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  1. 1. Fall 2014 Middle-School Fiction for Reluctant Readers Reaching More Readers for 30 Years eaching More eaders
  2. 2. Contents Frontlist Highlights................................................................................................................................................................1 Board Books • Ages 0–3...................................................................................................................................................2 Picturebooks • Ages 4–8................................................................................................................................................4 Orca Echoes • Ages 7–9.................................................................................................................................................6 Orca Footprints • Ages 8–12...........................................................................................................................................9 Middle Readers • Ages 8–14.........................................................................................................................................10 Orca Limelights • Ages 11–14.......................................................................................................................................12 The Seven Sequels • Ages 10+.......................................................................................................................................14 Seven (the series) Audiobooks • Ages 10+..............................................................................................................22 The Seven Sequels Audiobooks • Ages 10+.............................................................................................................23 Seven (the series) • Ages 10+......................................................................................................................................24 YA Fiction • Ages 12+.................................................................................................................................................26 Orca Currents • Hi-Lo • Ages 10–14.........................................................................................................................30 Orca Soundings • Hi-Lo • Ages 12+.........................................................................................................................32 Orca Sports • Hi-Lo • Ages 10+...............................................................................................................................34 Orca Audio—GoReaders • Hi-Lo • Ages 10+.......................................................................................................35 Rapid Reads Fiction • Adult.........................................................................................................................................37 Ordering Terms & Canadian Sales Representatives..................................................................................................................44 Frontlist Order Form.....................................................................................................................................................45 Orca Book Publishers gratefully acknowledges the support for its publishing programs provided by the following agencies: the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund and the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Province of British Columbia through the BC Arts Council and the Book Publishing Tax Credit. Printed in Canada. TumbleBookCloud for Teens TumbleBookCloud for Teens is an online collection of ebooks, educational videos and audiobooks for middle and high school students. Contemporary Fiction • Graphic Novels • Classics History • Geography • Civics Includes over 100 titles from Orca Free trial available. For more information email digital@orcabook.com.
  3. 3. Highlights Fall 2014 Remember customer service? We do too! At Orca, a real live person always answers the phone. Got questions? Give us a call. 1-800-210-5277 the orca blog orcabook.com/blog Find us online! Lots of Kisses A new board book from award-winning poet Lorna Crozier. Babies just wanna be kissed. See page 2. They’re baaack! Seven (the series) published in 2012 was a huge success selling over 100,000 copies.Now the 7 grandsons are at it again. The Seven Sequels will be available October 1 with more action,adventure and sevenishness.See page 15. Rapid Reads Great storytelling from authors like Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Linda L. Richards, William Kowalski and Melodie Campbell. See page 36 for more details. This fall escape on a quick adventure with Rapid Reads. Wallace Edwards Unnatural Selections, a new picturebook from Wallace Edwards comes out this fall.With strange beasts in Wallace’s captivating style this is sure to be an evolution of the picturebook. See page 4.
  4. 4. 2 www.orcabook.com Board Books Kisses for baby from nose to toes! October 2014 9781459807457 $9.95 bb 7 x 7 24 pages 9781459807464 pdf 9781459807471 epub ages 0–3 Lots of Kisses Lorna Crozier If I kiss your eyelids If I kiss your toes If I kiss the top of your head where your wispy hair grows Award-winning poet Lorna Crozier’s soothing lullaby delights in kisses for baby from head to toe. Combined with beautiful photographs, Lots of Kisses is the perfect board book for parents and caregivers to snuggle up and read with their oh-so-kissable little ones. Lorna Crozier has authored fifteen books of poetry and received many awards, including a Governor General’s Award,the Canadian Authors Association Poetry Award,the National Magazine Award (Gold Medal) and first prize in the National CBC Literary Competition. An Officer of the Order of Canada, Lorna has read her poetry on every continent except Antarctica, and in 2005 she recited a poem for Queen Elizabeth II as part of Saskatchewan’s centennial celebration. For more information, visit www.lornacrozier.ca. Keywords: babies, kisses, parts of the body, toddlers, love
  5. 5. Little Bundle of Love Words of love for baby 9781459807372 $29.95 $24.95 Set of three board books Baby's First Bookshelf From ABCs to lullabies—the perfect gift for baby 9781459804470 $29.95 $24.95 Set of three board books 9781459804678 • $9.95 9781459804685 pdf 9781459804692 epub 9781554690794 • $9.95 9781554693603 • $9.95 9781554693610 pdf 9781554691944 epub 9781459804104 • $9.95 9781459804111 pdf 9781459804128 epub 9781459802483 • $9.95 9781459802490 pdf 9781459806238 epub 9781459801233 • $9.95 9781459801240 pdf 9781459806207 epub 9781551436616 • $9.95 9781551436630 pdf 9781459806436 epub 9781459801639 • $9.95 9781459801646 pdf 9781459803213 epub 9781554691876 • $9.95 9781554691883 pdf 9781459806412 epub 9781459802407 • $9.95 9781459802414 pdf 9781459807136 epub The Board Book Collection from Orca Introduce the new arrival in your life to the exciting world of books with Orca’s board-book bundles. These packaged sets, wrapped in an inscription band for personalizing your gift, each feature three of our bestselling board books. EiF j k GlH The newest board-book bundle from Orca Over 40,000 copies sold
  6. 6. 4 www.orcabook.com Picturebooks A fantastical collection of unnatural selections! October 2014 9781459805552 $19.95 hc 8.75 x 10.75 32 pages 9781459805569 pdf 9781459805576 epub ages 4–8 Unnatural Selections Wallace Edwards Beloved illustrator Wallace Edwards invites us into the world of Professor I.B. Doodling, a trav- eling artist who takes suggestions from schoolchildren in order to create fantastical hybrid animals.The result of these visits is Unnatural Selections, a collection of magnificent beasts, from the stately Whalephant to the talented Lizabouboon. Sure to inspire the imagination, Wallace Edwards’s intricate illustrations invite you to pore over them again and again. A supplementary index lists addi- tional creatures to spot throughout the book’s pages, encouraging readers to go back for a second, and a third, look. Wallace Edwards is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and an award-winning author and illustrator. Wallace’s previous picturebook with Orca, Uncle Wally’s Old Brown Shoe, received critical acclaim for its stunning illustrations and was nominated for several awards, including the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award and the Blue Spruce Award. He was also the illustrator of the best- selling Mixed Beasts by Kenyon Cox. Wallace lives in Yarker, Ontario. For more information, visit www.wallace-edwards-art.com. Keywords: creatures, animals, imagination, hybrids, fantasy, artists, creation Also by Wallace Edwards Uncle Wally’s Old Brown Shoe 9781459801547 · $19.95 hc 9781459801554 pdf 9781459803206 epub ages 4–8
  7. 7. Reaching More Readers 9781554698929 pdf • 9781459807143 epub —Quill & Quire —Quill & Quire —Quill & Quire
