collecting all the balloons in the world. Zeke is so touched by Franks story that he decides tosend him a message of hope the only way he knows how.A unique story filled with the magic and whimsy of childhood imagination, Once Upon a Balloonwill delight young readers and reawaken the child in all of us.Bree Galbraith is a graduate of the Emily Carr University of Art + Design. She uses narrative inmuch of her work and was thrilled when a class project became her first published children’s book.Bree is surrounded daily by her amazing family, which includes her two children/muses, her husbandand the family dog. She draws inspiration from the little things in life that bring people closer together.Bree works as a graphic designer in Vancouver, British Columbia.For Isabelle Malenfant, illustration is like cooking and is always evolving, so she loves to try andmix new mediums. Her miracle recipe: a pinch of watercolor, a dash of pencil, a big spoon of pasteland a drop of numeric colors. Isabelle has illustrated more than a dozen children’s books, includingMaggie’s Chopsticks (Kids Can), which was nominated for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’sLiterature Prize. Isabelle lives and works in Montreal, Quebec, with her family—a red bear, a sweetdreamer and a little tiger. According to her girls, she has the best job in the universe.Keywords: imagination, pursuing your dreams, childhood fantasy,balloons, Chicago
  7. 7. 5www.orcabook.comOrca EchoesMessy MirandaJeff Szpirglas and Danielle Saint-OngeIllustrated by Dave WhamondWhat’s inside Miranda’s desk?Miranda has one messy desk. It’s full of books, pencils, science projects and…other stuff. Toomuch stuff,says her teacher,Ms. Basil. On a family visit to her Uncle Aldo’s one night,Mirandawonders if some of his magician’s tools might offer a solution to her messy-desk problem. Sneakingoff to the magic room,Miranda finds Uncle Aldo’s impressive collection of top hats. Miranda knowsthat magic top hats can hold lots of things—why not the mess from her desk? At first, the hatseems to do the trick, but soon things start to go horribly wrong. As Uncle Aldo says, you have tobe careful with magic.Jeff Szpirglas and Danielle Saint-Onge live together in Toronto, Ontario, and teachin classrooms with students of diverse cultural backgrounds. Jeff has written several books,including the award-nominated You Just Can’t Help It! and a terrifying new novel called Evil Eye.Danielle has a master’s degree in social anthropology and is a crusader for equity in the class-room. Besides teaching, they spend their time writing stories like Something’s Fishy and takingcare of their twin babies.Keywords: magic, problem solving, messy desks, classrooms, humorNovember 20139781459801172$6.95 pb5.25 x 7.62564 pagesages 7–9pdf 9781459801189epub 9781459805187Orca Echoes Collection9781554692613$298.85Price valid until July 31, 2013collection of 43 paperbacksages 7–9Orca Echoes Resource Guide9781554697991$45.00 cd9781554692408$45.00 coil-bound At-level fiction for ages 7 to 9 Free teachers’ guides online for individual titles Complete resource guide available Guided Reading selections 15 black-and-white illustrations 64 pages eachEarly chapter books
  8. 8. Pirate Island TreasureMarilyn HelmerIllustrated by David ParkinsHeave ho, and away we go, to look for pirate treasure.Charlotte and her brother,Jacob,are thrilled to head off on an adventure in their grandpa’s boat,The Seawind. As they set sail for Pirate Island, they look forward to a day of beachcombing,playing pirates and storytelling.There are plenty of great treasures to be found,but Charlotte,whocan be very bossy, is having trouble sharing with Jacob. When Charlotte accidentally loses oneof Jacob’s best finds, a piece of driftwood that looks just like a pirate’s cutlass, it’s the final straw.Feeling horrible for upsetting her brother, Charlotte is determined to set things right.Marilyn Helmer is the author of many books for children,including picturebooks,early readers,novels, riddle books and retold tales. She discovered a knack for storytelling at a very young agewhen she made up wild and creative excuses for the occasional bout of mischief. Pirate IslandTreasure is her sixth book with Orca and her fifth in the Orca Echoes series. Marilyn and herhusband live near Belwood, Ontario. For more information, visit www.marilynhelmer.com.Keywords: pirates, adventure, sharing, treasure hunting, siblingsJustine McKeenand the Bird NerdSigmund BrouwerIllustrated by Dave WhamondJustine’s not the only one with green ideas!Meet Justine McKeen, the Queen of Green. She’s trying to save the planet, one person at atime, and when she decides to get something done, it’s a lot of fun.When a small bird is injured after flying into the school window,the students are shocked andupset. But they are even more shocked when school bully Jimmy Blatzo rescues the bird and nursesit back to health. Blatzo may have saved one bird, but the problem is much bigger and not confinedto the school grounds. Birds are flying into the windows at the town hall too. With the help ofJustine, green activist extraordinaire, Blatzo gets the courage he needs to approach town council.Getting over his fear of public speaking will be one challenge. Getting used to his new nickname,“Bird Nerd,” will be another matter entirely.Sigmund Brouwer is the bestselling author of many books for children and young adults,including the popular Justine McKeen, Queen of Green series. Justine McKeen and the Bird Nerd isthe fifth book in the series. Sigmund lives in Red Deer, Alberta, and Nashville,Tennessee. For moreinformation visit www.rockandroll-literacy.com.Keywords: birds, animal conservation, community, activism, humor,environmentalism,“green” projects and activities6 www.orcabook.comPicturebooksNovember 20139781459803947$6.95 pb5.25 x 7.62564 pagesages 7–9pdf 9781459803954epub 9781459803961November 20139781459801653$6.95 pb5.25 x 7.62564 pagesages 7–9pdf 9781459801660epub 9781459805194Orca EchoesIncludesgreen projectideas for theclassroom!
  9. 9. The Great Bike RescueHazel HutchinsTo track down a bike thief, you’ve gotta think like one.The summer is off to a lousy start when Levi’s bike is stolen from outside the corner store. Hefeels even worse because he didn’t lock it. But when his best friend Riley’s locked bike is stolenthe very next day, the boys are determined to get both bikes back. Upon discovering there havebeen a string of bike thefts in the area, the friends hatch several plans to find the culprit.There areso many potential suspects—Steve Morrow and his gang,the tattooed guy who sits at the bus stop,the owners of the secondhand bike store. There’s also Emily Grimshaw, Levi’s childhood nemesis,who keeps popping up and showing a peculiar interest in the thefts. Does she really want to helpor is she involved somehow? And will Levi and Riley ever see their beloved bikes again?With a long list of publishing credits, Hazel Hutchins writes novels and picture books thatreveal thoughtful twists on everyday life.The plots play out with humor, warmth and the strengthof a good story well told. Awards include the Shining Willow Young Readers’ Choice Award, theMarilyn Baillie Picture Book Award and the R. Ross Annett Award for Children’s Literature. Herbooks are found on reading lists, in journal reviews and in translation in interesting corners ofthe world. A popular presenter at schools and libraries across Canada, Hazel lives in the RockyMountain town of Canmore, Alberta.Keywords: bicycles, mystery, crime, theft, friendship7www.orcabook.comPicturebooksOctober 20139781459804784$7.95 pb5 x 7.5112 pagesages 8–11pdf 9781459804791epub 9781459804807October 20139781459804036$7.95 pb5 x 7.5112 pagesages 8–11pdf 9781459804043epub 9781459804050Orca Young ReadersSecondsSylvia TaekemaJake is through with being runner-up.When it comes to cross-country running,Jake does everything right. He eats all the right foods,trains like crazy and reads articles about running in his spare time. There’s nothing easyabout running, but the hardest part for Jake is that, at the end of the day, Spencer Solomon alwayswins first place. Determined to take the lead for once, Jake continues to push himself even more.His rigorous training schedule leaves no time for friends, family, pizza or joking around. When Jakeis invited to join the Diamond Running Club, he thinks he’s found an opportunity to train harder.Instead, with the help of his coach, Jake begins to rediscover what he used to love about runningin the first place.Way back when she was in grade school, Sylvia Taekema was asked to write about what shewould like to do when she grew up. She answered that she didn’t know exactly, but that it wouldprobably have something to do with children. She was right. In addition to all the fun she and herhusband have with their own children, Sylvia enjoys working as a supply teacher and as a volunteerin programs for children at school, church and in the community. She loves to read, bake cookiesand go on camping adventures with her family. She lives in Chatham, Ontario.Keywords: running, cross-country, competition, self-esteem, family, self-acceptance
  10. 10. NonfictionSeries for Young ReadersPedal It!How Bicycles are Changing the WorldMichelle Mulder9781459802193•$19.95hc•48pages•Ages8–12Down To EarthHow Kids Help Feed the WorldNikki Tate9781459804234•$19.95hc•48pages•Ages8–12“In a bouncy, friendly tone...Mulder twines themechanics of bicycles with cultural phenomenon,the environmental benefits of cycling and eventhe change in womens fashions...A smart, tangyhistory of our two-wheeled friend.”—Kirkus Reviewsfood production (Spring 2013)cycling (Spring 2013)sustainable energy (Fall 2013)water (Spring 2014)Series themes include:Reaching More Readerswww.orcafootprints.comKids today inhabit a world full of complex—and often mystifying—environmental issues.The Footprints series aims to help kids answer their questions about the state of the natural world withwell-researched, simply-expressed information and powerful images. With topics such as food production,water, cycling and sustainable energy, these books will inspire kids to take action.
