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Pick and Roll

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Jazz Smith-Mohapatra is the toughest and best player on her basketball team—and this year she's determined to lead the team to a championship win. But in the last game of the regular season… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Picture Me

When a well-meaning English teacher has overweight student Krista read aloud a poem about body image titled "Barbie Doll" in class, she ignites a simmering bullying event based on Krista's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Playing Favourites

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Gavin and his friends Mido and Critter are starting high school this year, which means moving from a school with a championship-winning soccer team to a school that doesn't have a team at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Playing for Keeps

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Hockey rules in Branko Stimac's new hometown, where its star players get the royal treatment. Any other sport—like soccer, where Branko excels—is considered second-rate. This means the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Power Play

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

When Zach Thomas broke his wrist going into the boards early in the hockey season, he thought he was done for the year. But as his Cochrane, Alberta, Pee Wee team gets ready for the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Pretty Bones

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Raine has a family, good grades, best friends, and a boyfriend who loves her. But then anorexia takes over, and her life spirals out of control. Her efforts to hide her condition are finished… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Queen of the Court

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Kallana wears the wildest clothes of anyone at her suburban Calgary junior high school. Still, it seems it's not enough to get the attention of her freelance photographer father or her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Queens of the Ice: They were fast, they were fierce, they were teenage girls

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

In 1931, a group of ten teenage girls from Preston (present-day Cambridge), Ontario, enlisted the help of the top women's sport journalists of the era, and the Preston Rivulettes hockey team… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920

Racing Fear

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Trent and Adam were best friends and rally racing buddies until a terrible accident, when Adam was at the wheel, puts Trent in the hospital. After a long separation, the teens try to pick up… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Real Justice: A Police Mr. Big Sting Goes Wrong: The Story of Kyle Unger

From the Series Lorimer Real Justice

On the night of June 23, 1990, teenage friends Kyle Unger and John Beckett made a last-minute decision to attend a music festival near Roseisle, Manitoba. They were loners, not the popular… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 340

Real Justice: Convicted for Being Mi'kmaq: The story of Donald Marshall Jr.

From the Series Lorimer Real Justice

When a black teen was murdered in a Sydney, Cape Breton park late one night, his young companion, Donald Marshall Jr., became a prime suspect. Sydney police coached two teens to testify… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 340

Real Justice: Fourteen and Sentenced to Death: The story of Steven Truscott

From the Series Lorimer Real Justice

At fourteen, Steve Truscott was a typical teenager in rural Ontario in the fifties, mainly concerned about going fishing, playing football, and racing bikes with his friends. One summer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 340

Real Justice: Guilty of Being Weird: The story of Guy Paul Morin

From the Series Lorimer Real Justice

At twenty-four, Guy Paul Morin was considered a bit strange. He still lived at home, drove his parents' car, kept bees in the backyard, and grew flowers to encourage the hives. He played the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • Dewey: 340
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Real Justice: Jailed for Life for Being Black: The Story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

From the Series Lorimer Real Justice

Rubin Carter was in and out of reformatories and prisons from the age of twelve. At twenty-four, he became a winning professional boxer and was turning his life around. But Carter was also… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: 340

Real Justice: Sentenced to Life at Seventeen: The story of David Milgaard

From the Series Lorimer Real Justice

David Milgaard was a troubled kid, and he got into lots of trouble. Unfortunately, that made it easy for the Saskatoon police to brand him as a murderer. At seventeen, David Milgaard was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 340

Real Justice: Young, Innocent and In Prison: The story of Robert Baltovich

From the Series Lorimer Real Justice

At twenty-five, Rob Baltovich lost the love of his life, Elizabeth Bain. That was bad enough. Then he was arrested, jailed, sent to trial for murder, convicted, and sent to prison—for life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 340

Red Zone Rivals

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

When Coach Gordon suddenly retires, Quinn Brown has to prove to a new coach that he deserves to remain the Spartans' starting quarterback. But Coach Miller's style seems to be throwing Quinn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Replay

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Growing up above his parents' Chinese family restaurant in Sexsmith, Alberta, Warren Chen has always dreamed of being a football star. At 90 pounds and five feet tall, he's not exactly built… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Rescue Rider

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Between showing the award-winning jumper Mirror Glider, working at South Hills Stables, and washing dishes in her dad's South Asian family restaurant, thirteen-year-old Dev Rani doesn't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Rink Rivals

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

When twin brothers Evan and Brynley Selkirk move with their family from the remote Cree community of Whapmagoostui to bustling Calgary, their worlds turn upside-down. In place of the grey… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Rookie

From the Series Lorimer Podium Sports Academy

Fresh off the plane from Vancouver, sixteen-year-old hockey player Aaron Wong is excited to be starting his first year at Podium, the Calgary school for top teen athletes. Aaron has to make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Roughing

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

In this sequel to Interference, Josh is off to an elite hockey camp for the summer, where he shares a room with a talented player from the Northwest Territories named Peter Kuiksak. Peter is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Runner

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Kyle never expected to see Calgary's hard side—its seedy neighborhoods marked with trash-filled lots, abandoned buildings, abandoned lives. But when his 14-year-old sister Meghan runs away… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Scab

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

This dark and gritty new story from New Brunswick author Robert Rayner examines the moral choices of one teen with a childhood filled with emotional neglect and social bullying, and how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]