  8. 8. Soapstone Signs Jeff Pinkney Illustrated by Darlene Gait Only the carver knows the soapstone’s true shape. One spring,a nine-year-old Cree boy is visited by a master soapstone carver named Linny,who gives him four pieces of soapstone. The primary secret to carving, the boy learns, is recog- nizing that each piece of soapstone already holds its true form inside. Linny teaches the boy to listen to the soapstone and look to the world around him for signs as to what to carve. As the seasons change, the young boy’s experiences lend him opportunities to develop his carving skills and become attuned to the signs around him. He eagerly awaits the following spring, which will bring Linny’s return and a chance to show off his carvings. Jeff Pinkney holds an English degree from Trent University, is a former newspaper columnist, and currently works as a business advisor. Soapstone Signs, his first work of fiction, draws on Jeff’s experiences while traveling as a development consultant in Canada’s James Bay Frontier, where he acquired a deep appreciation for the people and the landscape. Jeff is an emerging poet, writer and an amateur stone carver. He and his wife Leslie share a brood of three story-loving daughters. They are surrounded by soapstone carvings in their Peterborough, Ontario home. Keywords: soapstone carving, First Nations, Cree, coming of age, family, seasons 6 www.orcabook.com November 2014 9781459804005 $6.95 pb 5.25 x 7.625 64 pages 9781459804012 pdf 9781459804029 epub ages 7–9 Orca Echoes Early Chapter Booksfor emerging readers ages 7 to 9 Also available: Orca Echoes Collection $298.85 retail 43 paperbacks in a convenient display 9781554692613 Orca Echoes Resource Guide Professionally written guides with curriculum connections, writing exercises, discussion questions and activities for each title in the Orca Echoes series. 9781554692408 • $45.00 coil-bound 9781554697991 • $45.00 CD • Engaging early chapter books to hook new readers • Include 15 black-and-white illustrations • Free teachers’ guides online for individual titles • Guided Reading selections • 64 pages each Themes include:adventure, the environment, animals, humor, imagination and play. Discounts available for schools and libraries
  9. 9. Justine McKeen vs. the Queen of Mean Sigmund Brouwer Illustrated by Dave Whamond The Queen of Mean has no time for green. Justine McKeen is back, and she’s on a deadline. With only days left before Earth Day, Justine enlists the help of her classmates to count flower buds, frogs, spiders and ants in their natural habitat as part of an environmental science project. But there’s a species right in her own class- room that she’ll have to tackle first—a class bully. Savannah Blue, aka the Queen of Mean, criti- cizes Justine’s secondhand clothes and calls being green a waste of time.Their teacher, Mrs. Howie, gives the girls a new assignment for Earth Day—they must present together to the class on why it’s important to care for the environment. In the sixth book in this bestselling series, Justine is up against her biggest challenge yet—can she convince the Queen of Mean to go green? 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 vs. the Queen of Mean is the sixth book in the series. Sigmund lives in Red Deer, Alberta, and Nashville,Tennessee. For more information, visit www.rockandroll-literacy.com. Keywords: environmentalism, sustainability, activism, being “green”, humor, Earth Day, bullying, friendship Skye Above Eric Walters Illustrated by David Parkins Can Skye fly? She’s about to find out. Nine-year-old Skye has always had a fascination with flying. She’d love to be a pilot someday, like both of her parents, but deep down she really wishes she could be a bird. When Skye’s parents take her to Costa Rica, she is thrilled about all of the beautiful exotic birds she’ll get to see. What she doesn’t realize is that her parents have three big surprises planned, and each will offer her a different opportunity to feel what it’s like to fly. From snorkeling with baby sea turtles to parasailing out on the open ocean to zip-lining through the Costa Rican jungle, Skye will have more than one chance to fly like a bird before this trip of a lifetime is through. Eric Walters began writing in 1993 as a way to entice his grade-five students into becoming more interested in reading and writing. At the end of the year, one student suggested that he try to have his story published. Since that first creation, Eric has published more than eighty novels. Many of his novels have become bestsellers, and he has won over one hundred awards. Often his stories incorporate themes that reflect his background in education and social work and his commit- ment to humanitarian and social-justice issues. He is a tireless presenter, speaking to more than seventy thousand students per year in schools across the country. Eric is a father of three and lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with his wife, Anita, and dogs Lola and Winnie. For more information, visit www.ericwalters.net. Keywords: Costa Rica, zip-lining, parasailing, snorkeling, tourism, adventure, birds, wildlife, exploration 7www.orcabook.com Orca Echoes November 2014 9781459803978 $6.95 pb 5.25 x 7.625 64 pages 9781459803985 pdf 9781459803992 epub ages 7–9 November 2014 9781459807013 $6.95 pb 5.25 x 7.625 64 pages 9781459807020 pdf 9781459807037 epub ages 7–9 Includes green project ideas for the classroom!
  10. 10. Reaching More Readers “These books feature accessible texts, appealing layouts, and global perspectives. Inviting choices for informing and inspiring curious readers and world citizens.” —School Library Journal
  11. 11. 9www.orcabook.com Picturebooks Home is where the heart is. October 2014 9781459807426 $19.95 hc 8 x 9.5 48 pages 9781459807433 pdf ages 8–12 Take Shelter At Home Around the World Nikki Tate and Dani Tate-Stratton Aroof, a door, some windows, a floor. All houses have them, but not all houses are alike. Some have wings (airplane homes), some have wheels (Romany vardoes), some float; some are made of straw, some of snow and ice. Some are enormous, some are tiny; some are permanent and some are temporary. But all are home. Take Shelter explores the way people live all over the world and beyond—from the Arctic to the Antarctic, from an underground house in Las Vegas to the International Space Station. Everywhere people live, they adapt to their surroundings and create unique environments, using innovative techniques to provide that most basic of needs: shelter. Nikki Tate is the author of many books for children and teens, including Down to Earth in the Orca Footprints series. When she isn’t writing, she can be found caring for the many animals on her small farm, tending her garden or snuggling between her two dogs, reading. For more information, visit www.nikkitate.com. Dani Tate-Stratton lives with her husband, mom and grandfather on a small urban farm near Victoria, British Columbia, where she is a graphic designer, writer, compulsive crafter and reluctant farmer. Take Shelter is her first book. For more information, visit www.danitatestratton.com. Keywords: shelter, innovation, home, ingenuity, adaptation Also by Nikki Tate Down to Earth: How Kids Help Feed the World 9781459804234 · $19.95 hc 9781459804241 pdf ages 8–12 Orca Footprints
  12. 12. 10 www.orcabook.com Middle Readers Mission interruptus. October 2014 9781459806832 $9.95 pb 6 x 7.5 192 pages 9781459806849 pdf 9781459806856 epub ages 8–11 Dirk Daring, Secret Agent Helaine Becker When eleven-year-old Darren Dirkowitz’s evil stepbrother (code name: Waldo) gets hold of Darren’s tippity-top-secret spy journal,he threatens to expose it to the entire Preston Middle School student body. Unless,that is,Darren starts doing his dirty work for him. Now Darren’s got to use the oh-so-cloak-and-daggery skills he’s honed in his secret alternate life as Dirk Daring, Secret Agent to spy on kids at school. Naturally, he also sets up a separate, sneaky surveillance program to unearth Waldo’s own secrets. As more and more ugly truths are exposed, new alliances are forged and old friendships broken. Can Darren learn to be true to himself and build real friendships for the first time in his life? Or will he retreat back into his exciting but imaginary shadow world? Helaine Becker is the bestselling author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including the “enduring Canadian Christmas classic” A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and the giggle-inducing Ode to Underwear. She’s also a three-time winner of the Silver Birch Award and a two-time winner of the Lane Anderson Award for Science Writing for Children. Helaine lives in Toronto with her husband and her dog, Ella. For more information, visit www.helainebecker.com. Keywords: secret agent, spy, mystery, espionage, blackmail, teamwork, best friends
  13. 13. 11www.orcabook.com Middle Readers Dunces to the rescue! October 2014 9781459805859 $9.95 pb 5 x 7.5 192 pages 9781459805866 pdf 9781459805873 epub ages 9–12 Dunces Rock Kate Jaimet The Dunces—Josh, Magnolia,Wang and Wilmot—are back, and this time they’re going up against a formidable foe: Principal Hale, who has canceled their school’s drama and music program just when Wilmot needs it most. He has a guitar (given to him by a teen named Headcase), but no teacher and nowhere to practice (his dad hates rock ’n’ roll).The Dunces’ plan to convince Principal Hale to reinstate the program involves Josh’s reluctant participation in a hockey team, Magnolia’s enthusiastic role-playing and Wang’s disillusionment with a suspicious character named Hui Bing (aka Larry). But can the Dunces really rock, even when they rebrand themselves as Uncle Willy and the Wang Dang Doodles? Kate Jaimet developed an early taste for madcap plotlines due to childhood exposure to the novels of P.G. Wodehouse. Her batty characters are mainly based upon members of her own family. Kate enjoys limericks, yoga, clever repartee, kayaking and spending time with her two young daughters, except when they are trying to injure each other. Kate lives in Ottawa and for more information,visit www.katejaimet.com. Keywords: music, drama, humor, friendship Also by Kate Jaimet Dunces Anonymous 9781554690978 · $9.95 pb 9781554690985 pdf 9781554694600 epub ages 9–12