  11. 11. 9www.orcabook.comOrca FootprintsHarnessing thepower of innovation.October 20139781459802216$19.95 hc8 x 9.548 pagesages 8–12pdf 9781459802223Brilliant!Shining a Light on Sustainable EnergyMichelle MulderDid you know that cars can run on french-fry grease or that human poop can be used to providepower to classrooms? Kids in Mexico help light up their houses by playing soccer, and in thePhilippines, pop-bottle skylights are improving the quality of life for thousands of families. Brilliant! isabout what happens when you harness the power of imagination and innovation: the world changesfor the better! Full of examples of unusual (and often peculiar) power sources, Brilliant! encourageskids to look around for new and sustainable ways to light up the world.Michelle Mulder travels mostly by bicycle because she loves the idea of being her own engine.She is the author of Pedal It!, Not a Chance, Out of the Box, After Peaches and several other books foryoung people. Friends and family in Victoria, British Columbia, are used to her showing up every-where wearing a helmet and a reflective vest. For more information, visit www.michellemulder.com.Keywords: sustainability, energy, innovation, power, light, heatAlso by Michelle MulderPedal It!9781459802193 $19.95 hcages 8–12
  12. 12. 10 www.orcabook.comJuvenile NonfictionExplore the relationshipbetween theGreat Bear Sea and therainforest it nourishes.September 20139781459800199$19.95 pb7.5 x 9128 pagesages 8+pdf 9781459800205epub 9781459805217The Great Bear SeaExploring the Marine Life of a Pacific ParadiseWritten by Ian McAllister and Nicholas ReadPhotographs by Ian McAllisterFollowing up the success of their first two books about the Great Bear Rainforest, The SalmonBears and The Sea Wolves, Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read take readers on an expedition intothe wondrous and mysterious underwater world of the Great Bear Sea. This amazing part of thenortheast Pacific Ocean is home to some of the planet’s mightiest and most beloved residents:whales, sea lions, dolphins, orcas, sea otters and wild salmon. Filled with spectacular images of thislargely unknown part of the world, the book also explores the uncertain future of the Great BearSea in this age of climate change, overfishing, pipelines and oil tankers. Can a rainforest full of rarespirit bears,fishing wolves and great grizzlies survive without a Great Bear Sea to feed and nourish it?Ian McAllister,a founding director of the wildlife conservation group Pacific Wild,is an award-winningphotographer and filmmaker. He has spent more than twenty years working to preserve Canada’stemperate rainforest. Ian lives with his family on an island in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest.Nicholas Read, a lifelong animal lover and former journalist, has written about environmental andanimal issues for publications in both Canada and the UK. He is the author of five books with animalthemes. He currently teaches journalism at Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia, wherehe lives with two rescued cats.Keywords: Great Bear Rainforest, marine life, the environment, ecology, conservation, Pacific coast,marine mammals, whales, orcas, dolphins, porpoises, salmon, sea ottersAlso by Ian McAllisterand Nicholas ReadThe Salmon Bears9781554692057 • $18.95 pbages 8+The Sea Wolves9781554692064 • $19.95 pbages 8+
  13. 13. Reaching More ReadersAnnouncing the Fall 2013 debut ofWhere did the idea for theLimelights series come from?I loved books about ballet and musicwhen I was a girl, and I noticed that thereweren’t many recent books about kidsinvolved in performing arts, even thoughthere has been an explosion of interest inperforming. Kids who want to make theirperforming dreams a reality will love theLimelights series.How many books will therebe in the series?I have signed enough titles to take usthrough 2015, and I expect to sign moreas time goes on. A lot of writers haveexperience in the performing arts—andthey want to write about it!How did you choose whichperforming arts to feature first?I put out a call for submissions and waspleasantly surprised by the positiveresponse. For the first season, I wantedthere to be variety (music, dance, theater)and I wanted the subject matter to appealto both male and female readers.Did you do any performingarts as a kid?Yes, I played the violin and piano, and Idanced. My son is a professional musicianand my daughter studied acting and dancefor many years.When all the worlds a stageInterviewwith serieseditorSarahHarvey
  14. 14. 12 www.orcabook.comOrca LimelightsOctober 20139781459803824$9.95 pb4.75 x 7.25128 pagesages 11–14pdf 9781459803831epub 9781459803848AttitudeRobin StevensonThere’s more to ballet than pink pointe shoes and tutus.When Cassie comes to Vancouver from Australia for an intensive summer program at a pres-tigious ballet school, she finds it hard to fit in. A clique of girls who have been at the schoola long time don’t want the newcomers to get any attention. At first Cassie tries to go along toget along, but when she realizes that some of the visiting summer students are being bullied andthreatened, and that she herself is being sabotaged, she finally speaks out—and finds out how farsome girls will go to succeed.Robin Stevenson is the author of more than a dozen books for children and teens, includingfour novels in the Orca Soundings series. Robin spends most of her time writing, hanging outwith her son and teaching creative writing to adults, teens and kids. She lives in Victoria, BritishColumbia, with her family. For more information, visit www.robinstevenson.com.Keywords: competition, excellence, ballet, friendship, cliques, honesty, fitting in~ At-level novels for ages 11–14.~ Each book focuses on one performing art such asmusic, theater, dance, circus, slam poetry, magic orstand-up comedy.~ Three new books each season, featuring ballet, theaterdirecting and music for Fall 2013.~ Lots of performance action, drama and passion!When all the worlds a stageA new ongoing seriesof performing arts novelswww.orcalimelights.com
  15. 15. 13www.orcabook.comOrca LimelightsOctober 20139781459804586$9.95 pb4.75 x 7.25128 pagesages 11–14pdf 9781459804593epub 9781459804609October 20139781459804135$9.95 pb4.75 x 7.25128 pagesages 11–14pdf 9781459804142epub 9781459804159Totally UnrelatedTom RyanWhen you step into the spotlight, you have to expect some heat.Neil plays guitar with his family’s band, the Family McClintock, even though he can’t stand theCeltic music they play, he doesn’t dance, he hates the outfits, and every single performancereminds him that he isn’t as talented as the rest of the family.When his buddy Bert convinces him to form a rock band and enter a local talent show, Neil’splaying improves and everyone notices, including a girl who shares his musical interests. He startsto think that all those years of practice might come in handy after all. But it all comes to a headwhen Neil has to choose between an important gig with the family band and the talent show. He’sonly sure of one thing: whatever he decides to do, he’s going to be letting someone down.Tom Ryan was born and raised in Inverness on Cape Breton Island. Like most transplantedCape Bretoners, he spends a lot of time wishing he was back on the right side of the causeway.He