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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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Hustle

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Fourteen-year-old Johnny Huttle—nicknamed "Hustle" by his best friend, Rex—comes from an inner-city neighborhood, where the streets are tough and the street ball games are rougher. More than… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ice Time

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Paul Bidwell dreams of playing on a hockey team but knows that his mother can't afford to pay for the registration fees or the equipment. So he plays boot hockey with his friends and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Interference

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Josh has finally made it to an elite hockey team and is determined to play as well as his older brother, Matt. But Josh's body is not cooperating. He's so tired and sluggish at practice—and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
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Jump Ball

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Abby and Sarah are as different as two sisters can be, but they get along well—that is, until they join the same school basketball team. Older sister Abby is bound and determined that their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
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Just Run

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Fourteen-year-old Daisy Howson is a take-charge kind of girl, maybe even something of a control freak. She means well—she just wants everything to run smoothly, especially on her relay team… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
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Just for Kicks

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

The soccer-mad gang from Brunswick Valley School featured in Robert Rayner's two previous books for this series is back, gathering every Saturday afternoon to play a friendly game against… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
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Not Out

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Since Dexter's parents' death, he's been living with his aunt in her Scarborough apartment. Even though it's been two years, Dexter is still struggling to control his anger and so far the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
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Pick and Roll

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Jazz Smith-Mohapatra is the toughest and best player on her basketball team—and this year she's determined to lead the team to a championship win. But in the last game of the regular season… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
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Playing Favourites

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Gavin and his friends Mido and Critter are starting high school this year, which means moving from a school with a championship-winning soccer team to a school that doesn't have a team at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
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Playing for Keeps

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Hockey rules in Branko Stimac's new hometown, where its star players get the royal treatment. Any other sport—like soccer, where Branko excels—is considered second-rate. This means the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
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Power Play

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

When Zach Thomas broke his wrist going into the boards early in the hockey season, he thought he was done for the year. But as his Cochrane, Alberta, Pee Wee team gets ready for the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
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Queen of the Court

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Kallana wears the wildest clothes of anyone at her suburban Calgary junior high school. Still, it seems it's not enough to get the attention of her freelance photographer father or her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
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Racism: Deal with it before it gets under your skin

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Few people would identify themselves as racist and yet we all hold attitudes and beliefs about cultures that are different from our own which affect the way we behave towards others. Using… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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