  14. 14. Honeycomb Patricia McCowan How can Nat create harmony when she doesn’t trust her own voice? When Nat, her best friend Jess and singing-star wannabe Harper sing together, their harmo- nies bring down the house. For Nat, the experience sparks a driving new desire to perform. But when the girls form a trio and enter a contest for a chance to play at theTall Grass Music Festival, Nat finds that harmony—musical and otherwise—is hard to maintain. Her bandmates almost never agree, her new boyfriend starts behaving more like a non-boyfriend, and the trio’s famous-musician mentor doesn’t even like the way Nat breathes. Every day, Nat’s dream of performing at Tall Grass seems farther away, and she questions whether she has what it takes to get there. Patricia McCowan originally wanted to be an actor. She took acting classes as a kid, was a drama-club nerd in high school and studied acting at the University of Winnipeg and the Banff Centre. After acting for a while (and then becoming a mom), she directed her creative energies to writing. Her short stories have appeared in YA anthologies,as well as in print and online magazines. Honeycomb is her first novel. Patricia lives in Toronto and Honeycomb is her first novel. For more information, visit www.patriciamccowan.com. Keywords: singing, teamwork, competition, folk music When all the world's a stage An ongoing series of performing arts novels “Orca Book Publishers’ new Limelights series takes readers backstage and into the lives of teens trying to make it in the performing arts…Given how many kids dream of stardom, the Limelights series is sure to hold wide appeal.” —Quill & Quire 9781459803824 • $9.95 9781459803831 pdf 9781459803848 epub 9781459804586 • $9.95 9781459804593 pdf 9781459804609 epub 9781459804135 • $9.95 9781459804142 pdf 9781459804159 epub 12 www.orcabook.com Orca Limelights September 2014 9781459805798 $9.95 pb 4.75 x 7.25 144 pages 9781459805804 pdf 9781459805811 epub ages 11–14 9781459804289 • $9.95 9781459804296 pdf 9781459804302 epub 9781459804616 • $9.95 9781459804623 pdf 9781459804630 epub 9781459804319 • $9.95 9781459804326 pdf 9781459804333 epub www.orcalimelights.com Junior Library Guild Selection Junior Library Guild Selection Starred Review in Booklist
  15. 15. Off Pointe Leanne Lieberman Camp Dance is all about taking risks. When Meg’s summer ballet program is canceled and her ballet teacher suggests she attend Camp Dance to learn new dance styles, Meg is devastated. Worse still, her teacher thinks she lacks stage presence and needs to connect more with her audience. At camp, Meg struggles to learn contemporary dance. A girl named Logan, who is jealous of Meg’s ballet technique and her friendship with Nio, a cute contemporary dancer, makes Meg’s life even more difficult. When Meg, Nio and Logan have to work together to create a piece for the final show, arguments threaten to ruin their dance. Unless they are able to overcome their differences, Meg’s time at Camp Dance will have been a disaster from start to finish. Leanne Lieberman is the author of three YA novels: Gravity, The Book of Trees and Lauren Yanofsky Hates the Holocaust. Her fiction has been published in Descant,The New Quarterly, Fireweed, The Antigonish Review and other journals.These days Leanne only dances in her kitchen,but she still dreams from time to time that she’s dancing onstage. Leanne lives in Kingston, Ontario. For more information, visit www.leannelieberman.com. Keywords: dance, insecurity, risk taking Forcing the Ace Erin Thomas Sometimes the real magic happens offstage. Alex wants to enter the Silver Stage magic competition, but he needs a sponsor. Jack, a veteran card wizard,is willing to take on the role,but only if Alex agrees to team up with Zoe,another young magician—and Alex’s rival. Working with Jack and sharing the spotlight with Zoe, Alex comes to see that there are other ways to be a magician besides competing—and that magic is about entertaining people, not fooling them. Erin Thomas is the author of six books for young readers, two of which—Haze and Boarder Patrol—are part of the Orca Sports series. She has yet to perform a successful magic trick,although she’s working on a fancy card shuffle. She lives in Whitby, Ontario, with her family. For more infor- mation, visit www.erinthomas.ca. Keywords: magic, competition, friendship 13www.orcabook.com Orca Limelights September 2014 9781459802803 $9.95 pb 4.75 x 7.25 136 pages 9781459802810 pdf 9781459802827 epub ages 11–14 September 2014 9781459806450 $9.95 pb 4.75 x 7.25 144 pages 9781459806467 pdf 9781459806290 epub ages 11–14
  16. 16. 7 NOVELS WRITTEN BY 7 BESTSELLING AUTHORS READ ONE. READ THEM ALL. YOU CHOOSE THE ORDER. www.thesevensequels.com Watch the trailer here! THE SEVEN SEQUELS BUNDLE 9781459808256 • $64.95 9781459808263 pdf 9781459808270 epub ages 10+ 7 linked stories published simultaneously 10.01.2014 ALSO AVAILABLE AS EBOOKS! The bestselling Seven (the series) continues with The Seven Sequels! All seven authors from the original series will return October 1, 2014 with a second set of seven novels. bring their signature writing styles to a series of adventures that take readers from the cobblestones of Cambridge to the beaches of Uruguay. Who was David McLean? A loving grandfather? A spy? Or a traitor? Eric Walters John Wilson Ted Staunton Richard Scrimger Norah McClintock Sigmund Brouwer Shane Peacock 7 grandsons 7 new missions 7 authors 7 extraordinary sequels
  17. 17. 15www.orcabook.com The Seven Sequels October 2014 9781459805439 $10.95 pb 5 x 7.5 240 pages 9781459805446 pdf 9781459805453 epub ages 10+ Sleeper Eric Walters DJ wants it all: the car, the girl and the truth about his grandfather. DJ jets across the Atlantic to England to follow a series of obscure clues and symbols he hopes will reveal the truth about his grandfather. In London,he stays with Doris,the elderly woman he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with. Laid up with a broken ankle, Doris has her grandchild, Charlie, offer assistance. Charlie—short for Charlotte—is a beautiful model who is romantically (and secretly) linked to a member of the British Royal Family. Spies, guns, double agents, the Cambridge Five and a vintage E-Type Jag are a few of the things DJ and Charlie encounter on an adventure that makes climbing Kilimanjaro look like a walk in the park. Eric Walters began writing in 1993 as a way to entice his grade-five students into becoming more interested in reading and writing. Since then,Eric has published over eighty books and won more than one hundred awards. Often his stories incorporate themes that reflect his background in education and social work and his commitment to humanitarian and social-justice issues. He speaks to over seventy thousand students per year, in schools throughout North America. Eric has three grown children and lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with his wife and two dogs. For more information, visit www.ericwalters.net. Keywords: Cambridge Five, espionage, James Bond, England, adventure, romance Also by Eric Walters Between Heaven and Earth 9781554699414 · $9.95 pb 9781554699421 pdf 9781554699438 epub ages 10+ “The rich setting and the thrilling details…will make readers yearn for their own adventure.” —Kirkus Reviews for Between Heaven and Earth, Eric’s novel in Seven (the series). ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹
  18. 18. 16 www.orcabook.com The Seven Sequels Broken Arrow John Wilson Nothing says “I love you” like plutonium. Steve thinks he made the right choice turning down a snowy week with his cousins at a cabin in northern Ontario in favor of a relaxing (and perhaps romantic) time under the Spanish sun with his friend, Laia. But when an email from his brother DJ arrives, implicating their grandfather in some shadowy international plots involving nuclear bombs, Steve and Laia immediately put aside all thoughts of a lazy, sun-drenched vacation. In a desperate attempt to find out if Steve’s grandfather was a Cold War-era spy,they crack mysterious codes,confront violent Russian mobsters,dodge spies, unearth a bomb and avoid nudists. But the more they uncover, the more Steve wonders: whose side was Grandpa really on? Born in Edinburgh,Scotland, John Wilson grew up on the Isle of Skye and outside Glasgow without the slightest idea that he would ever write books. After completing a degree in geology at St. Andrews University, he worked in Zimbabwe and Alberta before taking up writing full-time and moving to Lantzville on Vancouver Island in 1991. John is addicted to history and firmly believes that the past must have been just as exciting, confusing and complex to those who lived through it as our world is to us. He has written over forty books of fiction and nonfiction for kids, teens and adults, and has won or been shortlisted for many awards. For more information, visit www.johnwilsonauthor.com. Keywords: Cold War, Spain, romance, adventure, espionage, nuclear bombs October 2014 9781459805408 $10.95 pb 5 x 7.5 256 pages 9781459805415 pdf 9781459805422 epub ages 10+ Also by John Wilson Lost Cause 9781554699445 · $9.95 pb 9781554699452 pdf 9781554699469 epub ages 10+ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ “The dialogue is witty and sharp… The Spanish setting oozes charm, beauty and history.” —Resource Links for Lost Cause, John’s novel in Seven (the series).