currently lives in Ottawa, Ontario, with his partner and dog. He can be found online atwww.tomwrotethat.com.Keywords: family, loyalty, talent, Celtic music, friendship, rock and roll, guitarCut the LightsKaren KrossingIs the play cursed or is Briar just a lousy director?Briar has a vision for the one-act play she’s been chosen to direct at her performing arts highschool. She’s going to create a masterpiece. If only everyone involved in the production sharedher vision. Her leading lady is gifted but troubled,her leading man has a crush on the leading lady,herstage manager doesn’t have a clue, and her best friend, who wrote the play, is worried that Briar’sproduction is cursed. As Briar struggles to motivate her cast and crew, she learns some importanttruths about the fine art of directing—and about herself.Karen Krossing is addicted to stories. She studied English and drama at university before shebegan to write novels and short stories for children and teens. Karen also encourages new writersthrough workshops for kids, teens and adults. She lives with her family in Toronto, Ontario. Cut theLights is her fifth novel. For more information, visit www.karenkrossing.com.Keywords: theater, directing, acting, ego, depression, empowerment, cooperation, leadership
  16. 16. 14 www.orcabook.comTeen FictionSelf-portraitof the artist as ateenage girl.October 20139781459805309$19.95 hc5.5 x 8.25288 pagesages 12+pdf 9781459802650epub 9781459802667AudaciousGabrielle PrendergastSixteen-year-old Raphaelle says the wrong thing, antagonizes the wrong people and has the wrongattitude. She can’t do anything right except draw, but she draws the wrong pictures. When herfather moves the family to a small prairie city, Raphaelle wants to make a new start. Reborn as “Ella,”she tries to fit in at her new school. She’s drawn to Samir,a Muslim boy in her art class,and expressesher confused feelings in explicit art. When a classmate texts a photo of Ella’s art to a younger friend,the fallout spreads throughout Ella’s life,threatening to destroy her already-fragile family.Told entirelyin verse,Audacious is a brave,funny and hard-hitting portrait of a girl who embodies the word audacity.Gabrielle Prendergast is a UK-born Canadian/Australian who lives in Vancouver,British Columbia,with her husband and daughter. She holds an mfa in Creative Writing from the University of BritishColumbia. A part-time teacher and mentor, Gabrielle blogs and rants at www.angelhorn.com andwww.versenovels.com.Keywords: sex, bullying, religion, censorship, art, family dynamics, fresh startsAdvance praise for Audacious“Beautifully written, thoughtfully layered, and occasionally disturbing…Audacious is a book just aspowerful as its title.” —Margarita Engle, Newbery Honor-winning author of The Surrender Tree
  17. 17. 15www.orcabook.comTeen FictionYou can’t be a heroevery day.October 20139781459802865$12.95 pb5.5 x 8.25216 pagesages 12+pdf 9781459802872epub 9781459802889If OnlyBecky CitraFifteen-year-old Pam is assaulted when she and her twin brother,Danny,are walking home throughthe woods. Danny is frozen with fear and does nothing; luckily, Pam is rescued by a woman outwalking her dog. Pam deals with the trauma by isolating herself while Danny struggles with the shameof not protecting his sister. His shame is compounded by their father’s contempt, and Danny decidesto redeem himself by finding Pam’s attacker. In the process, he discovers a family secret, and Pamconnects with new friends who help her regain her confidence.Becky Citra is the author of many books for children and teens, including Missing, After the Fire andNever to be Told. Becky lives on a ranch in Bridge Lake, British Columbia, where she has ridden andtrained horses for thirty years.Keywords: courage, twins, old age, family secrets, assault, friendshipAlso by Becky CitraMissing9781554693450 • $9.95 pbages 9–12After the Fire9781554692460 • $9.95 pbages 9–12
  18. 18. 16 www.orcabook.comTeen FictionDanny hasmore lives than theproverbial cat.October 20139781459804340$12.95 pb5.5 x 8.25216 pagesages 12+pdf 9781459804357epub 9781459804364Who I’m NotTed StauntonDanny has survived everything life has thrown at him: being abandoned at birth, multiple abusivefoster homes, life as a con man in training. But when his latest “protector” dies suddenly, Dannyhas to think fast or he’ll be back in foster care again. He decides to assume the identity of a boy whodisappeared three years before. If nothing else, he figures it will buy him a little time. Much to hisastonishment, his new “family” accepts him as their own—despite the fact that he looks nothing liketheir missing relative. But one old cop has his suspicions about Danny—and he’s not about to declarethe case closed. Inspired by a true story, Who I’m Not is a powerful portrait of a boy whose identityis as fluid as a river and as changeable as a chameleon’s skin.Ted Staunton is a writer, speaker, workshop leader, story teller and musical performer. His novelJump Cut was part of Seven (the series) and he is the author of many other books,including the Morganseries for young readers, the picture book Puddleman, and two titles in the Orca Currents series. Helives in Port Hope,Ontario.To learn more about Ted,visit his web site at www.tedstauntonbooks.com.Keywords: deception, abuse, grifters, family, loyalty, identityAlso by Ted StauntonJump Cut9781554699476 • $9.95ages 10+Power Chord9781554699032 • $9.95ages 10–14
  19. 19. 17www.orcabook.comTeen FictionBecoming a statisticwas never part ofthe plan.September 20139781459801363$12.95 pb5.5 x 8.25288 pagesages 12+pdf 9781459801370epub 9781459801387So Much It HurtsMonique PolakIris is an aspiring actress, so when Mick, a well-known visiting Aussie director, takes an interestin her, she’s flattered. He’s fourteen years older, attractive, smart, charming and sexy—in otherwords, nothing like her hapless ex-boyfriend,Tommy. But when Iris and Mick start a secret relation-ship, she soon witnesses Mick’s darker side, and his temper frightens her. Before long, she becomesthe target of his rage, but she makes endless excuses for him. Isolated and often in pain, Iris strugglesto continue going to school, where she is preparing for her role as Ophelia. When her family andfriends begin to realize that something is terribly wrong, Iris defends her man, but she also takes thefirst tentative steps toward self-preservation.So Much It Hurts is Monique Polak’s fourteenth novel for young adults. Her historical novel,What World is Left, won the Quebec Writers’ Federation Prize for Children’s and Young AdultLiterature. In addition to writing fiction, Monique teaches English and Humanities at MarianopolisCollege in Montreal, Quebec. She is also an active freelance journalist. For more information, visitwww.moniquepolak.com.Keywords: domestic violence, acting, deception, self-preservationAlso by Monique PolakWhat World is Left9781551438474 • $12.95ages 12+Miracleville9781554693306 • $12.95ages 12+
