The 2021 ORCA Middle School (Grades 6-8) Winner is Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes.
The 2021-22 ORCA Middle School (Grades 6-8) Division nominees are:
- The Bridge Home by Padma Venkatraman
- Free Lunch by Rex Ogle
- Gabi & Sal Break the Universe (Gabi and Sal #1) by Carlos Hernandez
- I Can Make This Promise by Christine Day
- Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee
- Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
- Some Places More Than Others by Renee Watson
- Words on Fire by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Who won the very 1st ORCA at the intermediate level?
The first ORCA was given out in 2011, and those winners are posted on the Past Winners page.