  19. 19. 17www.orcabook.com The Seven Sequels Coda Ted Staunton In the murky world of espionage, how can you tell who’s on your side? When his brother Bunny vanishes from the Toronto City Hall skating rink, Spencer, a budding filmmaker,finds himself plunged into the stuff of movie thrillers:kidnapping,terrorists,intrigue, a missing document, a world-famous pop star, disguises, romance and a rogue alligator. As he races the clock to save his brother, he must sort the real from the make-believe and unravel a murder mystery involving his grandfather. The last time Spencer got tangled up in an adventure from his grandfather’s past, he didn’t believe it was for real. Now he can’t get anyone to believe him when he says that Bunny has been kidnapped and that someone is going to die. When he isn’t writing, Ted Staunton has a busy schedule as a speaker, workshop leader, story- teller and musical performer for children and adults.Ted is the author of numerous books for young readers of all ages, including Puddleman, the Morgan series and the acclaimed Hope Springs a Leak, which was shortlisted for both a Silver Birch Award and a Hackmatack Award. His most recent novel is the YA mystery thriller Who I’m Not. Ted lives in Port Hope, Ontario. For more information, visit www.tedstauntonbooks.com. Keywords: humor, brothers, loyalty, espionage October 2014 9781459805491 $10.95 pb 5 x 7.5 224 pages 9781459805507 pdf 9781459805514 epub ages 10+ Also by Ted Staunton Jump Cut 9781554699476 · $9.95 pb 9781554699483 pdf 9781554699490 epub ages 10+ “An entertaining story with a heart of gold.” —Kirkus Reviews for Jump Cut, Ted’s novel in Seven (the series). ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹
  20. 20. 18 www.orcabook.com The Wolf and Me Richard Scrimger Life isn’t about making sense. It’s a gift, and you do your best with it. Bunny is in trouble. He’s been kidnapped from the skating rink at City Hall in Toronto, and now he’s locked in a cold basement room, still in his parka and skates. Where is he? And why do his kidnappers keep asking questions about his dead grandpa and some weird national anthem? Bunny may not always know what’s going on, but he has an innocent’s ability to get to the heart of things and find out what it’s all about. When he manages to escape, he skates across hockey rinks and down frozen highways, always a few strides ahead of his kidnappers. He gets help along the way from an assortment of characters—some kindly, some crazy, some scary and at least one that will make your jaw drop. Richard Scrimger is the award-winning author of twenty books for children and adults. His middle-school novel The Nose from Jupiter won the Mr. Christie’s Book Award. His books have appeared on ALA’s Kids’ Picks list and on The Globe and Mail and ALA’s notable books lists and have been translated into almost a dozen languages (actually, eleven). Richard lives in Toronto, is the father of four, and is used to being laughed at. For more information, visit www.scrimger.ca. Keywords: brothers, skating, friendship, loyalty October 2014 9781459805316 $10.95 pb 5 x 7.5 256 pages 9781459805323 pdf 9781459805330 epub ages 10+ The Seven Sequels Also by Richard Scrimger Ink Me 9781459800168 · $9.95 pb 9781459800175 pdf 9781459800182 epub ages 10+ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ “Bunny’s a rare hero—not on anyone’s journey but his own.” —Kirkus Reviews for Ink Me, Richard’s novel in Seven (the series).
  21. 21. 19www.orcabook.com From the Dead Norah McClintock The mean streets of Detroit hide a multitude of sins. Rennie is in Uruguay when his cousins discover a secret cache at their dead grandfather’s cottage. Thousands of dollars in foreign currencies. A mystifying notebook. Multiple passports, some obviously fake. A gun. A disguise. And a photo of some Nazis. Rennie’s mission: to find out whether there was more to the old man than anyone knew. Was he a spy? If he was, what did he do? And for whom? Did he help a Nazi war criminal escape justice? Rennie’s quest leads him to Argentina and then to Detroit, where he finds more questions than answers and more than one gun pointed—and fired—in his direction. Norah McClintock writes mystery and crime fiction for young adult readers. She is the author of the Chloe and Levesque,Mike and Riel,Robyn Hunter,and Ryan Dooley series,as well as many stand- alone novels. Norah grew up in Montreal, Quebec, is a graduate of McGill University (in history, of all things) and lives in Toronto, Ontario. She is a five-time winner of the Crime Writers of Canada’s Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Crime Novel. Her novels have been translated into sixteen languages. For more information, visit www.norahmcclintock.com. Keywords: espionage, Nazi war crimes, Detroit, murder October 2014 9781459805378 $10.95 pb 5 x 7.5 272 pages 9781459805385 pdf 9781459805392 epub ages 10+ The Seven Sequels Also by Norah McClintock Close to the Heel 9781554699506 · $9.95 pb 9781554699513 pdf 9781554699520 epub ages 10+ “A neat, suspenseful mystery tailor-made for young readers.” —Kirkus Reviews for Close to the Heel, Norah’s novel in Seven (the series). ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹
  22. 22. 20 www.orcabook.com The Seven Sequels Tin Soldier Sigmund Brouwer When things hit you out of nowhere, pick yourself up and pretend nothing happened. Jim Webb’s pursuit of the truth about his grandfather’s role in the Vietnam War puts him squarely in the sights of someone high up in the US military—someone who wants certain events from that war left in the past. Webb goes on the run in the American Deep South with Lee, a Vietnam vet, trying to smoke out the man they call the Bogeyman by using Webb as bait. The Bogeyman may be powerful and smart, but Webb and Lee, with the help of a few of Lee’s old army buddies (and one motorcycle-riding girl), are ready to take him down. Sigmund Brouwer is the bestselling author of nineteen novels and several series of children’s books, including titles in the Orca Echoes, Orca Currents and Orca Sports series, with over three million books in print in seven different languages. His 2012 novel, Devil’s Pass, was a finalist for the John Spray Mystery Award, a Red Maple nominee and a Kirkus Reviews Critics’ Pick. For more infor- mation, visit www.rockandroll-literacy.com. Sigmund and his family divide their time between his hometown of Red Deer, Alberta, and Nashville,Tennessee, where his Grammy-nominated wife is a singer and songwriter. Keywords: honor, racism,Vietnam War, friendship, trust October 2014 9781459805460 $10.95 pb 5 x 7.5 272 pages 9781459805477 pdf 9781459805484 epub ages 10+ Also by Sigmund Brouwer Devil’s Pass 9781554699384 · $9.95 pb 9781554699391 pdf 9781554699407 epub ages 10+ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ “A strong, fast-paced survival story with a kick.” —Booklist for Devil’s Pass, Sigmund’s novel in Seven (the series).
  23. 23. 21www.orcabook.com Double You Shane Peacock Adam discovers the true meaning of “live and let die.” When Adam Murphy learns that his late, revered grandfather, David McLean, hid a huge stash of foreign cash and fake passports in the family’s cottage, he is stunned. Was Grandpa really a traitor, as some of the evidence suggests? And why was a loaded Walther PPK pistol hidden at the cottage? Determined to prove his grandfather’s innocence, Adam takes the famous James Bond gun and follows the clues to Bermuda,where he encounters danger,evidence of espionage,and an unusual girl named Angel Dahl. Desperate and on the run with Angel, pursued by a deadly operative, Adam races to other exotic locations, unsure if Angel is friend or foe, or if his grandfather was a hero or a villain. Three clues hold the dark secret of David McLean’s past—the letter W, a glass eye with a golden iris, and the haunting words of someone named Mr. Know. Shane Peacock is a biographer, journalist, screenwriter and the author of more than a dozen books for young readers,including The Boy Sherlock Holmes series. His work has won many honors, and his novel, Becoming Holmes, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award. Because Shane often writes about unusual subjects, his research methods have, at times, been out of the ordinary too; he has learned the arts of tight-rope walking, silent killing, trapeze flying and sumo eating, all in the service of his art. Shane and his wife, journalist Sophie Kneisel, live with their three children on a small farm near Cobourg, Ontario, where he continues to search for and imagine larger-than-life characters. In his spare time he enjoys playing hockey, reading, and sometimes even walking the wire. For more information, visit www.shanepeacock.ca. Keywords: espionage, James Bond, loyalty, friendship, Cuban Missile Crisis October 2014 9781459805347 $10.95 pb 5 x 7.5 272 pages 9781459805354 pdf 9781459805361 epub ages 10+ The Seven Sequels Also by Shane Peacock Last Message 9781554699353 · $9.95 pb 9781554699360 pdf 9781554699377 epub ages 10+ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ ‹ “A fantastic and thrilling page-turner.” —CM Magazine for Last Message, Shane’s novel in Seven (the series).