  20. 20. 18 www.orcabook.comTeen FictionBest. Prom. Ever.October 20139781459802971$12.95 pb5.5 x 8.25240 pagesages 12+pdf 9781459802988epub 9781459802995Tag AlongTom RyanIt’s junior prom night. Andrea is grounded for getting her older brother to buy booze for her, Paulis having panic attacks, Roemi has been stood up by his Internet date, and Candace is busy tagginga building (before she gets collared by a particularly tenacious cop). By happenstance, the four near-strangers end up together, getting into more trouble, arguing and ultimately helping each other outover the course of eight madcap hours.Tom Ryan was born and raised in Inverness on Cape Breton Island. After high school, he studiedEnglish at Mount Allison University and then moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where he studied filmproduction. Tom’s first novel, Way to Go, has been nominated for numerous awards. He lives inOttawa, Ontario, with his partner and dog. He can be found online at www.tomwrotethat.com.Keywords: friendship, randomness, bonding, sexuality, loyalty, integrityAlso by Tom RyanWay to Go9781459800779 • $12.95ages 12+
  21. 21. 19www.orcabook.comTeen FictionIt’s always“beer o’clock”at Kit’s house.September 20139781459802742$12.95 pb5.5 x 8.25288 pagesages 12+pdf 9781459802759epub 9781459802766BaygirlHeather SmithGrowing up in a picturesque Newfoundland fishing village should be idyllic for sixteen-year-oldKit Ryan, but living with an alcoholic father makes Kit’s day-to-day life unpredictable and almostintolerable. When the 1992 cod moratorium forces her father out of a job, the tension between Kitand her father grows. Forced to leave their rural community, the family moves to the city, wherethey live with Uncle Iggy, a widower with problems of his own. Immediately pegged as a “baygirl,” Kitstruggles to fit in, but longstanding trust issues threaten to hold her back when a boy named Elliotexpresses an interest in her.Originally from Newfoundland, Heather Smith now lives in Waterloo, Ontario, with her husbandand three children. Her Newfoundland roots inspire much of her writing. For more information,visit www.heathertsmith.com.Keywords: alcoholism, loyalty, family, first love, death
  22. 22. ReachingReluctantReadersHi-Lo books from Orca BookPublishers are short, high-interestnovels, written at a lower reading level butwith age-appropriate plots and characters.These books feature linear storylines,limited vocabulary and contemporary topics.Short, high-interestnovels for ages 10 to 14• Reading levels from grade 2.0–4.5• 112–136 pages each• Accelerated Reader selections• Lexile levels available• Free individual teachers’ guides online• Resource Guides available, both print (coil-bound) and CD• 70 titles now availableMystery stories with sportsthemes for ages 10+• Reading levels from grade 2.0–4.5• 144–192 pages each• Accelerated Reader selections• Lexile levels available• Free individual teachers’ guides online• Resource Guides available, both print (coil-bound) and CD• 38 titles now availableContemporary, compellingstories for ages 12+• Reading levels from grade 2.0–4.5• 112–144 pages each• Accelerated Reader selections• Lexile levels available• Free individual teachers’ guides online• Resource Guides available, both print (coil-bound) and CD• 92 titles now availableEngaging, short novelsfor adults• Reading levels from grade 2.0–6.0• 128–144 pages each• Great storytelling• Easy-to-read format• Free individual teachers’ guides online• 33 titles now availableThe Spider BiTeSMedora SaleReading level: 2.0Interest level: AdultThemes: mystery, suspense, literacy978-1-55469-282-8 pbSummaryAfter being suspended from the force on suspicion of corruption, Detective Rick “The Spider”Montoya knows his career as a police officer is over. It doesn’t matter that he was framed. Even ifRick can prove it was a setup, the mark is still on his name, like a stain. Not only that, but Rick’sdrinking has driven away Angela, his wife and best friend. Their marriage is in shambles.Rick returns home from five months away working on a farm. He discovers someone living inhis basement apartment. but before he can find out who it is, the house goes up in flames. Twopeople die in the fire. One is Rick’s landlord, Cheryl. The identity of the other victim isn’t soclear. At first many people believe it’s Rick who has died. After all, it was his suite.The night of the fire, Rick goes over to the house to check things out. He’s attacked andknocked unconscious. When he comes to, he’s really interested in figuring out who set the fireand killed two people. He’s pretty sure he was supposed to be one of them.As Cheryl’s daughter, Susanna, grieves the loss of her mother, the number of suspects mounts.A young electrician; an insurance guy; Rick’s own wife (an ex-cop turned insurance investigator);one of his colleagues; even Rick himself.Independent of the investigating officers, Rick weaves a thoughtful web of possibilities as hesorts through different people’s connections to the people who died in the fire. The conclusion?Susanna arranged to have her mother killed so she could collect on her sizable insurance policy.Rick is offered a job as an insurance investigator, and he and Angela take one more crack atmaking their marriage work.READINGGUIDEThe Middle GroundZoe WhiTTallReading level: 4.2Interest level: AdultThemes: relationships, trust, literacy978-1-55469-288-0 pbSummaryMissy Turner’s son has gone to summer camp for six weeks, leaving behind an empty house—and a mother who realizes her only child will soon leave home. Missy heads for work, onlyto learn that the hardware store is closing and she’s out of a job. Naturally upset, she returnshome—and walks in on her husband Dale making out with their next-door neighbor.Shocked, Missy heads to the café in town. Her day turns from bad to worse when, momentslater, she finds herself being held at gunpoint—even if it is by a sexy Jude Law lookalike whosmells like wood chips and soap.but the robbery goes wrong, and the police show up. Right there, Missy makes a choice. Herson is growing up. Her husband is a beer-bellied cheater in sweatpants. Maybe her sister is right:maybe she does need some adventure in her life.Missy helps the thug escape and eventually agrees to join him on a road trip to New York.Enthralled by her sudden freedom—and uncharacteristic badness—Missy camps out with herrenegade outlaw in a tawdry motel. She buys his stories about how he’s really not a criminal, justa guy who’s been dealt a bad hand. but hours later, the guy pulls a gun on yet another cashier—and Missy finally connects the dots.Missy and her husband spend the summer apart. but her dangerous fling with the gunman hashelped her see what matters most—and where she needs to make changes. As thesummer draws to an end, Missy and Dale are back together, preparing to welcome their sonhome. There is a good chance they will work things out.READINGGUIDELove You To DeaThGaiL BowenReading level: 4.2Interest level: AdultThemes: mystery, suspense, literacy978-1-55469-262-0 pbSummaryWhen radio host Charlie D hits the airwaves at 11:00 every night, he leaves behind CharlieDowhanuik: heartbroken, unable to trust, a blood-red birthmark covering half his face. behindthe mic, Charlie D is a charismatic, wise-cracking stud who holds people together as their livesfall apart. His show, The World According to Charlie D, has a huge following. It’s where peopleturn when they don’t know where else to go.but lately, several among Charlie’s faithful flock of listeners have turned up dead. Clues havebeen arriving in the station mail—clues that point to one of Charlie’s listeners as the killer.Charlie and his producer, Nova, agree to help the police flush out the killer during tonight’sbroadcast. He or she will be listening; there’s no doubt of that.All night, Charlie probes his callers for clues about who’s behind the violence. Every fan is asuspect. Charlie is forced to dig deep within himself to keep his cool when he has to listen towhat seems to be the death of one of his most loyal followers. The pressure’s on: he’s got topinpoint the perpetrator before anyone else gets killed.but true to her obsession, the suspect can’t stay away from Charlie for long. In a surprisemaneuver that puts Nova’s life at risk, the murderer reveals herself at the radio station.In person.When the killer learns the man behind the voice is no match for the perfection she’denvisioned, her dream is shattered. but in bringing Charlie to the edge, she helps him realize hehas nothing to hide.READINGGUIDESold as collections. For more information email: collections@orcabook.com
