Orca Currents through June 2019: Short, high-interest novels for middle-school readers

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    Series: Orca Currents Death by Airship Paperback Arthur Slade 9781459818705 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 29, 2019
    Prince Conn will never be king. And that's just fine with him. He's ninth in line for the pirate throne and is quite happy to sail the skies in his airship with his crew of cheery misfits, plundering as they go. But one by one his siblings are being murdered, in tragic fires, violent cannon attacks or mysterious poisonings. Soon all fingers are pointing toward Conn as the mastermind. To prove his innocence, Conn must make his way to Skull Island, navigating his airship through a gauntlet of villains, explosions and betrayals. Can he reach his f... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents Tick Tock Terror Paperback Melanie Jackson 9781459819559 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 29, 2019
    Conor loves to climb. So when the crusty old manager of a thrill ride based on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Pit and the Pendulum" challenges Conor to scale the ride in the dark of night and hide a package at the top, he foolishly accepts. But it isn't long before he realizes that he is now involved in something far more dangerous. What is in the package, and what does it have to do with Edgar Allan Poe? And why is the town bully so terrified of the old man? The more Conor learns, the deeper in trouble he gets.
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    Series: Orca Currents Embrace the Chicken Paperback Mahtab Narsimhan 9781459819733 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 29, 2019
    Even though she only left Mumbai a few months ago, Shivani isn't feeling like such an outsider anymore. She likes her new school. She finally has a best friend. But when her mother volunteers for the school's annual fundraiser, Shivani is sure she will completely embarrass her. Especially if she cooks one of the "stinky" dishes that Shivani loves but is too ashamed to eat in front of her friends. On the day of the fair, the moment Shivani walks into the gym she knows her worst fears have come true: the unmistakable scent of Indian spices is in ... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents Room 555 Paperback Cristy Watson 9781459820586 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 29, 2019
    Fourteen-year-old Roonie loves hip-hop almost as much as she loves her grandmother. She cannot wait to compete in her school's dance competition. But as her grandmother's health deteriorates, Roonie becomes more and more reluctant to visit her in the care home. These feelings of guilt and frustration cause Roonie to mess things up with her hip-hop dance partner and best friend, Kira. But while doing some volunteer hours in the hospital geriatric ward, Roonie meets an active senior recovering from a bad fall. Their shared love of dance and the w... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents Unity Club Paperback Karen Spafford-Fitz 9781459817241 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Aug 28, 2018
    Brett is president of her school's Unity Club. When a new group home for at-risk youth opens in the neighborhood, Brett becomes friends with Jude, one of the boys who lives at the home. After a series of acts of vandalism, the community starts demanding that the group home be shut down. Brett doesn't believe that Jude, or any of the other teens, is responsible, but when an elderly woman is seriously injured, Brett begins to have doubts.
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    Series: Orca Currents Running Behind Paperback Sylvia Taekema 9781459817982 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Aug 28, 2018
    Even though he was once his biggest rival, Jake Jarvis is thrilled when Spencer Solomon agrees to join the Diamonds cross-country team to compete in the Barry's Bay provincial championships. Everyone is pumped, everyone is focused, and Jake has to admit, he really likes their chances. At the last moment, Spencer informs the team that he can't go. Jake is furious. But when Spencer explains that he's worried about leaving his wheelchair-bound father alone, Jake gets to work on finding a solution to get Spencer and the Diamonds back on track.
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    Series: Orca Currents Wildfire Paperback Deb Loughead 9781459818101 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Aug 28, 2018
    Bridgewood is having one of the hottest summers on record. Despite the strict fire ban, fires keep breaking out, and it's starting to look like arson. Dylan O'Connor, as usual, is right in the thick of things, and his friend Eliot is questioned as a suspect. Dylan doesn't think Eliot is the culprit, but he does know Eliot has a secret. He has been providing shelter for a scruffy stranger named Jeb Wilder, aka Wildfire. Is Jeb responsible? Or could it be the guy Dylan caught smoking in the woods, local baseball legend Mason Bates? It's up to Dyl... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents In the Buff Paperback Vicki Grant 9781459818828 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Aug 28, 2018
    After a big fight with his wife, Rupert's grandfather, known to everyone as Gump, packs up and moves into Gentle Breezes Nudist Community for Active Seniors. Thirteen-year-old Rupert is sent in to talk some sense into him. While he's there, Rupert accidentally lets Gump's dog, Wayne, escape. Gump is frantic. Wayne is blind and tends to panic. Rupert and his grandfather set out to search the woods, and soon they are lost too. Aside from an apron, Gump is butt naked, and without his phone, Rupert feels naked too. The only way they are going to g... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents Shadow Paperback Mere Joyce 9781459816442 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 30, 2018
    Fourteen-year-old Preston Craft is organizing a film festival for his school's film club. When one of the films goes missing two days before the festival begins, Preston is convinced it was stolen and is determined to get it back. The only indication of the theft is a suspicious shadow that Preston noticed right before he discovered the film was gone—but Preston is legally blind and no one quite believes him. However, not unlike the gritty private eyes in the classic black-and-white films he adores, Preston refuses to give up. Can he solve the ... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents Winter Road Paperback Kristin Butcher 9781459815506 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 16, 2018
    Sixteen-year-old Kat and her mom haven't seen much of each other since Kat's father died last year. Her mom has taken over the family trucking business and has been away a lot. She promised that Kat could join her on her next run, a journey across the frozen Manitoba lake known as the "winter road." But at the last minute she changes her mind. Kat, who has recently been diagnosed with diabetes, stows away in the back of the semi instead. By the time her mother discovers her, it's too late to turn back.
