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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

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

Rebound

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

All C.J. has ever wanted is to play basketball—one day pro basketball. Already in grade nine she's the captain of her high school team in Naskup, British Columbia. But her success comes at a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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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]

Scarred

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Becky was once a promising young skating star, but these days she feels numb, disconnected, and very lonely. The only way she knows to relieve pressure is to cut herself. Will Becky have the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Schizo

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Dan is a fairly normal fifteen-year-old—he likes girls (obviously), hates school (ditto), and he lives to play bass guitar. But at home, things aren't normal at all. His mother is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Shot in the Dark

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Eighth-grader Micah is psyched to have made the BC junior goalball team—even though he gets the news while dealing with a flare-up of his degenerative eye condition. What he's not happy about… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Shut-Out!

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

David dreams of soccer glory, and is willing to suffer hours of monotonous practice drills to achieve it. His asthma might slow him down a little, but he works every day to be a better… Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Sidelined

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

For Vicky Parker, life has never been better. Despite mom's new boyfriend (ew!), Vicky and best friends Parm and Marjan seem to be shoo-ins for the soccer team and the chance to play in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Skank

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Ever since Ariel's mom has been too sick to work they've been moving to progressively lower income neighborhoods. Then they seem to hit rock bottom—Vancouver's downtown east side, Canada's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Skin Deep

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Skin Deep is a sincere and heart-felt look at a teenager's struggle to come to terms with her mother's mortality while struggling with her own ideas of beauty. When her mother suddenly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Slam Dunk

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Mason's basketball team, the Cabbagetown Raptors, is going co-ed after seven successful seasons. He's pretty open-minded about the change, especially after he meets Cindy, a really top-notch… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Soccer Star!

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Samantha Aqsarniq Keyes is used to a life on the move. Her military family has been transferred across Canada, and she's grown up with stories of her Inuit ancestors exploring the far north… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Spiked

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Eighth-grader Emma is the tallest person in her class. While she used to be into sports in a big way, now that she's hanging out with her new best friend, other things have become more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Strange Beauty

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

There are some things a teen can take for granted, or so Penny thinks. Beautiful girls get all the breaks. An eccentric old woman is going to be the target of every kid in the 'hood. But what… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: [Fic]