  24. 24. Seven (the Series) Audiobooks Rediscover the original Seven with these audiobook adventures. SEVE N SERIES THE 9781459808805 • Runtime: 5.5 hours 9781459808836 • Runtime: 4.5 hours 9781459808867 • Runtime: 5.5 hours 9781459808812 • Runtime: 5 hours 9781459808829 • Runtime: 4.5 hours 9781459808850 • Runtime: 4.5 hours9781459808843 • Runtime: 5.5 hours Seven (the series) Complete Audiobook set Includes Between Heaven and Earth by Eric Walters, Lost Cause by John Wilson, Jump Cut by Ted Staunton, Ink Me by Richard Scrimger, Close to the Heel by Norah McClintock, Devil's Pass by Sigmund Brouwer, Last Message by Shane Peacock. 9781459808874 • $199.95 Runtime: 35 hours $29.95 each!
  25. 25. The Seven Sequels Audiobooks Complete unabridged action-packed audio on CDs. 9781459808515 • Runtime: 4.75 hours 9781459808461 • Runtime: 5 hours 9781459808478 • Runtime: 6.25 hours 9781459808492 • Runtime: 5 hours 9781459808522 • Runtime: 4.5 hours 9781459808508 • Runtime: 5.25 hours9781459808485 • Runtime: 6.5 hours The Seven Sequels Complete Audiobook set Includes Sleeper by Eric Walters, Broken Arrow by John Wilson, Coda by Ted Staunton, The Wolf and Me by Richard Scrimger, From the Dead by Norah McClintock, Tin Soldier by Sigmund Brouwer, Double You by Shane Peacock. 9781459808539 • $199.95 Runtime: 35.5 hours $29.95 each!
  26. 26. OVER 100,000 COPIES SOLD “Richly detailed and satisfying.” -Kirkus Reviews 9781554699414 • $9.95 9781554699421 pdf 9781554699438 epub 9781554699445 • $9.95 9781554699452 pdf 9781554699469 epub 9781554699476 • $9.95 9781554699483 pdf 9781554699490 epub 9781459800168 • $9.95 9781459800175 pdf 9781459800182 epub 9781554699506 • $9.95 9781554699513 pdf 9781554699520 epub 9781554699384 • $9.95 9781554699391 pdf 9781554699407 epub 9781554699353 • $9.95 9781554699360 pdf 9781554699377 epub Also available as Seven (the series) bundle 9781459802704 • $59.95 Ages10andup SEVEN SERIES THE THE O RIGINAL SERIES 9781459802711 pdf 9781459802728 epub www. seventheseries .com
  27. 27. 25www.orcabook.com PRAISE FOR THE SERIES GRANDSONS JOURNEYS AUTHORS 1 AMAZING SER I ES www. seventheseries .com READ ONE. READ THEM ALL. YOU CHOOSE THE ORDER. "Readers can look forward to Richard Scrimger's sense of humour, Norah McClintock's sense of mystery, John Wilson's take on history, Shane Peacock's dark plotting, Eric Walters' character- building challenges, Ted Staunton's musicality, and Sigmund Brouwer's problem-solving strategies to enrich the tales. Definitely a series for all readers." —CanLit for Little Canadians blog “I had to force myself to take a break for food and sleep once in a while. I just wanted to keep reading.” —Sam D. (teen reviewer with bookhype, a YALSA’s Teens Top Ten review program) “Every reader will doubtless have his or her own favourite...but all will find an intriguing package of books to savour.” —Canadian Children’s Book News "Exciting and good fun...It's wonderful to read a book where you love all the characters and here I certainly did." —Back to Books blog “This series is going to be very popular...The Seven series is a must-purchase for public and school libraries that are looking to add more action and adventure stories to their collections for older children and teens. Highly Recommended." —CM Magazine Also available as ebooks Free Teachers’ Guide available online
  28. 28. 26 www.orcabook.com YA Fiction Two disappearances in one night. Someone knows the truth. September 2014 9781459805941 $12.95 pb 5.5 x 8.25 240 pages 9781459805958 pdf 9781459805965 epub ages 12+ About That Night Norah McClintock In the depths of winter,a woman wanders off in the snow. She is a popular former teacher and wife of a local policeman. A full-blown search begins. Meanwhile, Derek is staying with his new girlfriend and her parents while his family is out of town. He can’t believe his luck—Jordie is the hottest girl in school,and he’s going out with her.When Ronan,school bad boy and Jordie’s ex-boyfriend,shows up,Jordie decides that maybe Derek isn’t the one after all. But before she can end it with him, Derek disappears. Did he run away? Or did some- thing happen to him? Is there a connection between the two disappearances? As Jordie slowly starts unraveling the truth, she finds that nothing about that night is as it seems. When she finds Derek’s body, suspicion falls on her. And then on Ronan. But Jordie knows she didn’t kill Derek. And she is sure Ronan didn’t. So who is responsible? And why was Derek marked for death? Norah McClintock is a five-time winner of the Crime Writers of Canada’s Arthur Ellis Award for Best Juvenile Crime Novel. Her books include Guilty, Taken and She Said/She Saw. Norah lives in Toronto, Ontario. For information, visit www.norahmcclintock.com. Keywords: murder, small towns, rumor, suspicion, Alzheimer’s, love, loyalty, death
  29. 29. YA Fiction She Said/She Saw 9781554693351 • $12.95 PB 9781554693368 PDF 9781459800328 EPUB “Sure to appeal to teenage mystery fans...McClintock's writing is taut and tense, and the reader will find him/herself flipping rapidly through the pages seeking the truth...about that fateful night.” —Resource Links Taken 9781554691524 • $12.95 PB 9781554691548 PDF 9781554695461 EPUB “Taken is an engrossing study of the humbling effects of solitude, and it offers an unflinching depiction of the unforgiving and often brutal realities of the natural world.” —Quill & Quire Guilty 9781554699896 • $12.95 PB 9781554699926 PDF 9781554699933 EPUB “A thrilling tale of three mysterious murders. Just when you think you have it all figured out—everything changes...Best. Ending. Ever.” —YALSA YA Galley Teen Review Thrilling YA Mysteries from Norah McClintock Reaching More Readers 7 novels written by 7 bestselling Canadian authors: Eric Walters, John Wilson, Ted Staunton, Richard Scrimger, Norah McClintock, Sigmund Brouwer and Shane Peacock. SEVE N SERIES THE Norah McClintock is also one of the Seven authors www.seventheseries.com www.thesevensequels.com
  30. 30. Reaching Reluctant Readers Hi-Lo books from Orca Book Publishers are short, high- interest novels, written at a lower reading level but with age-appropriate plots and characters. These books feature linear storylines, limited vocabulary and contemporary topics. Short, high-interest novels for ages 10 to 14 • Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 4.5 • 112–136 pages each • Accelerated Reader selections • Lexile levels available • Free individual teachers’ guides online Mystery stories with sports themes for ages 10+ • Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 4.5 • 144–192 pages each • Accelerated Reader selections • Lexile levels available • Free individual teachers’ guides online Contemporary, compelling stories for ages 12+ • Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 4.5 • 112–144 pages each • Accelerated Reader selections • Lexile levels available • Free individual teachers’ guides online Engaging, short novels for adults • Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 6.0 • 128–144 pages each • Great storytelling • Easy-to-read format • Free reading guides online 28 www.orcabook.com
  31. 31. Orca Soundings Collection Orca Currents Collection Orca Sports Collection Literacy starts in the classroom. Making the case for high-quality reluctant reader fiction. All of these titles are also available as ebooks. Email digital@orcabook.com for more information. 9781554692590 $696.50 Price valid until July 31, 2015 collection of 70 paperbacks ages 10–14 Orca Currents Resource Guide 9781554692347 • $45.00 cd 9781551439563 $45.00 coil-bound 9781554692583 $378.10 Price valid until July 31, 2015 collection of 38 paperbacks ages 10+ 9781554697984 • $25.00 cd 9781551439259 $25.00 coil-bound Orca Sports Resource Guide 9781554692606 $915.40 Price valid until July 31, 2015 collection of 92 paperbacks ages 12+ 9781554692330 • $45.00 cd 9781551439549 $45.00 coil-bound Orca Soundings Resource Guide 29www.orcabook.com www.reachingreluctantreaders.com Online Resources available at For Educators: • Classroom Projects • Common Core Resources • Digital Audiobooks • Research for Educators, including reading strategies and webinars • Reader’s Theater scripts • Text2Reader (see page 43) For Students: • Writing Tips • Debating Tips • Links to great research material on a variety of themes • Book Trailers The Middle Ground Zoe WhiTTall Reading level: 4.2 Interest level: Adult Themes: relationships, trust, literacy 978-1-55469-288-0 pb Summary Missy 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, only to learn that the hardware store is closing and she’s out of a job. Naturally upset, she returns home—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, moments later, she finds herself being held at gunpoint—even if it is by a sexy Jude Law lookalike who smells like wood chips and soap. but the robbery goes wrong, and the police show up. Right there, Missy makes a choice. Her son 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 her renegade outlaw in a tawdry motel. She buys his stories about how he’s really not a criminal, just a 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 has helped her see what matters most—and where she needs to make changes. As the summer draws to an end, Missy and Dale are back together, preparing to welcome their son home. There is a good chance they will work things out. READING GUIDE “These short, well-constructed books written by best-selling, award-winning authors are a gold mine for reluctant readers. It's not simply the short chapters and intelligently controlled vocabulary. The value of these books is the text's absence of condescension and the authors' inclusion of current vernacular phrases that don't sound contrived. The stories—contemporary in tone and situation­—engage the reader from the get-go and maintain their credibility.” —Resource Links
