Orca Book Publishers Fall 2017 Trade

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    One Red Button Board book Marthe Jocelyn 9781459813151 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Oct 24, 2017
    One red button falls off a coat and becomes the cherry on an ice-cream cone, the wheel on a fire truck, the jewel in a necklace, and many other round surprises. Illustrated using Jocelyn's delightful paper collage, One Red Button is a search-and-find adventure for little ones. This book will encourage the youngest readers to see the assortment of shapes and colors that decorate their own growing worlds.
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    One Piece of String Board book Marthe Jocelyn 9781459813182 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Oct 24, 2017
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    Bedtime 123 Board book Eric Walters 9781459810730 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Sep 12, 2017
    Lull your little one to sleep while counting the animals also nestling in for the night. Count the stars coming out, fox cubs snuggling, puppies piling and chicks cuddling as baby rocks gently to sleep in this gorgeously illustrated board book from bestselling author Eric Walters and award-winning illustrator Josée Bisaillon.
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    You Hold Me Up Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459814479 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 31, 2017
    This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions. Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the connections children make with their friends, classmates and families. This is a foundational book about buildin... + Read More
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    My Wounded Island Hardcover Jacques Pasquet 9781459815650 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8 Aug 29, 2017
    There's an invisible creature in the waves around Sarichef. It is altering the lives of the Iñupiat people who call the island home. A young girl and her family are forced to move to the center of the island for refuge from the rising sea level. Soon the entire village will have to relocate to the mainland. Heartbroken, the young girl and her grandfather worry: what else will be lost when they are forced to abandon their homes and their community? Addressing the topic of climate refugees, My Wounded Island is based on the challenges faced by th... + Read More
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    First Times Hardcover Charles Ghigna 9781459811980 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Oct 31, 2017
    Experience the adorable first adventures of childhood with this picture book from bestselling author Charles Ghigna and celebrated illustrator Lori Joy Smith. From the first slip down a slide to the first time picking out a book to read, this rollicking narrative takes readers on a journey of discovery into the memorable firsts in a child's world. A story that will be enjoyed by the whole family, from the youngest, eager to experience their own adventures, to the oldest, so proud to watch them grow.
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    Silas' Seven Grandparents New edition Paperback Anita Horrocks 9781459816404 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Oct 10, 2017
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    Series: My Great Bear Rainforest A Bear's Life Hardcover Ian McAllister 9781459812703 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Aug 22, 2017
    Black bears, grizzly bears, and spirit bears all make their home in the Great Bear Rainforest. A Bear's Life uses Ian McAllister's stunning photographs to follow these beautiful animals through a year in the British Columbia wilderness—catching fish, eating berries, climbing trees and taking long naps. A Bear's Life is the second in the My Great Bear Rainforest series.
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    Series: Orca Echoes Lark and the Diamond Caper Paperback Natasha Deen 9781459814004 $7.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Sep 19, 2017
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    Series: Orca Echoes Bats in Trouble Paperback Pamela McDowell 9781459814035 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Oct 17, 2017
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    Series: Orca Echoes Black Gold Paperback Sara Cassidy 9781459814226 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Nov 07, 2017
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    Miriam's Secret Paperback Debby Waldman 9781459814257 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 17, 2017
    In 1930 nine-year-old Miriam travels by train from Brooklyn to her grandparents' farm in upstate New York. Her grandparents are kind, generous people, but they aren't exactly ideal playmates for a lonely girl. When Miriam is not doing homework in the kitchen with Bubby or helping prepare meals for the migrant workers that Zayde hires to help out on the farm, she plays with the barn kittens born just before she arrived. Those kittens are her only friends, until the day Miriam discovers a young girl hiding in the barn. Cissy and her brother, Joe,... + Read More
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    Munro vs. the Coyote Hardcover Darren Groth 9781459814097 $19.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Oct 17, 2017
    Since the sudden death of his younger sister, Evie, sixteen-year-old Munro Maddux has been having flashbacks and anger-management issues. He has a constant ache in his right hand. And there's a taunting, barking, biting voice he calls "the Coyote." Munro knows a six-month student exchange will not be the stuff of teenage dreams, but in Brisbane he intends to move beyond his troubled past. It is there, at an assisted-living residence called Fair Go Community Village, that Munro discovers the Coyote can be silenced. Munro volunteers as a "Living... + Read More
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    90 Days of Different Hardcover Eric Walters 9781459816732 $19.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Aug 29, 2017
    On the last day of high school, Sophie's boyfriend breaks up with her. It turns out he thinks she is too predictable, too responsible, too mature...too boring. When Sophie turns to her best friend, Ella, for comfort and reassurance, Ella just confirms what her boyfriend has said. And that hurts even more. Then Ella comes up with a plan to help Sophie find her wilder side. In the ninety days between the end of high school and the start of university, she is going to arrange for Sophie to do amazing, new, different and sometimes scary things.... + Read More
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    Hit the Ground Running Paperback Alison Hughes 9781459815445 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Aug 29, 2017