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    Series: Orca Currents Medusa's Scream Paperback Melanie Jackson 9781459814417 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Nov 07, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Gold Paperback John Wilson 9781459814813 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 24, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Camped Out Paperback Daphne Greer 9781459815414 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 10, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Payback Paperback Deb Loughead 9781459814691 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 26, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Jungle Jitters Paperback Lisa Dalrymple 9781459813496 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 28, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Bullies Rule Paperback Monique Polak 9781459814387 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Feb 21, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Quiz Queens Paperback K.L. Denman 9781459813960 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Feb 14, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Food Freak Paperback Alex Van Tol 9781459813397 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 24, 2017
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    Series: Orca Currents Death Drop Paperback Melanie Jackson 9781459811928 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 25, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents Shatterproof Paperback Jocelyn Shipley 9781459813618 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 11, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents Taz's Recipe Paperback Diane Tullson 9781459810358 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 13, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents Bungee Jump Paperback Pam Withers 9781459812161 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Aug 30, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents Camp Disaster Paperback Frieda Wishinsky 9781459811140 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 26, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents Leggings Revolt Paperback Monique Polak 9781459811898 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 19, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents On Cue Paperback Cristy Watson 9781459811058 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 22, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents Lost Paperback John Wilson 9781459811959 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 22, 2016
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    Series: Orca Currents Three Good Things Paperback Lois Peterson 9781459809857 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Nov 03, 2015
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    Series: Orca Currents Bad Business Paperback Diane Dakers 9781459809697 $9.95 USD JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 06, 2015
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    Series: Orca Currents Eye Sore Paperback Melanie Jackson 9781459807716 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 May 01, 2015
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    Series: Orca Currents Chick: Lister Paperback Alex Van Tol 9781459810006 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 01, 2015
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    Series: Orca Currents Rise of the Zombie Scarecrows Paperback Deb Loughead 9781459809963 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 01, 2015
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    Series: Orca Currents Siege Paperback Jacqueline Pearce 9781459807518 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 01, 2014
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    Series: Orca Currents Alibi Paperback Kristin Butcher 9781459807679 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 01, 2014
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    Series: Orca Currents The Big Apple Effect Paperback Christy Goerzen 9781459807389 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2014
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    Series: Orca Currents Hate Mail Paperback Monique Polak 9781459807754 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2014
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    Series: Orca Currents Cabin Girl Paperback Kristin Butcher 9781459806498 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 01, 2014
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    Series: Orca Currents Bones Paperback John Wilson 9781459806986 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 01, 2014
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    Series: Orca Currents Ace's Basement Paperback Ted Staunton 9781459804371 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents Caught in the Act Paperback Deb Loughead 9781459804968 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents Tampered Paperback Michele Martin Bossley 9781459803565 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents Destination Human Paperback K.L. Denman 9781459803718 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents Caching In Paperback Kristin Butcher 9781459802322 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents Stolen Paperback John Wilson 9781459803756 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents FaceSpace Paperback Adrian Chamberlain 9781459801509 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents Vanish Paperback Karen Spafford-Fitz 9781459803497 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 01, 2013
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    Series: Orca Currents Oracle Paperback Alex Van Tol 9781459801325 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 01, 2012
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    Series: Orca Currents Disconnect Paperback Lois Peterson 9781459801431 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 01, 2012
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    Series: Orca Currents Pyro Paperback Monique Polak 9781459802285 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2012
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    Series: Orca Currents High Wire Paperback Melanie Jackson 9781459802360 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2012
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    Series: Orca Currents Out of Season Paperback Kari Jones 9781459800960 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 01, 2012

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