  32. 32. 30 www.orcabook.com Orca Currents October 2014 9781459807518 · $9.95 pb 9781459807549 · $16.95 hc 4.25 x 7 128 pages 9781459807525 pdf 9781459807532 epub ages 10–14 rl 2.8 September 2014 9781459807389 · $9.95 pb 9781459807396 · $16.95 hc 4.25 x 7 128 pages 9781459807402 pdf 9781459807419 epub ages 10–14 rl 3.2 Siege Jacqueline Pearce There’s more than one siege on this battlefield. When Jason agrees to go camping with his cousin Sean, he doesn’t picture two weeks at a War of 1812 reenactment camp. But that’s where he ends up.The historically accurate camp bans all trappings of modern life, like cell phones and electricity. Jason is not impressed, but they do get to fire muskets, and he secretly likes that, despite the general dorkiness of the camp. And then there’s the cute girl who works in the mess tent. And the sneaking around at night getting into trouble, which is fun—until Jason and his friends keep running into a camp counselor who is clearly up to no good.They resolve to find out exactly what the counselor is up to, but they may have taken on more than they can handle. Unlike her protagonist, Jacqueline Pearce enjoys learning about history. The author of numerous books for young people, including Manga Touch in the Orca Currents series, Jacqueline lives in Burnaby, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.jacquelinepearce.ca. Keywords: War of 1812, historical reenactment, history, adventure, muskets The Big Apple Effect Christy Goerzen Big city, big dreams and big drama for Maddie and her wacky mom. After a lifetime of New Age “adventures” with her weirdo hippie mom, fifteen-year-old Maddie is realizing a lifelong dream and visiting New York City. Armed with her 130-item to-do list, Maddie hits the streets of New York with her friend Anna and Anna’s brother,Thomas. Maddie drags her friends around on an epic quest for the ultimate art-show outfit, oblivious to the fact that they don’t share her passion for vintage clothing.Three days into the trip, a most unwelcome surprise—the arrival of Maddie’s mother—threatens to derail the entire adventure. As her mother’s obsession with dietary trends and fortune-tellers takes center stage, and everyone’s tempers get thin, Maddie has to face some ugly facts about how she’s been treating her friends. The Big Apple Effect is Christy Goerzen’s second novel featuring Maddie and her crazy mom. In the first, Farmed Out, the two wreaked havoc at Anna’s family’s farm. Christy lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Keywords: New York, NYC, art, fashion, vintage clothing, comedy, hippies, friendship
  33. 33. Alibi Kristin Butcher What to do when all the suspects have an alibi? Fifteen-year-old Christine is visiting her eccentric great-aunt in historic Witcombe, where a pickpocket has been victimizing tourists. Aunt Maude owns an antique store and also runs the town’s ghost walk, which gives Christine the opportunity to meet local characters and visi- tors, including a mysterious young man who seems to know far too much about the crimes. When the pickpocket targets Aunt Maude’s store, Christine is determined to find out who is behind the thefts. Her search takes her through the nooks and crannies of the quaint town full of stories, and she unearths more than one surprise. Kristin Butcher’s other Orca Currents titles have been featured on recommended-reading lists such as the PSLA Top 40 (Cheat) and YA Quick Picks nominee list (Caching In). Kristin lives in Campbell River, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.kristinbutcher.com. Keywords: mystery, intrigue, small towns, antiques 31www.orcabook.com Orca Currents September 2014 9781459807754 · $9.95 pb 9781459807761 · $16.95 hc 4.25 x 7 128 pages 9781459807778 pdf 9781459807785 epub ages 10–14 rl 3.5 October 2014 9781459807679 · $9.95 pb 9781459807686 · $16.95 hc 4.25 x 7 128 pages 9781459807693 pdf 9781459807709 epub ages 10–14 rl 3.8 Hate Mail Monique Polak Sometimes silence is uglier than the cruelest words. Jordie’s cousin Todd has moved back to Montreal and is attending Jordie’s high school. Todd has autism and requires an aide. Todd has not been welcomed in the school. He’s known as a freak,and even other parents seem to resent Todd’s special needs. Jordie does everything he can to distance himself from his cousin,fearful of what his friends might think.When he learns that Todd’s whole family is buckling under the pressure of a hateful letter, Jordie starts to question his own behavior. But Todd’s resources are unique, and he soon finds a way to prove his worth to his peers and to the community at large. Inspired by real-life events, Hate Mail examines the transformative power of speaking out against prejudice. Monique Polak has written several books in the Orca Currents series, including Pyro and 121 Express, an ALA popular paperback selection. Monique lives in Montreal, Quebec. For more information visit www.moniquepolak.com. Keywords: autism, bullying, hate mail, depression, family
  34. 34. 32 www.orcabook.com Orca Soundings Could things get any worse? September 2014 9781459807150 · $9.95 pb 9781459807167 · $16.95 hc 4.25 x 7 128 pages 9781459807174 pdf 9781459807181 epub ages 12+ rl 3.8 The Way Back Carrie Mac Colby Wyatt has had a rough year. Her dad disappeared, she doesn’t have a place to live, and she’s addicted to meth.Thankfully, her best friend Gigi’s grandma takes her in, and Colby helps out with the family business,selling stolen goods in Gram’s pawnshop—stuff that Colby and Gigi along with Gigi’s brother Milo steal when they break into people’s houses, which Colby is pretty good at. Now she’s pregnant. Colby doesn’t tell anyone who the dad is. Instead, she checks herself into rehab so she can get clean and figure out how to keep the baby.Though Colby isn’t sure how to make a family, she’s determined to make things work, and she’s sure she can save Gigi too. But sometimes, no matter how hard you wish for something, it just doesn’t come true. Carrie Mac is the author of The Beckoners, Crush and Charmed. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. For information, visit www.carriemac.com. Keywords: homelessness, crime, teen pregnancy, homosexuality, drug abuse, parenthood, family Also by Carrie Mac Crush 9781551435268 • $9.95 pb 9781551435282 pdf 9781554695973 epub ages 12+ Charmed 9781551433219 • $9.95 pb 9781551434292 pdf 9781554695898 epub ages 12+
  35. 35. 33www.orcabook.com Picturebooks Maybe innocence is never clear-cut. September 2014 9781459808034 · $9.95 pb 9781459808041 · $16.95 hc 4.25 x 7 128 pages 9781459808058 pdf 9781459808065 epub ages 12+ rl 3.5 Orca Soundings Homecoming Diane Dakers Fiona’s dad comes home after sixteen months and eight days in jail. Along with her mother and family friends,she awkwardly welcomes him home. Uncle David is there,because he picked Dad up at jail. Dad’s best friend Simon,his wife May and neighbor Elisabeth are also at the house to greet Dad. He’s been away so long, it’s an uncomfortable reunion for Mom and Fiona, who have suffered finan- cially,emotionally and socially in his absence. Even the dog,Honey,isn’t sure about Fiona’s dad anymore. Fiona’s dad was in jail for a crime he didn’t commit. Or did he? Fiona thought she knew him. Believed he was innocent. But now that he’s home, her friends, her teachers, even her mom— everyone is treating him like a criminal. Guilty or not, Fiona’s father has ruined everything. When she starts getting lured into the darker side of life, she discovers who her father really is. Diane Dakers is a freelance writer and journalist. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia. For infor- mation, visit www.dianedakers.com. Keywords: crime, innocence, peer pressure, false accusations, sexual assault