  23. 23. Visit www.reachingreluctantreaders.com for• Balanced Reading Program• Common Core tie-ins• Readers Theater• Reading Strategies• Teacher ResourcesOnline Resourcesfor Students and EducatorsSign up for a free trial of Orca Digital Subscriptions: digital@orcabook.comDigital Literacy SolutionsOrca Digital Subscriptions are a unique and cost-effective way to provideebooks to an entire school or library system. With the purchase of asubscription you get multiuser access to all of the titles in your collection.There is no limit to how many users can read any book at the same time,and students can access your collection at school or at home. With ournew premium subscription, students can download ebooks to their owndevices, including smartphones.• Unlimited multiuser access• MARC records• Board-level pricing available• Custom subscriptions available• Five-year subscriptions availableThe Middle GroundZoe WhiTTallReading level: 4.2Interest level: AdultThemes: relationships, trust, literacy978-1-55469-288-0 pbSummaryMissy Turner’s son has gone to summer camp for six weeks, leaving behind an empty house—and a mother who realizes her only child will soon leave home. Missy heads for work, onlyto learn that the hardware store is closing and she’s out of a job. Naturally upset, she returnshome—and walks in on her husband Dale making out with their next-door neighbor.Shocked, Missy heads to the café in town. Her day turns from bad to worse when, momentslater, she finds herself being held at gunpoint—even if it is by a sexy Jude Law lookalike whosmells like wood chips and soap.but the robbery goes wrong, and the police show up. Right there, Missy makes a choice. Herson is growing up. Her husband is a beer-bellied cheater in sweatpants. Maybe her sister is right:maybe she does need some adventure in her life.Missy helps the thug escape and eventually agrees to join him on a road trip to New York.Enthralled by her sudden freedom—and uncharacteristic badness—Missy camps out with herrenegade outlaw in a tawdry motel. She buys his stories about how he’s really not a criminal, justa guy who’s been dealt a bad hand. but hours later, the guy pulls a gun on yet another cashier—and Missy finally connects the dots.Missy and her husband spend the summer apart. but her dangerous fling with the gunman hashelped her see what matters most—and where she needs to make changes. As thesummer draws to an end, Missy and Dale are back together, preparing to welcome their sonhome. There is a good chance they will work things out.READINGGUIDE
  24. 24. 22 www.orcabook.comOrca CurrentsSeptember 20139781459803718 • $9.95 pb9781459803725 • $16.95 hc4.25 x 7136 pagesages 10–14rl 3.1pdf 9781459803732epub 9781459803749September 20139781459803565 • $9.95 pb9781459803572 • $16.95 hc4.25 x 7136 pagesages 10–14rl 3.8pdf 9781459803589epub 9781459803596Destination HumanK. L. DenmanAs if girls aren’t alien enough already.Chloe thinks of herself as a normal teenage girl—if there’s any such thing—until a formlessalien being inhabits her body.The being is named Welkin and claims to be a Universal. Welkinhas entered Chloe’s body as part of a school project. Chloe agrees to let this weirdo observe herlife for three days as long as Welkin doesn’t interfere.Welkin tries to respect the non-interferenceportion of the agreement. But Welkin’s stream of alien commentary as Chloe deals with boys, hercoach and math homework has a comic, and sometimes enlightening, impact on Chloe’s life.K.L. Denman has never been inhabited by an alien being, but she found Welkin’s perspec-tive to be a great way to explore the challenging teen experience. K.L. Denman lives in Delta,British Columbia. For more information visit www.kldenman.com.Keywords: aliens, science fiction, humor, physicality, running, image, romance, magic realismTamperedMichele Martin BossleyCare for a spider with your grapes?Trevor has started his first job at Ashton’s Fresh Marketplace, where someone has beentampering with the food. Cayenne has been sprinkled on cookies, garlic put in coffee, andplastic insects hidden in fruit displays to terrify customers.Trevor and his friends Nick and Robyndecide to find out who is out to destroy the store’s reputation. Is it Mattie, the disgruntledex-employee? Or perhaps the competition? Or is it Alex, their schoolmate who doesn’t knowwhen a joke has gone too far? Their snooping makes the kids themselves seem suspicious,and soonthey realize they have to solve the mystery before Trevor gets fired for a crime he didn’t commit.Michele Martin Bossley is the author of eighteen novels for young people. A frequent speakerat writing conferences and schools, Michele divides her time between writing and parenting herfour sons. She lives in Calgary, Alberta.Keywords: grocery stores, food tampering, mystery, careers, nutrition, employment, sleuthing
  25. 25. 23www.orcabook.comOrca CurrentsOctober 20139781459804371 • $9.95 pb9781459804388 • $16.95 hc4.25 x 7128 pagesages 10–14rl 3.8pdf 9781459804395epub 9781459804401October 20139781459804968 • $9.95 pb9781459805101 • $16.95 hc4.25 x 7128 pagesages 10–14rl 3.4pdf 9781459804975epub 9781459804982Ace’s BasementTed StauntonWhen bullying backfires.Following the demise of his first band, Ace has started a duo called Two with Lisa, a girl he hasa huge crush on. As Ace and Lisa get serious about their music, Denny, Ace’s hapless friend,tries to help out by filming their every move so that he can create the ultimate music video. As ajoke, Denny puts together a Two video capturing all of the embarrassing moments—moments thatLisa in particular doesn’t want shared. Somehow, the video gets posted on YouTube. Lisa and Acefind themselves starring in the latest comedic viral video. Lisa is humiliated and refuses to talk toAce—until their fame turns out to have positive results.Ted Staunton divides his time between writing and a busy schedule as a speaker, workshopleader, storyteller and musical performer for children and adults. Ted lives in Port Hope, Ontario.For more information, visit www.tedstauntonbooks.com.Keywords: Internet bullying, rock and roll, social media, humor,YouTube, guitar, singing, romanceCaught in the ActDeb LougheadCottage life is not always tranquil.Dylan and his friends attract the attention of the police when a summer bonfire gets out ofcontrol. Dylan almost loses a job opportunity at a local inn because of his antics, but he issaved by the lies of Heather, an employee of the inn. When he is caught on camera stealing towelsfrom a summer cottage after a skinny-dipping prank, Dylan and his friends become suspects in anumber of cottage robberies. Dylan learns everything he can about the robberies,with the hope ofclearing his name, and finds himself in more than one sticky situation in the process.Deb Loughead is the author of more than twenty-five books for children and young adults. Shehas written and directed children’s plays and taught creative-writing classes for adults in Toronto.Deb likes to spend her non-writing time reading, knitting or hanging around horses as a thera-peutic-riding volunteer. Deb lives with her family in Toronto, Ontario.Keywords: cottages, summer jobs, mystery, sleuthing, holidays, troublemaking, pranks, crime
