Orca Asian-interest through December 2019

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    The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden Hardcover Heather Smith 9781459821033 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 6 - 8 Sep 17, 2019
    When the tsunami destroyed Makio's village, Makio lost his father . . . and his voice. The entire village is silenced by grief, and the young child's anger at the ocean grows. Then one day his neighbor, Mr. Hirota, begins a mysterious project—building a phone booth in his garden. At first Makio is puzzled; the phone isn't connected to anything. It just sits there, unable to ring. But as more and more villagers are drawn to the phone booth, its purpose becomes clear to Makio: the disconnected phone is connecting people to their lost loved ones. ... + Read More
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    The World on Either Side Paperback Diane Terrana 9781459822177 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12 Sep 10, 2019
    After the death of her boyfriend, sixteen-year old Valentine stops going to school, quits seeing her friends and, finally, won’t leave her bed. Desperate for her daughter to recover, Valentine’s mother takes her on a trek in Thailand. In the mountains north of Chiang Mai, Valentine finds a world she didn’t know existed, where houses are on stilts and elephants still roam wild. She learns about the Burmese civil war and the relentless violence against the Karen and Rohingya peoples. Then she meets Lin, a mysterious young elephant keeper tormen... + Read More
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    The Taste of Rain Paperback Monique Polak 9781459820265 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Sep 03, 2019
    It is 1945, and thirteen-year-old Gwen has been a prisoner at the Weihsien Internment Camp in northern China for nearly two and a half years. Gwen is one of 140 children who were enrolled at a boarding school in Chefoo when the Japanese Imperial Army invaded China. Life in the camp is difficult. There is not enough food or water, and even the children are forced to do hard labor. But Miss E., one of their teachers from Chefoo, has come up with an unusual scheme: she will follow the Girl Guide Code, treating Gwen and her friends as if they are ... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Currents Kung Fu Master Paperback Marty Chan 9781459822467 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12 Aug 27, 2019
    Everyone assumes that because he's Chinese, Jon Wong must be good at math and science and a first-class nerd. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to shake the stereotypes. After a kung fu action movie, Jon and his best buddy pretend to be martial-arts warriors. Word soon spreads that Jon is a kung fu master, and the kids begin to treat him differently. Rather than correct the mistake, Jon plays up the role and basks in the positive attention from his classmates. But when the school bully challenges him to prove his skills, Jon must figur... + Read More
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    Eight Times Up Paperback John Corr 9781459818613 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Apr 09, 2019
    Ever since his mom left, Riley has been a mess. He feels nervous all the time. His heart pounds, his neck is tight, and he can't seem to turn off his brain. His dad signs him up for aikido, hoping it will help. In the dojo, Riley meets boys who are much rougher than he is and a girl who is tougher than all the rest of them put together. For Wafaa, aikido is not her first choice. She was disqualified from competing in judo for wearing a hijab. From the first time she steps on the mat, it's clear she is far more skilled than anyone expected. Thro... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Echoes Lark and the Dessert Disaster Paperback Natasha Deen 9781459820678 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Apr 02, 2019
    Lark and Connor are judges for the annual baking contest at the community center. When they arrive, they discover that someone has destroyed a contestant's entry. And not just any contestant’s entry—Sophie's! Sophie is Lark's best friend (she just doesn't know it yet). The twin sleuths can't simply roll with it. To save the contest they'll have to take a whisk risk and start investigating the other contestants. With the timer ticking, Lark and Connor have to find the culprit before someone actually takes the cake. Lark and the Dessert Disaster ... + Read More
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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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    The Animals of Chinese New Year Dual language (English & Simplified Chinese) Board book Jen Sookfong Lee 9781459819023 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Jan 08, 2019
    Drawing on the myth of the Chinese zodiac, The Animals of Chinese New Year follows twelve animals as they speed across a river, competing to represent the imminent new year in a race held by the Jade Emperor, the most powerful Chinese god. Each animal competes in its own unique way. The ox works hard, the tiger is brave, the dog smiles kindly, but who will win? Bright photographs of babies demonstrating the same traits as the animals in the text, complemented by traditional Chinese graphic elements, accompany Sookfong Lee's lively text. Orca B... + Read More
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    Series: Orca Echoes Lark Takes a Bow Paperback Natasha Deen 9781459817159 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Oct 09, 2018
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    Series: The Golden Mask The Ruined City Paperback John Wilson 9781459819702 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 02, 2018
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    The Third Act Paperback John Wilson 9781459819672 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Sep 11, 2018
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    Diwali Lights Board book Rina Singh 9781459819085 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) exact P Aug 28, 2018
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    Harry's Hiccups Hardcover Jean Little 9781459815629 $19.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Apr 03, 2018
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    Series: Orca Origins Ramadan The Holy Month of Fasting Hardcover Ausma Zehanat Khan 9781459811812 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 27, 2018
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    Holi Colors Board book Rina Singh 9781459818491 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 0 - 2 Feb 13, 2018
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    Series: Orca Origins Chinese New Year A Celebration for Everyone Hardcover Jen Sookfong Lee 9781459811263 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 03, 2017
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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: Peter Strand Mystery The Black Tortoise Paperback Ronald Tierney 9781459812406 $9.95 FICTION Mar 21, 2017
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    The Dangerous Thing Paperback Leanne Lieberman 9781459811843 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Mar 07, 2017
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    Mooncakes Paperback Loretta Seto 9781459814318 $10.95 JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 5 Jan 17, 2017
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    Series: Orca Echoes Lark Holds the Key Paperback Natasha Deen 9781459807273 $7.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 Oct 18, 2016
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    Pandas on the Eastside Paperback Gabrielle Prendergast 9781459811430 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Oct 04, 2016
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    Series: Orca Origins Diwali Festival of Lights Hardcover Rina Singh 9781459810075 $24.95 JUVENILE NONFICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 27, 2016
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    Series: Frank Ryan Mystery Tokyo Girl Paperback Brian Harvey 9781459810761 $9.95 FICTION Aug 23, 2016
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    Spirit Level Paperback Sarah N. Harvey 9781459808164 $14.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Feb 02, 2016
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    Series: Orca Soundings Sleight of Hand Paperback Natasha Deen 9781459811201 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Nov 03, 2015
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    Series: Peter Strand Mystery The Blue Dragon Paperback Ronald Tierney 9781459809048 $9.95 FICTION Sep 22, 2015
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    Series: Orca Limelights Hot New Thing Paperback Laura Langston 9781459804319 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Mar 01, 2014
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    Series: Orca Echoes Mystery of the Missing Luck Paperback Jacqueline Pearce 9781554693962 $7.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3 May 01, 2011
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    Series: Orca Soundings Down Paperback Norah McClintock 9781551437668 $9.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Sep 01, 2007
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    Series: Orca Currents Manga Touch Paperback Jacqueline Pearce 9781551437460 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Sep 01, 2007
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    Series: Orca Young Readers The Reunion Paperback Jacqueline Pearce 9781551432304 $6.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7 Jan 01, 2003
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    Caged Eagles Paperback Eric Walters 9781551431390 $10.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Jan 01, 2001
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    Me and Mr. Mah Paperback Andrea Spalding 9781551431772 $9.95 JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - K Jan 01, 2001
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    War of the Eagles Paperback Eric Walters 9781551430997 $12.95 YOUNG ADULT FICTION Grade (CAN) from 8 - 12 Jan 01, 1998

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