  36. 36. 34 www.orcabook.com Orca Sports There’s a shark in the waters of Gulf Coast High. October 2014 9781459804418 $9.95 pb 4.25 x 7 192 pages 9781459804425 pdf 9781459804432 epub ages 10+ rl 4.2 Hardball Steven Barwin Baseball season has begun for the Gulf Coast Sharks. As a senior, Griffin has college in his sights and plans to land himself a baseball scholarship. His determination causes him to turn a blind eye to the hazing of new players by the team captain, Wade. But when Griffin senses that his cousin Carson is getting the brunt of Wade’s aggression, Griffin finally stands up to him. Soon after, steroids are found in Carson’s locker, and he’s kicked off the team. Can Griffin stop Wade’s reign of terror, prove his cousin’s innocence and still stay on track with his baseball dreams? Steven Barwin is a middle school teacher in Toronto, Ontario. He is the author of Hurricane Heat in the Orca Sport series and several Lorimer Sports Stories novels, including Fadeaway, Rock Dogs, SK8ER and Icebreaker, which was chosen as a Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Books for Kids and Teens selection. For more information, visit www.stevenbarwin.com. Keywords: baseball, college, scholarship, steroid use, hazing, competition, Florida Also by Steven Barwin Hurricane Heat 9781459802131 • $9.95 pb 9781459802148 pdf 9781459802155 epub ages 12+
  37. 37. • Arrives at your school or library ready to play • No downloads, cds or cassettes • Batteries and headphones included • Two unabridged audiobooks on each GoReader • Read along while listening • Custom GoReaders available • Call for details: 1-800-210-5277 Digital Reading Aid Orca Soundings GoReader Volume 6 $49.95 Runtime: 3:00 hrs 9781459803367 Includes: Infiltration, Lockdown Orca Currents GoReader Volume 6 $49.95 Runtime: 3:00 hrs 9781459801837 Includes: Laggan Lard Butts, Pigboy Orca Currents GoReader Volume 1 $49.95 • Runtime: 3:00 hrs 9781459800410 Includes: See No Evil, Dog Walker Orca Currents GoReader Volume 2 $49.95 • Runtime: 3:00 hrs 9781459800496 Includes: Skate Freak, Sewer Rats Orca Currents GoReader Volume 3 $49.95 • Runtime: 3:00 hrs 9781459800502 Includes: Chat Room, Mirror Image www.orcabook.com Portable, pre-loaded audio. No downloads, CDs, or cassettes. Easy to use. Hit the play button, and go. ©2010 Go Reader All Rights Reserved. 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  38. 38. FOR PEOPLE ON THE GO Quick, engaging stories by bestselling authors. Rapid Reads… Escape on a quick adventure with authors like Gail Bowen, Reed Farrel Coleman, Richard Wagamese, Lou Allin and many more. And this fall, discover the latest from Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Melodie Campbell, Linda L. Richards and William Kowalski. Also available as ebooks “Life interferes with good books. Orca Book Publishers recognizes this and offers rewarding alternatives for those pressed for time.” —The Coastal Spectator www.rapid-reads.com Order 36 or more Rapid Reads titles ($9.95 retail each) and receive this counterpack, an extra discount and free shipping. Contact Orca for more information. COUNTERPACK OFFER
  39. 39. 37www.orcabook.com Rapid Reads A small-town reporter with a sixth sense risks all to solve the case of a kidnapped woman. September 2014 9781459805767 $9.95 pb 4.75 x 7.25 128 pages 9781459805774 pdf 9781459805781 epub adult fiction rl 3.0 Search and Rescue Gail Anderson-Dargatz When a young woman goes missing on a nature trail, small-town journalist Claire Abbott is first on the scene, as usual. The clues to the woman’s whereabouts are misleading, but Claire has a sixth sense—what the fire chief calls a “radar for crime.” Trusting her intuition, Claire insists that the search and rescue team look elsewhere for clues to the woman’s disappearance. When they fail to follow up on her lead, she pursues it on her own, embarking on a snowy chase up a mountain- side that puts herself and others in danger. She’s more than just a journalist chasing a story. Claire is determined to do the right thing at any cost. Search and Rescue is the first novel in a series of mysteries featuring journalist and sleuth Claire Abbott. By the age of eighteen, Gail Anderson-Dargatz knew she wanted to write about women in rural settings.Today, Gail is a bestselling author. A Recipe for Bees and The Cure for Death by Lightning were finalists for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She also teaches other authors how to write fiction. Gail lives in the Shuswap region of British Columbia, the landscape found in so much of her writing. Her next Claire Abbott mystery will be published in 2015. For more information, visit gailanderson-dargatz.ca. Keywords: mystery, murder, journalism, newspaper reporter, kidnapping, female sleuth, psychic
  40. 40. 38 www.orcabook.com Rapid Reads Nicole Charles gets lucky one night when she discovers a murder victim. September 2014 9781459807341 $9.95 pb 4.75 x 7.25 128 pages 9781459807358 pdf 9781459807365 epub adult fiction rl 4.0 If It Bleeds Linda L. Richards Nicole Charles didn’t go to journalism school to become a gossip columnist, but the job fell into her lap right out of school and her immigrant work ethic just won’t let her quit to find something she’d like better. It’s a good job, but she struggles with the stigma attached to her position by other reporters. More than anything, she wants to be a real reporter, but it looks like she’s never going to get a chance. Then one night while covering a gallery opening, she discovers a dead body in a dark alley. An up- and-coming artist has been stabbed in the throat with an antique icepick. Nicole is right in the middle of the biggest story of the year.It’s the chance of a lifetime.Too bad someone had to die to make it happen. If It Bleeds is the first novel in a series of mysteries featuring rookie reporter Nicole Charles. Linda L. Richards is a journalist and award-winning author. She is the founding editor of January Magazine, one of the Web’s most respected voices about books. She is also the author of six novels and several works of nonfiction and is on the faculty of the Simon Fraser University Summer Publishing Workshops. In 2010, Richards’ novel Death Was in the Picture won the Panik Award for Best Los Angeles-Based Noir. Her next Nicole Charles mystery will be published in 2015. Linda can be found at lindalrichards.com and @lindalrichards. Keywords: crime fiction, murder mystery, female sleuth, journalism, newspaper reporter, urban, art world
  41. 41. 39www.orcabook.com Rapid Reads Who has ever heard of a reverse art heist?! September 2014 9781459808195 $9.95 pb 4.75 x 7.25 128 pages 9781459808201 pdf 9781459808218 epub adult fiction rl 3.5 The Artful Goddaughter Melodie Campbell Mob goddaughter Gina Gallo stands to inherit two million bucks from her great-uncle Seb,a master forger. But there’s a catch: Uncle Seb wants Gina to make things right and return an extremely valuable painting to the City Art Gallery. If she can’t do it,her rat-face cousin Carmine gets the boodle. Reluctantly, Gina comes up with a plan for a reverse heist, as she has learned things never go as planned when her family gets involved.The wrong painting gets replaced, and Gina finds herself with two priceless masterpieces in hand! It won’t be long before someone realizes what’s going on. The Artful Goddaughter is the third novel in a series featuring Gina Gallo,who wants nothing more than to run her little jewelry store. But try as she might, Gina can’t escape the family business, with hilarious consequences. Library Digest compared Melodie Campbell to Janet Evanovich. But comedy and mystery writing came to Melodie after she was a bank manager, marketing director and college instructor. Melodie has over two hundred publications, including one hundred comedy credits and forty short stories, and has won nine awards for short fiction. In 2014 Melodie won the Derringer Award for The Goddaughter’s Revenge after being a finalist in 2012. She was also a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2014. She is the executive director of Crime Writers of Canada and lives outside of Toronto, Ontario. Melodie can be found at melodiecampbell.com and @MelodieCampbell. Keywords: mystery, murder, the mob, art, theft, female sleuth Also by Melodie Campbell The Goddaughter 9781459801257 • $9.95 pb 9781459801264 pdf 9781459801271 epub adult fiction The Goddaughter’s Revenge 9781459804876 • $9.95 pb 9781459804883 pdf 9781459804890 epub adult fiction