  26. 26. • Arrives at your school or libraryready to play• No downloads, cds or cassettes• Batteries and headphones included• Two unabridged audiobooks on eachGoReader• Selected titles from our popularseries for reluctant readers• Read along while listening• Custom GoReader available• Call for details: 1-800-210-5277Digital Reading AidA portable,preloaded mp3audio device24 www.orcabook.comOrca Audio—GoReadersOrca SoundingsGoReaderVolume 6$49.95Runtime: 3:00 hrs9781459803367Includes: Infiltration,LockdownOrca CurrentsGoReaderVolume 6$49.95Runtime: 3:00 hrs9781459801837Includes: LagganLard Butts, PigboyOrca CurrentsGoReaderVolume 1$49.95 • Runtime: 3:00 hrs9781459800410Includes: See No Evil,Dog WalkerOrca CurrentsGoReaderVolume 2$49.95 • Runtime: 3:00 hrs9781459800496Includes: Skate Freak,Sewer RatsOrca CurrentsGoReaderVolume 3$49.95 • Runtime: 3:00 hrs9781459800502Includes: Chat Room,Mirror Imagewww.orcabook.comVolume 1Volume1SeeNoEvil•DogWalkerwww.orcabook.comPortable, pre-loaded audio. 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  27. 27. 25www.orcabook.comOrca SportsThings are spinningout of control.November 20139781459803855$9.95 pb4.25 x 7144 pagesages 10+rl 4.2pdf 9781459803862epub 9781459803879TopspinSonya Spreen BatesKat is thrilled to be competing in a junior tennis championship at the Melbourne Park arena forthe first time. But things are off to a horrible start. Her doubles partner, Miri, is sneaking aroundat night and asking Kat to cover for her. She’s also playing terribly, almost costing them their match.Miri’s boyfriend, Hamish, one of the top competitors, seems unaware of her unusual behavior. Whenstrange things begin happening to throw off Hamish’s game, Kat suspects that Miri may be involved.Who is trying to sabotage Hamish? And can Kat put a stop to the plot before it’s too late?Sonya Spreen Bates is a Canadian writer living in South Australia. She began writing children’sfiction in 2001, inspired by her two daughters and their love of the stories she told them. Sonya’sstories have been published in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Topspin is her first book in theOrca Sports series.Keywords: tennis, blackmail, mystery, sabotage, Australia
  28. 28. 26 www.orcabook.comOctober 20139781459805262 • $9.95 pb9781459805293 • $16.95 hc4.25 x 7128 pagesages 12+rl 3.1pdf 9781459805279epub 9781459805286TriggeredVicki GrantNeil has broken up with Jade but can’t end the relationship.Neil decides that his long-term relationship with Jade is finally over. After ending it, he realizesthe hardest part will be saying goodbye to her little brother, Owen, who suffers from severemigraines. Neil’s friends suspect that Jade’s constant calls for help are just too convenient to bereal. What are the chances Owen would relapse every time Neil is out with someone new? Neiladmits they’re not very good—but he’s seen the boy. A four-year-old can’t fake an illness like that.Turns out both Neil and his friends are right.Vicki Grant has written a number of titles in the Orca Soundings series including Comeback,DeadEnd Job and ID. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.Keywords: relationships, illness, deceit, obligation“[There is a] consistent quality of writing in these OrcaSoundings books…and their messages withstand theirown edgy currency. For readers in a ruthlessly visualage, this is no mean accomplishment.” —Resource Links“When students tell me they hate reading and all thebooks are boring, I take them to my Orca shelf. Oncethey try one Orca Soundings title, they want to readthem all!” —Tori Jensen, John Glenn Middle School MN“It is with enthusiasm I write to tell you, ‘Thank youfor nailing it!’ Many of my students have never com-pleted a book in their lives. Now they are reading oneof these books in less than 24 hours. They have beeninspired to read! Thank you again.”—Lorraine Wiener, Inglewood High School, CAPraisefor theseriesOrca Soundings
  29. 29. 27www.orcabook.comSeptember 20139781459805118 • $9.95 pb9781459805170 • $16.95 hc4.25 x 7128 pagesages 12+rl 4.1pdf 9781459805125epub 9781459805132October 20139781459805224 • $9.95 pb9781459805255 • $16.95 hc4.25 x 7128 pagesages 12+rl 3.2pdf 9781459805231epub 9781459805248My SideNorah McClintockThere are two sides to every story.Two answers to every question. And one truth.When quiet,shy Addie is lured into the woods,she is convinced she is going to die. She quicklyfinds out that there are worse things than terror—things like betrayal at the hands of herbest friend and public humiliation in front of the entire school.Neely, Addie’s ex-best friend,is tired of the same old life and the same old friends. She is readyto take some chances to re-invent herself. Is she also ready to win new friends at the expense ofold ones?There are two sides to every story, and it’s impossible to know the truth until you’ve heardthem both. But sometimes you don’t ever learn the other side of the story.What drives these twofriends apart? Who is right and who is wrong? You’ll only know if you read both sides.Norah McClintock has written many bestselling novels, including She Said/She Saw, Back andGuilty. Norah lives in Toronto, Ontario.Keywords: bullying, betrayal, viral video, alienation, social anxiety, cliques, revengeCrashLesley ChoyceCameron thinks he can survive anything on willpower alone.Not this time.Just when sixteen-year-old Cameron thinks he’s going to straighten out his troubled life, hisparents break up and he ends up living on the street with his dog,Ozzie. He meets a girl namedMackenzie, who has been sleeping in a pup tent in the park. With her help, he tries to survive onthe street and continue with school, despite the new challenges in his life.Finding a safe place for them to crash at night is difficult, and panhandling for money isn’t aseasy as it looks. Cameron learns that Mackenzie has her own emotional baggage to deal with, andlife for a kid with a dog and no home gets even more challenging. After Mackenzie gets into somereal trouble, Cameron realizes he needs to come up with a realistic solution if they are going tosurvive the turbulence.Lesley Choyce is the author of eighty-four books for adults,teens and kids. He runs PottersfieldPress, teaches at Dalhousie University and lives at Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, where hesurfs year-round. A recent book, I’m Alive, I Believe in Everything, is a collection of his poems writtenover forty years. For more information, visit www.lesleychoyce.com.Keywords: homelessness, dogs, panhandling, high school, resolutions, survivalOrca Soundings
