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Fall 2020

Biohackers

From the Series STEM Body

A woman waves her hand and her car roars to life. She touches her unadorned ear to take a call in the car as she drives to a cryotherapy parlor. She is a biohacker. What other technologies… Read More →

Fall 2020

Bionic Bodies

From the Series STEM Body

The first prosthetic limb was discovered in an Egyptian tomb. This simple technology allowed an amputee to walk again. Over 2,000 years, advances in materials, science, medicine, and computer… Read More →

Fall 2020

Cloning Humans

From the Series STEM Body

What makes a person who they are? This is one of the fundamental questions of human life. Scientists of the 21st century have made rapid advances in cloning and editing human DNA and cells… Read More →

Fall 2020

Consent: Deal with it before boundaries get crossed

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Consent isn't just about sex. From an early age, kids are taught to respect personal space. They learn to express themselves and how they feel. While they must be taught that kissing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
Fall 2020

Easy Out

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Westlock is a small town with a long baseball history. But registrations are down, and there are only enough kids in town to fill one team. So Mo Montpetit's team is entered into the Baseball… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Fighting Climate Change with Greta Thunberg

From the Series Teen Strong

When Greta Thunberg learned about climate change, she was deeply troubled. The young woman then took action. Through protests and outspoken speeches, she has taken the world by storm… Read More →

Fall 2020

In the Running with Ntando Mahlangu

From the Series Teen Strong

Ntando Mahlangu was born with a condition that prevented his legs from developing. At age 10, both legs were amputated. Later, Ntando worked with an organization that outfitted him with… Read More →

Fall 2020

Long Bomb

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Ed used to dream of being a receiver. At fourteen, Ed wishes he could play for his High Mustangs team—but he worries that he's too tall and too skinny. Tyrone, the quarterback, teases Ed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

P.K. Subban: Fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. Initially drafted in 2007 to the Montreal Canadiens, P.K. now plays for the New Jersey Devils. He's set records and won the Norris Trophy… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920
Fall 2020

Prom Kings

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

When the queer prom committee asks Charlie to join them, Charlie figures it'll be a good way to get closer to cute new guy Andre. The only problem is that Charlie has competition for Andre's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Rugby Rivals

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Sam's grandfather, Pops, always taught Sam that the most important aspects of rugby are sportsmanship and teamwork. Things are not great at home, but Sam's struggles really begin when his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Silent Journey

Scott Schroeder dreams of a day when he and his father can have a home of their own. Following an accident that took his mother's life eight years before, doctors discovered Scott was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Comeback

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

On the surface, fourteen-year-old Chris is pretty average, playing hockey and having friends. But underneath it all, Chris is depressed. He quits his hockey team, but his doctor suggests that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

The Science of Cancer

From the Series STEM Body

New breakthroughs in particle acceleration allow tumors to be irradiated in milliseconds. Using genetics, doctors can attack cancers and their causes in ever more targeted ways. Nanoparticles… Read More →

Fall 2020

We Three

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Jasbina "Jassie" Dhillon is at summer camp to address concerns over her struggles at school and her lack of close friends. To Jasbina's surprise, she quickly makes two new friends, Ams and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

What Makes You Beautiful

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Logan knows he likes boys, but has not come out, and no one knows that he likes to sometimes wear girls' clothes and makeup. Then Logan starts at a school for the arts. There he meets Kyle… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

Wildlife Conservation with Robert Irwin

From the Series Teen Strong

Robert Irwin was only two when his father, Steve Irwin, was killed in an accident with a wild animal. Rather than fear these creatures, Robert has embraced them. A photographer and TV host… Read More →

Spring 2020

Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States

What does it mean to resist? Throughout our nation's history, discrimination and unjust treatment of all kinds have prompted people to make their objections and outrage known. Some protests… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • Dewey: 303.48/40973
Spring 2020

Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest to Protect the Ocean

Containing 97 percent of Earth's water supply, the ocean plays a huge role in regulating global temperatures, supporting plant and animal life, and contributing to the livelihoods of millions… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1200
  • Dewey: 551.46
Spring 2020

Somebody Told Me

A novel of trauma, identity, and survival. After an assault, bigender seventeen-year-old Aleks/Alexis is looking for a fresh start—so they voluntarily move in with their uncle, a Catholic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles: Book 1

From the Series A House Divided

The life of Henrietta Achilles is about to change. After years of living as an orphan, she receives a summons to the strange town of Malrenard. To her surprise, she's the only living relative… Read More →

  • Lexile: 250
  • Dewey: 741.5/973
Spring 2020

The Stanley Cup Playoffs: The Quest for Hockey's Biggest Prize

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Hockey is a thrilling, fast-paced sport, and the action gets even more intense during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Fans can't get enough of the booming slap shots, the devastating body checks… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 796.962/648
Spring 2020

The Wide World of Coding: The People and Careers behind the Programs

The best part about coding is that anyone with a computer can learn how to do it. From education to healthcare to entertainment, software touches almost every aspect of twenty-first century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • Dewey: 005.1023
Spring 2020

Apollo 13: A Successful Failure

"Houston, we've had a problem." On April 13, 1970, the three astronauts aboard the Apollo 13 spacecraft were headed to the moon when a sudden explosion rocked the ship. Oxygen levels began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 629.45/4