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Creepy & Crawly: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Who knew geckos could inspire technology used on the space station? This is the product of a long process of observation, study, and mimicry of the animal world. Explore the story of Geckskin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690

Epic Fail

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Epic Fail tells the story of Kenzie, a 16-year-old half Native American girl, and her two best friends, who have grown up in a multiracial, mixed-income suburb. Two years after a party where… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550

Flippers & Fins: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Scientists continue to discover new things about ocean animals and the amazing abilities that allow them to thrive deep underwater. Readers will learn about six life-changing pieces of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700

Freerunner

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

14-year-old Patrick and his mother leave their small town for the city. Out of boredom and frustration, he steals a pair of headphones. When he's caught, the police officer, Constable Jack… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520

Fur & Claws: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

What would life be like without Velcro? Did you know it was inspired by the way cockleburs get stuck in a dog's fur? Learn about six life-changing technologies inspired by mammals. Readers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770

Gang Girl

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When Sasha moves from Russia with her mother, she's eager to start a new life. At her new school she joins CREW (Confident, Remarkable, Excellent, Welcoming), a girls' volunteer group. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600

Jarome Iginla: How the NHL's First Black Captain Gives Back

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

There's much more to Jarome Iginla's story than being the first black captain of an NHL team. He is also renowned for his social commitment and generosity off the ice. "Iggy" grew up in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920

Jordin Tootoo: The Highs and Lows in the Journey of the First Inuk to Play in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Jordin Tootoo is known for having to "fight his way through." Jordin had more than his fair share of fights both on and off the ice. He had to overcome the social problems that are associated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 920

Just Julian

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After years of bullying at school, 19-year-old Julian is depressed. He sees a glimmer of hope after meeting the similarly out-of-place Romeo at a party and sharing a kiss with him. The only… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660

Mermaid Warrior Squad

From the Series Lorimer Illustrated Humor

Shy Dylan arrives at a summer arts camp and immediately bonds with outgoing Coral over the aquatic theme of the camp and a love of comic books. The two girls plan a comic about lifeguards who… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ride or Die

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When 15-year-old Kanika falls for Danny, an older guy she has always had a crush on, she becomes his "ride or die chick". Soon after establishing that she will do anything for him, Danny… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610

Romeo for Real

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

On the surface, Romeo has it all: success on the basketball court, a group of friends, and the beautiful Rosie. Deep down he knows something is missing: all he feels for Rosie is friendship… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600

Saving Grad

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Vienna, a mixed-race teen and her mother experience racism and domestic violence while living with her stepfather. They try to escape the situation by moving to a big city where they begin to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610

Sliding Home

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Miguel hasn't missed El Salvador since arriving in North America with his mother and sister. But with his father still in El Salvador and gangs shaking down the old neighborhood, life isn't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530

Stick Pick

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Star player Janine leads her hockey team to victory at the provincial championships. But on the way home from the game, a car accident leaves her paralyzed from the waist down. Her best… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590

Surviving the Desert

From the Series Iron Will

The experiences of five people alone in deserts around the world and how they made it out alive will intrigue readers. If the poisonous snakes and lizards don't pose a major threat, the lack… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760

Surviving the Jungle

From the Series Iron Will

Find out the dangers of being lost in the rainforest with the five shocking stories in each book in this series. The survivors faced deadly animals like jaguars and poisonous spiders and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740

Surviving the Mountain

From the Series Iron Will

From avalanches to hiking dangers, this series retells five stories of adventure and survival on cold, dangerous mountains around the world. Some people lost limbs, and others lost fingers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770

Surviving the Sea

From the Series Iron Will

Investigate the stories of five shipwrecks, and learn what it took for survivors to endure until they were rescued. From surviving in an air pocket in a sunken ship at the bottom of the ocean… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680

The Fake-Chicken Kung Fu Fighting Blues

From the Series Lorimer Illustrated Humor

Twelve-year-old video buff Anthony is devastated when his family moves from Chinatown to a remote northern community. There are no other Asian families around and everyone loves hockey, which… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

True to You

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

After a fight at school leaves him expelled, Jorge Gomez starts training to become a pro wrestler and finds that he has the talent to make it a promising career. At his first wrestling show… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550

Willie O'Ree: The Story of the First Black Player in the NHL

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Willie O'Ree made NHL history at the Montreal Forum on January 18, 1958, when he became the first black player to take to the ice. There was a round of applause when O'Ree stepped onto the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

Wings & Beaks: Technology Inspired by Animals

From the Series Animal Tech

Soar high in the skies while learning about animals that have inspired amazing technology. Read the stories of the scientists and engineers who have observed, studied, and mimicked the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750

You're You

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Freyja, leader on her school's Gay-Straight Alliance, is a politically active 17-year-old who has always identified as a lesbian. When her girlfriend breaks up with her, she is upset and has… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500