  30. 30. 28 www.orcabook.comRapid ReadsSeptember 20139781459803275$9.95 pb4.75 x 7.25128 pagesAdult Fictionrl 3.0pdf 9781459803282epub 9781459803299September 20139781459802094$9.95 pb4.75 x 7.25144 pagesAdult Fictionrl 2.5pdf 9781459802100epub 9781459802117Just GoneWilliam KowalskiWith no one else to protect them,street kids welcome Jacky Wacky and his vigilante justice.Mother Anqelique runs a shelter for homeless mothers and their children in a run-downinner-city area, where drug addiction, prostitution and random acts of violence are facts oflife. One day, newly orphaned Jamal and his sister Chantay arrive at the shelter, hungry and scared.As Angelique tries to find a new home for them, she develops a fascination with seven-year-oldJamal, who seems to inhabit a world of his own. Jamal tells her fantastic stories of a man namedJacky Wacky, who protects the poor children of the city and punishes the adults who harm them.A God-fearing woman, Angelique doesn’t believe his stories at first. But strange things begin tohappen whenever Jamal is around, and Mother Angelique is forced to admit that the world maycontain stranger truths than her faith can explain.William Kowalski’s first novel, Eddie’s Bastard, was an international bestseller and has beentranslated into a dozen languages. Just Gone is his fourth title in the Rapid Reads series. Kowalski isa full-time writer, husband and father. He is also a part-time independent adult educational consul-tant,specializing in designing and delivering curricula to adults who are unemployed,undereducatedand struggling to survive. He lives in Nova Scotia.Keywords: homelessness, poverty, crime, magic realismValentino PierReed Farrel ColemanWill it be Ellis or his dog Ugly who helps Gulliver uncover themysterious goings-on at Valentino Pier?It all begins when PI Gulliver Dowd is approached by Ellis Torres, a street kid, on Valentino Pierin the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. Ellis has lost his dog, and after Gulliver helps to find thedog for him, they go their separate ways. So when Ellis is discovered beaten, unconscious and leftfor dead not far from the pier early the following morning,Gulliver is horrified—and suspicious. Hesets out to find the attacker and learn why the boy was targeted. What Gulliver uncovers by wayof bizarre clues—amidst threats of danger to himself and his loved ones—leads him on his mostcurious case yet. Undeniably, there is something amiss at Valentino Pier.Called a “hard-boiled poet” by NPR’s Maureen Corrigan and “the noir poet laureate” in theHuffington Post. Reed Farrel Coleman has published seventeen novels including Dirty Work,his first title featuring PI Gulliver Dowd. He is a three-time recipient of the Shamus Award forBest PI Novel of the Year and is a two-time Edgar Award nominee. He is an adjunct instructor ofEnglish at Hofstra University and lives with his family on Long Island. For more information, visitwww.reedcoleman.com.Keywords: mystery, crime, New York City, private eye, dogs
  31. 31. 29www.orcabook.comRapid ReadsOctober 20139781459804876$9.95 pb4.75 x 7.25128 pagesAdult Fictionrl 3.8pdf 9781459804883epub 9781459804890October 20139781459804067$9.95 pb4.75 x 7.25128 pagesAdult Fictionrl 4.5pdf 9781459804074epub 9781459804081The Goddaughter’s RevengeMelodie CampbellWhen the burglar is also a harsh critic of interior design,it’s front-page news!When jewelry-store owner Gina Gallo and her boyfriend Pete take a week’s vacation, sheleaves the store in the hands of her cousin from New York. After all, cousin Carmine is acertified gemologist—but Carmine is also in the Mob. When Gina gets back, she discovers thather cousin has spent his time switching real gems for fakes in the jewelry of some of her bestcustomers.With her reputation on the line, what’s a Mob goddaughter to do? Mastermind a string ofburglaries to get the gems back, of course! But nothing ever goes entirely smoothly for Gina. Soonshe and her eccentric cousin Nico are the toast of the town, as the local paper and everyone elsefollow the antics of their very own Pink Panthers.Melodie Campbell achieved a personal best this year when Library Journal compared her toJanet Evanovich. Melodie got her start writing comedy. Her work has appeared in Alfred HitchcockMystery Magazine, Star Magazine, Canadian Living, The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and manymore. The Goddaughter’s Revenge, a follow-up to The Goddaughter, is Melodie’s fifth published novel.She lives in Oakville, Ontario, and can be found at www.melodiecampbell.com.Keywords: humor, crime, mobsters, gems and jewelry, HamiltonA Woman ScornedJames HeneghanA gruesome death—but was it suicide or murder?Vancouver city councilor George Hamilton Nash has left his wife of twenty years and movedinto a posh West End condo. A wealthy man about town, Nash appears to be enjoying all thepleasures the city has to offer—until he turns up dead.The note left behind indicates suicide, andthe police are satisfied with this. But Sebastian Casey,a reporter for the West End Clarion who knewsomething of Nash’s reputation as a lady’s man, is not so sure. He doesn’t buy suicide and setsout to prove otherwise, amidst trouble in his own relationship, and with no shortage of suspects,including the wife left behind.The break Casey needs comes from a most unlikely source.A former fingerprint specialist with the Vancouver Police Department, James Heneghan haswon numerous awards for his books for young readers, including the Sheila A. Egoff Children’sLiterature Prize three times. His first book for the Rapid Reads series, also featuring reporterSebastian Casey, was Fit to Kill. James lives in North Vancouver, British Columbia.Keywords: mystery, infidelity, murder, politics
  32. 32. 30 www.orcabook.comBacklistTitle Author ISBN PriceBoard BooksAlligator, Bear, Crab Pechter, L. 9781554693603 9.95 bbBaby’s First Bookshelf 9781459804470 24.95 bbDance Baby Dance Spalding, A. 9781554690794 9.95 bbHamsters Holding Hands Reich, K. 9781459801233 9.95 bbKiss, Tickle, Cuddle, Hug Musgrave, S. 9781459801639 9.95 bbLittle You Van Camp, R. 9781459802483 9.95 bbThe Ways I Will Love… Boehm, R. 9781554691876 9.95 bbWelcome Song for Baby Van Camp, R. 9781551436616 9.95 bbPicturebooksAlphabetter Bar-el, D. 9781551438610 9.95 pbArt’s Supplies Tougas, C. 9781551439204 19.95 hcButtercup’s Lovely Day Beck, C. 9781554691227 9.95 pbButtercup’s Lovely Day Beck, C. 9781551435121 19.95 hcCan Hens Give Milk? Stuchner, J. 9781459804272 9.95 pbChristmas Snowflake Stewart, H. 9780969385226 9.95 pbClever Rachel Waldman, D. 9781554690817 19.95 hcDoors in the Air Weale, D. 9781554692507 19.95 hcDragon Tide Lee, I. 9781551433523 21.95 hcElliot’s Fire Truck Beck, A. 9781554691432 19.95 hcEmily Carr’s Attic Léger, D. 9781551439587 9.95 pbFairy Bouchard, D. 9781551432120 19.95 hcThe Final Game Brownridge, W. 9781551431024 9.95 pbForestry A-Z Waldron, K. 9781551435046 19.95 hcFred and Pete at the… Nugent, C. 9781554691265 19.95 hcGrandpa’s Clock Gilmore, R. 9781551433332 21.95 hcGreat Lakes Rugged… Harvey, S. 9781554691050 19.95 hcIsland Santa McFarlane, S. 9780988053601 19.95 hcJeffrey and Sloth Winters, K. 9781551439747 9.95 pbJessie’s Island McFarlane, S. 