  42. 42. 40 www.orcabook.com Rapid Reads Is the Innocence Device really the ticket to freedom that Chago seeks? September 2014 9781459807488 $9.95 pb 4.75 x 7.25 128 pages 9781459807495 pdf 9781459807501 epub adult fiction rl 3.5 The Innocence Device William Kowalski The year is 2147. Chago, twenty-four, is a prisoner in a world made up only of prisoners and those who guard them.The only bright spot in Chago’s life is his son, Jim-Jim, whose mother is a guard. In an effort to resolve overcrowding in the prison, the warden introduces the Innocence Device, a high-tech machine he claims can determine innocence or guilt. Prisoners are encouraged to walk through the Innocence Device and experience its rewards: immediate freedom or death. When they discover the machine is rigged, the prisoners riot and take over the prison. After witnessing the execution-style death of the mother of his son, and surviving a brief stint outside the prison walls, Chago ends up in a position of power. But he soon finds the new regime little different from the old, and he sets out to save the only thing he values—his son. The Innocence Device is William Kowalski’s fifth title in the Rapid Reads series. Kowalski is also an adult-education consultant,specializing in delivering curriculum to adults who are unemployed,under- educated and struggling to survive.William can be found at williamkowalski.com and @WillKowalski. Keywords: dystopian, totalitarianism, crime, big business, freedom, technology, speculative fiction Also by William Kowalski Something Noble 9781459800137 • $9.95 pb 9781459800144 pdf 9781459800151 epub adult fiction Just Gone 9781459803275 • $9.95 pb 9781459803282 pdf 9781459803299 epub adult fiction
  43. 43. 41www.orcabook.com Rapid Reads The Boom Room Rick Blechta When Detective Lieutenant Mervin Pratt is called in to assist at a murder scene at a popular downtown nightclub he discovers that the lead investigator is his rival Detective Gordon. Gordon sees it as an open-and-shut case. He has the suspect, motive and even the murder weapon. But Pratt is unwilling to jump to conclusions. “A quick and light read…The dilemmas that Pratt encounters are realistic.” —The Library of Pacific Tranquility blog Juba Good Vicki Delany RCMP Sergeant Ray Robertson has spent nearly a year serving with the United Nations in South Sudan. He can’t wait to get back home, back to policing a world he understands. But when a young woman— the fourth in three weeks—is found dead, Robertson fears that a serial killer is on the loose. It’s up to him and his Sudanese partner, John Deng, to find the killer before they can strike again. The Thirteenth Rose Gail Bowen For his Valentine’s night call-in show, host Charlie D plans to offer his listeners two hours on the topic of “satisfaction.” It’s all good fun until Charlie gets a message that there’s a murderer killing prostitutes. The hunt is on. But the murderer could be anyone, anywhere. “Perfect for mature reluctant readers, esl learners, or anyone who enjoys a good story.” –VOYA Valentino Pier Reed Farrel Coleman After helping Ellis Torres, a street kid, find his dog, PI Gulliver Dowd doesn’t realize the next time he sees Ellis the boy will be beaten, unconscious and left for dead. Gulliver is horrified—and suspicious. He sets out to find the attacker and learn why the boy was targeted. “Coleman, the award-winning author of the Moe Prager series, is a welcome addition to the talented stable of writers who have joined Orca’s Rapid Reads line. More, please.” —Library Journal Dirty Work Reed Farrel Coleman After Gulliver Dowd’s sister, an NYPD policewoman, is murdered, he becomes a licensed PI. His mysterious new client is Nina, his high-school girlfriend and the one true love of his life. But the real surprise is yet to come. “A little man with a huge heart and a huge chip on his shoulder, Gulliver Dowd swaggers into the crime fiction world and takes his place with the great investigators. Smart, vulnerable, wounded, heartbreakingly hopeful, I just adore his company. This is a staggering achievement. Bravo!” —Louise Penny Evil Behind that Door Barbara Fradkin Softhearted handyman Cedric O’Toole agrees to help Barry Mitchell renovate his farmhouse. Just out of prison, Barry is living under a cloud of suspicion. Soon Cedric uncovers a tale of violence and deception and learns just how far Barry will go to keep a tragic family secret hidden. “Fradkin successfully brings back her handyman/ inventor hero in his second outing (after The Fall Guy)…Plenty of suspense and action are packed into a short and satisfying story.” —Library Journal 9781459804906 pb 9781459804913 pdf 9781459804920 epub 9781459801004 pb 9781459801011 pdf 9781459801028 epub 9781459805149 pb 9781459805156 pdf 9781459805163 epub 9781459802063 pb 9781459802070 pdf 9781459802087 epub 9781459802254 pb 9781459802261 pdf 9781459802278 epub 9781459802094 pb 9781459802100 pdf 9781459802117 epub Engaging mysteries for readers on the run “I call them GO Train mysteries, or a “Sunday afternoon cozy.” The publisher calls them Rapid Reads. Either way, it involves a first-rate mystery story-teller, set to the task of writing a very short novel or a very long short story.” —The Hamilton Spectator
  44. 44. 42 www.orcabook.com Rapid Reads And Everything Nice Kim Moritsugu When local tv personality Anna Rai’s,private journal goes missing, she feels terribly vulnerable. What if her secrets are made public? Such revelations could be devas- tating to herself and other public figures. When a blackmailer demands cash for the notebook, Anna and her friend Stephanie lay a trap to snare the crook. “This book was quick and easy to read, but strangely gripping from the first page.” —Bookblog of the Bristol Library Him Standing Richard Wagamese When Lucas Smoke learns the Ojibway art of carving from his grandfather,he proves to be a natural. Approached by a mysterious stranger, who offers him a large advance to carve a spirit mask, Lucas feels himself changing and the mask taking control of his life. What follows is a race against time and the forces of evil in this supernatural thriller. “Wagamese dips into deep issues such as balance in the universe and the power of fear…An impressive feat.” —The Coastal Spectator Sunset Key Blake Crouch Letty Dobesh hasn’t had a job in months when she gets a very enticing offer. An acquaintance needs her to pull off his plan to steal an original Van Gogh from John Fitch, the ultrawealthy CEO who is looking for a female companion. If all goes well, Letty will be on Easy Street. But all seldom goes well. “A fast-paced thriller written in spare, efficient prose…Sunset Key hooks the reader effort- lessly with minimalistic style.” —CM Magazine When I Kill You Michelle Wan Gina Lopez is a postal worker during the week, a mud wrestler on weekends. When Marcia Beekland enters her life with a damning video, Gina succumbs to Marcia’s blackmail demands. What follows is a comic mystery caper that will keep readers both laughing and eagerly reading to discover what is really behind Marcia’s demands. “Suspense is built throughout as Gina strug- gles with her inner demons…A good read, well written. Highly Recommended.” —CM Magazine The Middle Ground Zoe Whittall Missy Turner thinks of herself as the most ordinary woman in the world.Then one day everything gets turned upside down. With her world rapidly falling apart, Missy finds herself questioning the certainties she’s lived with her whole life. “Whittall’s prose demonstrates vitality and humour as she includes the minutiae of daily life among the bizarre events in Missy’s adven- ture…An entertaining read. Recommended.” —CM Magazine Contingency Plan Lou Allin 2013 arthur ellis award winner When Sandra, recently widowed and the mother of Jane, meets wealthy Joe Gillette, he wins her over quickly. But soon after they move into their new home, things begin to change, and Joe’s controlling behavior becomes abusive. Sandra decides that she and Jane must flee to a remote cabin in hopes of escaping Joe. “A fine, well-constructed story with an all-too- plausible plot line and convincing characters.” —www.reviewingtheevidence.com 9781459801769 pb 9781459801776 pdf 9781459801783 epub 9781459801141 pb 9781459801158 pdf 9781459801165 epub 9781554698387 pb 9781554698394 pdf 9781554698400 epub 9781554692880 pb 9781554692897 pdf 9781554695089 epub 9781459802537 pb 9781459802544 pdf 9781459802551 epub 9781554699902 pb 9781554699940 pdf 9781554699957 epub Compelling novels from bestselling authors “The Rapid Reads line of books is perfect for the adult on the go who desires an intriguing read that can be devoured in one sitting.” —Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group
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