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Ugly Kicks

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Ashley Rivera's single mom can't afford to buy her new basketball shoes—she doesn't even have enough for the registration fee when Ashley makes the city basketball team. So Ashley takes on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

Sachiko: A Nagasaki Bomb Survivor's Story

This striking work of narrative nonfiction tells the true story of six-year-old Sachiko Yasui's survival of the Nagasaki atomic bomb on August 9, 1945, and the heartbreaking and lifelong… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3

Wired Man and Other Freaks of Nature

Ben Wireman is partially deaf and completely insecure. The only two things that make him feel normal are being a soccer goalie and hanging out with his best friend, Tyler Nuson. Tyler is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Goal in Sight

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Aiden is the roughest player on his Calgary hockey team, as likely to be in the penalty box as on the ice. When he hits another player after a game, however, he's charged with assault and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Against the Boards

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Peter has done it! He's made it onto an AAA Bantam team and is now playing hockey in Edmonton. But this shy boy from the Northwest Territories is having a hard time adjusting to city life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Bench Brawl

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

The "Helmets" and the "Gloves" have been cross-river rink rivals forever, so when the league decides to merge the two teams to represent their small B.C. town at a big invitational hockey… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Breakaway

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Adam loves hockey, and he's good at it. So when his family moves to Vancouver, he's sure he'll impress in the elite hockey league his father signs him up for. The only problem is that he'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Cross-Check!

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Lorna Schultz Nicholson's popular characters Josh, Peter, and Sam are thrilled to be reunited at a hockey tournament in Kelowna, but a lot has changed. Sam now lives in Ottawa, Josh is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Curve Ball

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

On his old team, Tom Poulos was a star catcher. But his new team is different. For one thing, all the players are older and bigger than him. For another, no matter how hard he tries or how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Double Play

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Allie loves baseball. It's the one thing that has been consistent in her lately complicated life. Allie's father left recently, and now Allie has a new family—her mother's new girlfriend… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Drive

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Jake dreams of becoming a golf pro, but can't afford a full set of clubs or a membership to the Royal Pinecrest Golf Club. The only way he can play the course is to sneak on to it. When Jake… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fadeaway

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Renna Rashad is not only captain, she's also de facto coach of her basketball team. But when a rival from an opposing team takes a vacant spot on the team, Renna faces some tough choices she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Falling Star

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

The Brunswick Valley kids are back, and this time they're taking it on the road. In order to secure the top spot in the league, the gang is playing a series of away-games at schools around… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Foul Play

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Remy and Alison play on rival soccer teams. Remy hasn't trusted Alison ever since her former friend attended an elite soccer camp in England last summer. When Remy finds out Alison has a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Free Throw

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Matthew Eagletail is the star player for the Warriors, his basketball team on the Tsuu T'ina First Nation near Calgary. When his mother remarries, everything in Matthew's life is suddenly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Game Face

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Jay Hirtle's back in Rockets territory and he's determined to help his former teammates win the basketball championship. But some of his teammates aren't very welcoming, including Colin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hat Trick

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Leigh Aberdeen is one of the top players on her Alberta hockey team, the Falcons. But as a Métis and the only girl on the team she's different—and not everyone is happy about that. To top it… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Heads Up!

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Glen and Jacob are best friends and linemates until a new hotshot, Danny, joins their Toronto soccer team. Glen thinks Danny is cool, and together they get deeper and deeper in trouble. Jacob… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Hockey Heroes

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Cody Powell's Winnipeg hockey team, the Transcona Sharks, keeps getting better and better, especially with the addition of Kyle Kelley, the Sharks' top player and Cody's new best friend. At… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Home Court Advantage

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

When Debbie is on the basketball court she feels free and alive. But while she's a good player she's also an aggressive one, and rough tactics get her in trouble more than once. Off the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Homophobia: Deal with it and turn prejudice into pride

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

That's so gay! It's a phrase commonly heard in school halls and playgrounds. But when used as a put-down, it's also homophobic. With plenty of quizzes, Q+As, comics, and scenarios, this… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

Hoop Magic

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Orlando O'Malley has had to overcome a lot to play basketball. He's the worst shooter on the Evergreen Eagles middle school team. He can barely dribble around a cone in practice. And he's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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