9780920501764 9.95 pbKishka for Koppel Davis, A. 9781554692996 19.95 hcThe Little Hill Stewart, H. 9780969385288 12.00 hcThe Littlest Sled Dog Kusugak, M. 9781554691746 9.95 pbThe Littlest Sled Dog Kusugak, M. 9781551437521 19.95 hcThe Matatu Walters, E. 9781554693016 19.95 hcMe and Mr. Mah Spalding, A. 9781551431772 9.95 pbMechanimals Tougas, C 9781459802735 9.95 pbMechanimals Tougas, C. 9781551436289 19.95 hcThe Moccasin Goalie Brownridge, W. 9781551430546 9.95 pbMooncakes Seto, L. 9781459801073 19.95 hcThe Name of the Child Reynolds, M. 9781551432212 19.95 hcNight Boy Carter, A. 9781554694020 19.95 hcNo Two Snowflakes Fitch, S. 9781551432274 9.95 pbOut of the Deeps Carter, A. 9781551435596 19.95 hcThe Patched Heart Stewart, H. 9780969385257 19.95 hcPeek-a-Little Boo Fitch, S. 9781551433424 19.95 hcPerfect Man Wilson,T. 9781551434353 9.95 pbPierre in the Air! Beck, A. 9781554690329 19.95 hcPierre Le Poof! Beck, A. 9781554690282 19.95 hcPierre’s Friends Beck, A. 9781554690305 19.95 hcPocket Rocks Fitch, S. 9781551432892 19.95 hcThe Porcelain Doll Stewart, H. 9780969385219 19.95 hcPuppies on Board Harvey, S. 9781551433905 19.95 hcQueen Nadine Kovalski, M. 9781551430959 8.95 pbQueen Nadine Kovalski, M. 9781551430935 17.95 hcTitle Author ISBN PriceRichard Was a Picker Beck, C. 9781554690886 19.95 hcRoom Enough for Daisy Waldman, D. 9781554692552 19.95 hcA Sack Full of Feathers Waldman, D. 9781551438634 9.95 pbA Sack Full of Feathers Waldman, D. 9781551433325 19.95 hcSeal Song Spalding, A. 9781554692422 19.95 hcSecret of the Dance Spalding, A. 9781554691296 9.95 pbSecret of the Dance Spalding, A. 9781551433967 19.95 hcSilas’ Seven Grandparents Horrocks, A. 9781551435619 19.95 hcSolomon’s Tree Spalding, A. 9781551433806 9.95 pbThat’s Hockey Bouchard, D. 9781551433486 9.95 pbToday, Maybe Demers, D. 9781554694006 19.95 hcTreeSong Stewart, H. 9780969385264 19.95 hcThe Twelve Days of… Andrews, J. 9781551437354 9.95 pbUncle Wally’s Old… Edwards, W. 9781459801547 19.95 hcUnder a Prairie Sky Carter, A. 9781551432823 8.95 pbVictory at Paradise Hill Brownridge, W. 9781551432199 19.95 hcWaiting for the Whales McFarlane, S. 9780920501962 9.95 pbWalrus’s Gift Stewart, H. 9780969385271 18.00 hcWellington’s Rainy Day Beck, C. 9781554692842 19.95 hcThe West Is Calling Harvey, S. 9781551439365 19.95 hcWho’s in Maxine’s Tree Léger, D. 9781551433462 21.95 hcToopy and BinooAbracadabra Jolin, D. 9781553890430 5.95 pbThe Big Race Jolin, D. 9781553890188 2.95 pbBinoo Blows Raspberries Jolin, D. 9781553890478 6.95 pbBinoo in Colour Jolin, D. 9781553890331 5.95 bbBinoo Loves Sounds Jolin, D. 9781553890348 5.95 bbCamp Out Jolin, D. 9781553890447 6.95 pbFunny Halloween Jolin, D. 9781553890133 5.95 pbFunny Stories 2 Jolin, D. 9781553890690 9.95 hcHow Are You Binoo? Jolin, D. 9781553890386 5.95 bbLittle Red Toopy Jolin, D. 9781553890126 5.95 pbPeek-a-boo Binoo! Jolin, D. 9781553890393 5.95 bbRobinson Toopy Jolin, D. 9781553890423 5.95 pbSneezing Toopy Jolin, D. 9781553890164 2.95 pbToopy and the Shampoo Jolin, D. 9781553890225 5.95 bbToopy Dresses Up Jolin, D. 9781553890294 5.95 bbToopy Goes Bananas Jolin, D. 9781553890171 2.95 pbToopy Takes a Nap Jolin, D. 9781553890263 5.95 bbToopy Tells a Story Jolin, D. 9781553890287 5.95 bbToopy’s Story Jolin, D. 9781553890157 2.95 pbOrca EchoesAdventures at Camp… Helmer, M. 9781554693474 6.95 pbA Bee in Your Ear Wishinsky, F. 9781551433240 6.95 pbBen the Inventor Stevenson, R. 9781554698028 6.95 pbBen’s Robot Stevenson, R. 9781554691531 6.95 pbThe Big Tree Gang Bogart, J. 9781551433455 6.95 pbBruno for Real Adderson, C. 9781554690237 6.95 pbCaptain Jake Stewart, S. 9781551438962 6.95 pbCheetah Lewis, W. 9781551434650 6.95 pbDimples Delight Wishinsky, F. 9781551433622 6.95 pbDown the Chimney… Kazenbroot, N. 9781551432908 6.95 pbFlood Warning Pearce, J. 9781459800687 6.95 pbThe Fossil Hunters Helmer, M. 9781554691913 6.95 pb
  33. 33. 31www.orcabook.comBacklistTitle Author ISBN PriceA Frog in My Throat Wishinsky, F. 9781551436326 6.95 pbGeorge Most Wanted Lee, I. 9781551434728 6.95 pbGeorge, the Best of All! Lee, I. 9781551436234 6.95 pbGhost Wolf Bradford, K. 9781551433417 6.95 pbThe Great Garage Sale Helmer, M. 9781459800601 6.95 pbI, Bruno Adderson, C. 9781551435015 6.95 pbJeremy and the Enchanted… Citra, B. 9781551433226 6.95 pbJeremy and the Fantastic… Citra, B. 9781551439501 6.95 pbJeremy and the Golden… Citra, B. 9781551436579 6.95 pbJeremy in the Underworld Citra, B. 9781551434667 6.95 pbJustine…Eat Your Beets Brouwer, S. 9781554699339 6.95 pbJustine…Pooper Scooper Brouwer, S. 9781554699315 6.95 pbJustine…Queen of Green Brouwer, S. 9781554699278 6.95 pbJustine…Walk the Talk Brouwer, S. 9781554699292 6.95 pbKelly’s Cabin Smith, L. 9781551434087 6.95 pbMarsh Island Bates, S. 9781554691173 6.95 pbMaybe Later Lee, I. 9781551437644 6.95 pbMonster Lunch Skene, P. 9781551439419 6.95 pbMystery of the Missing… Pearce, J. 9781554693962 6.95 pbA Noodle Up Your Nose Wishinsky, F. 9781551432946 6.95 pbOut and About with… Bogart, J. 9781551436036 6.95 pbOver the Rainbow with… Kazenbroot, N. 9781551434698 6.95 pbThe Paper Wagon attema, m. 9781551433561 6.95 pbPrince for a Princess Walters, E. 9781459802001 6.95 pbA Puppy is for Loving Labatt, M. 9781551434773 6.95 pbRhyme Stones Skene, P. 9781551436364 6.95 pbSam and Nate Collins, P. 9781551433349 6.95 pbSam’s Ride Citra, B. 9781554691609 6.95 pbSea Dog Gaetz, D. 9781551434063 6.95 pbSharing Snowy Helmer, M. 9781554690213 6.95 pbSmuggler’s Cave Bates, S. 9781554693085 6.95 pbSomething’s Fishy Szpirglas, J. 9781554697878 6.95 pbTheodora Bear Jones, C. 9781551434964 6.95 pbThunder Creek Ranch Bates, S. 9781459801127 6.95 pbTimberwolf Challenge Brouwer, S. 9781551437309 6.95 pbTimberwolf Chase Brouwer, S. 9781551435480 6.95 pbTimberwolf Hunt Brouwer, S. 9781551437262 6.95 pbTimberwolf Prey Brouwer, S. 9781554691098 6.95 pbTimberwolf Revenge Brouwer, S. 9781551435442 6.95 pbTimberwolf Rivals Brouwer, S. 9781554691074 6.95 pbTimberwolf Tracks Brouwer, S. 9781551437347 6.95 pbTimberwolf Trap Brouwer, S. 9781551437224 6.95 pbThe True Story of George Lee, I. 9781551432939 6.95 pbUnder the Sea with… Kazenbroot, N. 9781551433660 6.95 pbWhat a Hippopota-Mess! Skene, P. 9781551434025 6.95 pbWildcat Run Bates, S. 9781554698301 6.95 pbThe Wrong Bus Peterson, L. 9781554698691 6.95 pbOrca Echoes in FrenchLa course-poursuite… Brouwer, S. 9781459800090 6.95 pbLe défi des Loups gris Brouwer, S. 9781554698127 6.95 pbLes Loups gris à la chasse Brouwer, S. 9781554698141 6.95 pbLa revanche des Loups… Brouwer, S. 9781459800113 6.95 pbOrca Young ReadersAddison Addley/Things… McMillan, M. 9781551439495 7.95 pbTitle Author ISBN PriceAddison Addley/Trick… McMillan, M. 9781554691890 7.95 pbAddy’s Race Waldman, D. 9781554699247 7.95 pbAfter Peaches Mulder, M. 9781554691760 7.95 pbThe Ballad of Knuckles… Peterson, L. 9781554692033 7.95 pbBelle of Batoche Guest, J. 9781551432977 7.95 pbThe Big Snapper Holubitsky, K. 9781551435633 7.95 pbBirdie for Now Little, J. 9781551432038 7.95 pbBoot Camp Walters, E. 9781551436951 7.95 pbCasey Little, Yo-Yo Queen Belgue, N. 9781551433578 7.95 pbCatching Spring Olsen, S. 9781551432984 7.95 pbChance and the Butterfly De Vries, M. 9781554698653 7.95 pbColette and the Silver… Belgue, N. 9781554693214 7.95 pbCursed! 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