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Children's Nonfiction General

2018 Orca Origins Collection

edited by Orca Book Publishers

Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Sep 2018
General, General, Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Recommended Age
9 to 12
Recommended Grade
4 to 7
Recommended Reading age
9 to 12
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    Publish Date
    Sep 2018
    List Price

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Where to buy it

Out of print

This edition is not currently available in bookstores. Check your local library or search for used copies at Abebooks.


The 2018 Orca Origins Collection is built on the bedrock of personal stories, enhanced by careful research and illuminated by stunning photographs. Available until August 1, 2019.

Features of the Orca Origins series:

  • At-level readers for grades 4-8
  • 80 pages each
  • Glossary included
  • Additional references listed


This collection includes the following titles:
Birthdays: Beyond Cake and Ice Cream
Chinese New Year: A Celebration for Everyone
Christmas: From Solstice to Santa
Diwali: Festival of Lights
Passover: Festival of Freedom
Ramadan: The Holy Month of Fasting

About the author

Founded in 1984, Orca Book Publishers is an independently owned Canadian children's book publisher of award-winning, best-selling books in a number of genres. With over 800 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.

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