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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]

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]

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]

Stupid

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Martin's been diagnosed with ADHD, but he feels something about his diagnosis isn't right. The Ritalin he's prescribed doesn't seem to make a difference. When Martin's grades continue to sink… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

TT: Full Throttle

Scott has one obsession: to fulfill his late father's dream of racing in the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Races, the most dangerous and prestigious motorcycle road race in the world. Far from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tattoo Heaven

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

To an outsider, it might seem like an uneventful summer, but to Jackie it's a whole new world. Her father has a new girlfriend—a young tattoo-artist named Nicole. Her mother seems more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Touch

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Ethan is trying his hardest to get some attention from his family, but his dad's focus is always directed towards troubled stepsister Haley. When a dark secret threatens to destroy his family… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Truth and Lies

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When Erin arrives for class at Oshawa Secondary, she learns that her friend Marcel has been badly beaten up. She immediately wonders whether it was a gay-bashing, or whether he was just in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Vegas Tryout

From the Series Lorimer Podium Sports Academy

Toronto synchro swimmer Carrie Munroe is Podium Sports Academy's team flyer and the school's best prospect for making it at the upcoming Vegas tryouts—fulfilling her dreams of being in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]

War Games

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Ryan Taber's father is about to deploy for his first tour of duty with the Canadian army in Afghanistan. Ryan lives his days on an army base in Alberta, and spends his evenings at the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Wasted

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

If there's one person Jacob is never going to be like, it's his alcoholic father. But Jacob is brought face-to-face with his own addictions when his father ends up in the hospital. Certain… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Winning Gold: Canada's incredible 2002 Olympic victory in women's hockey

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

The 2002 Winter Olympics were hosted by Salt Lake City, Utah. Just four years previous, Women's Hockey had become an official Olympics sport, at Nagano, Japan. There, the Canadian team had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

Abraham Lincoln was born to poor parents, in a log cabin on the western frontier of a young nation. The unity of the United States, which had been built on the ideal that all people are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 973.7092

Andrew Jackson's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

In 1829 Andrew Jackson became the seventh president of the United States, the first who did not come from a wealthy, east coast family. Jackson led an adventurous—some would say notorious—life Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 973.5'6092

At the Center

From the Series Bounce

Cody's basketball team, The Rebels, has an almost perfect record, thanks to the skills of his best friend Jayson "Dominator" Davis. Jayson is new to the team and to the nearly all-white high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine

Riots over the medical use of cadavers, public access to institutions for the insane, and full-blown surgeries without the aid of anesthetics or painkillers. Welcome to the middle ages of… Read More →

Breakdown

From the Series The Atlas of Cursed Places

Maddy's detective mother vanishes while investigating a mysterious disappearance near Pike's Cave. Legend has it that the cave is inhabited by an evil spirit with the power to possess people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Climate Migrants: On the Move in a Warming World

Around the world, from US coastal towns to island nations of the Pacific and the deserts of Africa, people are in danger of losing their homes. Some have already fled. Others know they are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1230
  • ATOS: 8.3
  • Dewey: 304.8

Deadman Anchor

From the Series The Atlas of Cursed Places

A spring break mountain-climbing trip could be a chance for Kendal to connect with her distant father. A little adventure and time together seem like a good idea, but there's one problem: the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Director's Cut

From the Series The Atlas of Cursed Places

The Sanford's Folly movie set has been abandoned since burning to the ground in the 1980s. Rumor has it the place is cursed after a film shoot gone terribly wrong. But that's not enough to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]