Orca Book Publishers Awards

Founded in 1984, Orca Book Publishers is an independently owned Canadian children's book publisher of award-winning, bestselling books in a number of genres. With over 1,000 titles in print and more than 80 new titles a year, Orca prides itself on publishing Canadian authors and bringing them to a wider market. Our goal is to provide reading material that represents the diversity of human experience to readers of all ages. Providing young people with exposure to diversity through reading creates a more compassionate world. Orca also offers five different series of high-interest, low-reading level (hi-lo) fiction for those readers facing literacy issues. Orca supports emerging educators in the Faculty of Education at UVic to promote literacy and language development for diverse learners of all ages.

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