Dylan struggles with the memories of the death of his younger brother while fighting for survival in a snow-bound resort. Tagged by Eric Walters Oswald uses graffiti to fight back against an over-bearing politician. Damage by Robin Stevenson Theo ends up in a strange situation with a girl who has kidnapped her own child. New Rapid Reads Rapid Reads are short novels and non-fiction books for adult readers. In our increasingly fast-paced world we believe there is a need for well-written, well-told books that can be read in one sitting. Rapid Reads are intended for a diverse audience, including ESL students, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy and anyone who wants an high-interest quick read.
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New Orca Currents. Orca Currents are short high-interest novels with contemporary themes, written expressly for middle-school students reading below grade level. Eric and his best friend, Chris, find themselves on a high-stakes geocaching treasure hunt. FaceSpace by Adrian Chamberlain.
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Fourteen-year-old Danny invents a fictitious friend in an effort to fit in at school. Vanish by Karen Spotford-Fitz. Fourteen-year-old Simone becomes a key witness in a parental-abduction investigation. Stolen by John Wilson. Fifteen-year-old Sam solves a mystery while treasure-hunting on the Australian coast.
New Orca Sports. Perfect for reluctant teen readers, the Orca Sports titles combine mystery and adventure with team sports such as hockey, baseball, football and soccer, and solo sports like scuba diving, running, sailing, horse racing and even race-car driving. New Orca S oundings With contemporary themes and exciting stories, the Orca Soundings for reluctant teen readers are books that teens want to read.
The Orca Soundings Resource Guide, now available on CD, provides information on using the books in this popular series as part of a literacy program. Deadly by Sarah N. No Downloads. Views Total views. Actions Shares. Embeds 0 No embeds. No notes for slide. Orca Cdn School Catalogue 1. Digital subscriptions Grades Hi-Lo Fiction At-level Fiction Additional resources Grades K At-level Graphic Novels At-level Nonfiction Lexile levels are available for the books in these collections.
Accelerated Reader AR levels and quizzes are available for books in these collections.
Get these through Renaissance Learning. Go to www. Teacher Resource Guides are available for these collections. Audio is available on GoReaders handheld devices with two books per device; see pages 13, 24, 33 , or CDs for Seven the series and The Seven Sequels; see page What makes Orca Different?
So what makes these books so popular? High-school novels with reading levels between early grade 2 and mid-grade 4. Adult fiction with reading levels below grade 6.
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Educational resources T2R—Text2Reader. A subscription for monthly Language Arts programs for middle-school. See more on page Tumble Book Cloud An online collection of ebooks, graphic novels, educational videos and audio books for middle- and high-school students. See page There is no limit to how many users can read a book at the same time. The blue box in this catalog indicates digital subscriptions.
See Frequently Asked Questions on page 5 for more information. The green box in this catalog indicates digital subscription and print bundles. Our ESL collections feature books from our hi-lo series that we consider accessible to this audience. Highlights — Seven the series was a great success, with sales of over , copies. Now comes The Seven Sequels. See pages for new books, digital subscriptions and audio. New hardcover nonfiction books with environ- mental themes for young readers. Students can access your collection at school or at home, and they can download ebooks to their own devices—including smartphones.
Digital subscription options are available for most Orca collections. See the blue boxes throughout this catalog. For additional savings, consider the digital and print bundle in the green boxes. Orca Book Publishers is excited to add Saddleback Educational Publishing to our digital subscriptions. Launching with three collections that include abridged classics, exciting nonfiction, multicultural protagonists and edgy urban tales, these books are sure to capture the attention of.
Email digital orcabook. And who can use the digital subscription? Your digital subscription is hosted at a URL that students and teachers can access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Individual books can be downloaded onto ereading devices for reading while not connected to the Internet. Which books are offered as digital subscriptions?
In this catalog digital subscriptions are indicated by the blue boxes, but we can also customize a digital subscription to include any Orca titles you like. What's the deal with free new releases? When you see Complete Digital Subscription in this catalog, that means the collection includes every ebook in that series, including all new releases.