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Little Fox

Britta Teckentrup (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459827479

Meet Little Fox in this new book in the All Natural series. When the sun starts to set, it’s time for Little Fox to wake up and be with his mama. But she doesn’t want to play. Can Little Fox find someone to play with before it’s time to go back to bed?

Orcas of the Salish Sea

Mark Leiren-Young (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459825062

Meet Onyx and the orcas of J pod, the world’s most famous whales. Illustrated with stunning photos, this picture book introduces young readers to the orcas humans first fell in love with. The members of J pod live in the Salish Sea, off the coast of Washington and British Columbia. Moby Doll was the first orca ever displayed in captivity, Granny was the oldest orca known to humanity, and Scarlet was the orca humans fought to save.

My Body My Choice

Robin Stevenson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459817135

Abortion is one of the most common of all medical procedures. But it is still stigmatized, and all too often people do not feel they can talk about their experiences. Making abortion illegal or hard to access doesn't make it any less common; it just makes it dangerous. This is the history of the debate.

Ours to Share

Kari Jones (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459816350

There are almost eight billion people alive today. Having that many people in the world puts pressure on both social and natural resources, and we have to ask ourselves difficult questions like, What is our fair share? And how do we share more equitably? Ours to Share starts by giving an overview of human population growth, from the time when there were only a few hundred thousand people until now. The book goes on to examine some of the inequities that happen between people when natural and social resources are stressed and provides examples of people who have found innovative ways to share more equitably with their neighbors.

Orcas Everywhere

Mark Leiren-Young (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459820005

Orcas are found in every ocean on the planet, but can they survive their relationship with humans? Orcas Everywhere looks at how humans around the world (Indigenous and non-Indigenous alike) related to orcas in the past, how we relate to them now and what we can do to keep cetacean communities alive and thriving.

On the News

Dr. Jillian Roberts (author) Jane Heinrichs (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459817852

On the News gently introduces young children to the realities of natural disasters, terrorism and other forms of tragedy. In age-appropriate language and tone, this book emphasizes the good that can come out of tragedy, looking at how people help one another in caring, compassionate and heroic ways.

Lost in the Backyard

Alison Hughes (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459807952

Flynn hates the outdoors. Always has. He barely pays attention in his Outdoor Ed class. He doesn’t understand why anybody would want to go hiking or camping. But when he gets lost in the wilderness behind his parents’ friends’ house, it’s surprising what he remembers—insulate your clothes with leaves, eat snow to stay hydrated, build a shelter, eat lichen—and how hopelessly inept he is at survival techniques.

Out of Season

Kari Jones (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459800984

Fourteen-year-old Maya sneaks out in her kayak before breakfast every day to check on a family of sea otters living in nearby Riley Bay. It's hard being an animal lover in a fishing family. The animals Maya loves threaten her family's livelihood, and Maya doesn't know if she can trust her family not to hurt them. She is determined to protect the sea otters, even if it means checking on them for the rest of her life. One morning, Maya discovers she's being watched. Who is it and what are they doing? Soon Maya has to trust someone as she gets caught in a dangerous race to save the sea otters - and her family's livelihood - from poachers.

Freaky Fish

Ashley Moana (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680645651

In Freaky Fish, readers are introduced to fish with strange colors and shapes that help them survive in the ocean. Through pictures and facts, readers learn about the lionfish, moray eel, anglerfish, squirrelfish, leafy seadragon, porcupine fish, sar

Hot and Cold

Lesley Pether (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680645644

Hot and Cold provides different examples of hot and cold items to help explore the properties of objects. Fire and ice, ovens and refrigerators, summer and winter, cocoa and ice cream - these are all examples given to illustrate the difference in tem

Floods

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644364

Floods teaches students how too much water can damage the earth and hurt people. After learning about why floods happen, students learn how people try to predict and stop flooding.

Erosion

Kate Salvner (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644357

Erosion explores how change to the earth can happen slowly due to natural disasters, wind, and other natural elements. After learning about weathering, students discover different forces, or causes, of erosion and see photographic examples of erosion

Earthquakes

Kate Salvner (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644340

In Earthquakes, students learn about what causes earthquakes and why the happen in certain parts of the world. Pictures and graphs show how scientists measure the impact of an earthquake, along with how students can be prepared if they live in an are

Volcanoes

Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644333

Volcanoes explores how volcanoes are formed and what happens when they erupt. Diagrams and photographs illustrate the different types of volcanoes and examples of them from around the world.

Building Roads

Karen Lewit Dunn (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599188

Building Roads walks readers through the steps needed to build a road. The book explores how technology and machines help make smooth, level roads.

Big Machines, Small Machines

Karen Lewit Dunn (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599171

Big Machines, Small Machines shows how machines can come in all sizes and help with simple and complex tasks. Dishwashers, hammers, tractors, scissors, and school buses are given as examples of different-sized machines.

Baking a Cake

Vijaya Khisty Bodach (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599140

Baking a Cake explores the chemical changes that take place when you bake. A cake recipe is provided for readers and they are walked through each step from mixing ingredients to baking.

Animals and Their Babies

Helen Lepp Friesen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599096

Animals and Their Babies teaches readers baby animal names, including kitten, puppy, cub, tadpole, joey, and calf. Readers also learn how animals protect their young.

Day Sky

Molly Blaisdell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599065

Day Sky examines how the time of day and placement of the sun, moon, and clouds impact the look of the sky. Photographs help readers see that the sun changes the colors of the sky and can create shadows.

Caves

Molly Blaisdell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991983

Caves explores what a cave is, including the different sections of a cave. Readers also learn about the different ways caves can form and common structural elements, such as stalactites and stalagmites.

Careers

Karen Lewit Dunn (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991976

Careers shows readers how technology makes many jobs easier. Readers learn how tools help dentists, musicians, police officers, and pilots do their jobs safely.

Can You See the Wind?

Molly Blaisdell (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991969

In Can You See the Wind?, readers learn about what wind is and how scientists measure it to predict the weather. The book explores the properties of air, how moving air is wind, and how wind socks, wind vanes, and anemometers are used to measure the

A Butterfly's Life

Helen Lepp Friesen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991945

A Butterfly's Life teaches readers about monarch butterflies. Readers learn about the life cycle of a monarch, from egg to caterpillar to pupa to butterfly, and why monarchs migrate.

Animal Records

Allyson Valentine Schrier (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991846

Animal Records explores which animals are the fastest, biggest, strongest, and can jump the highest. Readers also learn about other animal records, such as largest nest, biggest noise, and loudest animal sound.

Wheels

Karen Lewit Dunn (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781531140038

In Wheels, students learn about different objects that have wheels and why they are useful. In addition to transportation like buses, cars, and trucks, the book introduces students to gears, which are wheels that help things like clocks work.