    Sixteen-year-old Dee and her seven-year-old brother, Eddie, have been on their own for six weeks. Their father has seemingly vanished into the baking Arizona desert. Their money is drying up and the rent is coming due, but it's a visit from a social worker and the prospect of being separated from Eddie that scares Dee enough to flee. She dupes her brother into packing up and embarking on the long road trip to Canada, their birthplace and former home. Lacking a driver's license and facing a looming interrogation at the border, Dee rations their ... + Read More
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    Plank's Law Paperback Lesley Choyce 9781459812499 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Sep 12, 2017
    Trevor has known since he was ten years old that he has Huntington's disease, but at sixteen he is informed that he has one year to live. One day while he's trying to figure stuff out, an old man named Plank finds him standing at a cliff by the ocean. It's the beginning of an odd but intriguing relationship. Both Trevor and Plank decide to live by Plank's Law, which is "just live." This means Trevor has to act on the things on his bucket list, like hanging out with real penguins, star in a science fiction movie and actually talk to Sara—the gir... + Read More
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    Series: Riley Donovan Out of Tune Paperback Norah McClintock 9781459814653 $10.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Oct 24, 2017
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    Speaking Our Truth A Journey of Reconciliation Hardcover Monique Gray Smith 9781459815834 $29.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 19, 2017
    Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the residential school system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding of the legacy and the impacts still being felt by Survivors and their families. Guided by acclaimed Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith, readers will learn about the lives of Survivors and listen to allies who are putting the findings of the Truth and Re... + Read More
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    Fault Lines Understanding the Power of Earthquakes Hardcover Johanna Wagstaffe 9781459812437 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 24, 2017
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    Series: PopActivism Can Your Smartphone Change the World? Paperback Erinne Paisley 9781459813038 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Sep 12, 2017
    Can Your Smartphone Change the World? is a twenty-first-century guide for anyone who has access to a smartphone. This how-to manual looks at specific ways you can create social change through the tap of a screen. Filled with examples of successful hashtag campaigns, viral videos and new socially conscious apps, the book provides practical advice for using your smartphone as a tool for social justice. This is the first book in the PopActivism series, which includes Can Your Outfit Change the World? and Can Your Conversations Change the World? (c... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Footprints A Fair Deal Shopping for Social Justice Hardcover Kari Jones 9781459810433 $19.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 03, 2017
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    Series: Orca Origins Chinese New Year A Celebration for Everyone Hardcover Jen Sookfong Lee 9781459811263 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Oct 03, 2017
    From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.
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    Series: Orca Currents Payback Paperback Deb Loughead 9781459814691 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Sep 26, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Camped Out Paperback Daphne Greer 9781459815414 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Oct 10, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Gold Paperback John Wilson 9781459814813 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Oct 24, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Medusa's Scream Paperback Melanie Jackson 9781459814417 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Nov 07, 2017
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    Series: Orca Limelights Pop Quiz Paperback Tom Ryan 9781459812222 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Sep 12, 2017
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    Series: Orca Limelights POV Paperback Ted Staunton 9781459812376 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Oct 10, 2017
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    Series: Orca Limelights Getting the Brush Off Paperback Mere Joyce 9781459813588 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Nov 14, 2017
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    Series: Orca Soundings Up North Paperback Jeff Ross 9781459814561 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Sep 19, 2017
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    Series: Orca Soundings Firewall Paperback Sean Rodman 9781459814530 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Oct 03, 2017
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    Series: Orca Soundings Caged Paperback Norah McClintock 9781459814998 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Nov 07, 2017
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    Series: Orca Soundings Heavy Freight Paperback Sigmund Brouwer 9781459814752 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Nov 14, 2017
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    Series: Orca Sports Plunge Paperback Eric Howling 9781459814196 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Aug 22, 2017
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    Series: Retribution Infiltrate Paperback Judith Graves 9781459807235 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Oct 17, 2017
    In this sequel to Exposed, Raven is once again fighting for the underdog. When a desperate wave of teen suicides threatens to overwhelm her school, Raven does some digging and learns that all of the victims have one thing in common: issues with anxiety. With help from Team Retribution, Raven links the deaths to an unauthorized drug trial at a shady medical center. To find out more, she goes undercover, but things quickly get out of her control. Soon she's not surewhat is real and what is a drug-induced fantasy.
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    Jumped In Paperback William Kowalski 9781459816275 $9.95 FICTION Apr 18, 2017
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    Worst Date Ever Paperback Melodie Campbell 9781459815599 $9.95 FICTION Sep 05, 2017
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    From Scratch Paperback Gail Anderson-Dargatz 9781459815025 $9.95 FICTION Sep 26, 2017
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    Series: Maxine Benson Mystery Murder Below Zero Paperback John Lawrence Reynolds 9781459814592 $9.95 FICTION Oct 10, 2017
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    Series: Ashley Grant Mystery White Sand Blues Paperback Vicki Delany 9781459815353 $9.95 FICTION Oct 31, 2017


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