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Muhammad Ali: The Greatest

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., was known for his battles in the ring as well as his achievements outside of it. An outspoken activist, he joined the Nation of Islam and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 796.83092 [B]

Racial Profiling: Everyday Inequality

In the United States, racial profiling affects thousands of Americans every day. Both individuals and institutions—such as law enforcement agencies, government bodies, and schools—routinely… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1310
  • ATOS: 9.6
  • Dewey: 363.2/308900973

Sonia Sotomayor: A Biography

Arguably one of the most prominent US Supreme Court Justices at the moment, Sonia Sotomayor has paved her own way to enact profound changes and reforms, despite the obstacles that stood in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040

The Negro Leagues: Celebrating Baseball's Unsung Heroes

From the Series Spectacular Sports

When modern baseball fans think of African American players, they may think of Ken Griffey Jr. or Derek Jeter. But what about the black stars who didn't play Major League Baseball? In the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 796.357/640973

Yaffa and Fatima: Shalom, Salaam

Two neighbors—one Jewish, one Muslim—have always been best friends. When they both fall on hard times, can they find a way to help each other? In Fawzia Gilani's retelling of this folktale—whi Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

Girlness: Deal with it body and soul

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

It's hard enough being a girl on the brink of puberty without dealing with a barrage of mixed messages about femininity. From self-image to peer pressure, consumerism to feminism, girls have… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 305.4

Guyness: Deal with it body and soul

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

As boys become men, pressure to fit into set images of masculinity can be overwhelming. And stereotypes about what makes a man a man can make the early stages of puberty—the beginning of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 305.31

Image: Deal with it from the inside out

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

What are you looking at, punk? Or are you a jock, a goth or an indie rock guy? The image we project sends signals to others about who we are. But image can also be a prison and the source of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 302

Lorimer Deal with It — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Set

The Lorimer Deal with It books are timely resources to help kids understand conflict resolution. Each book examines multiple sides of the conflict—victim, perpetrator, and bystander. Graphic… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $113.25
  • Your Price: $84.94
  • 5 titles

Lorimer Sports Stories — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

Set

Realistic, action-packed sports stories for reluctant middle-grade readers. Each book covers a contemporary theme—like bullying, friendship or prejudice—set against the backdrop of a specific… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $559.80
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Making the Team

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

When Hannah doesn't make the Grade 8 girls basketball team and her best friend June does, Hannah misses playing basketball and being part of a team. Worse, she and June don't spend as much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Tagged Out

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

The inner-city Blues baseball team is having a lousy year. Shortstop Nash and the Blues can't seem to win. They especially hate losing to their archrivals, the rich kids of the Parkhill… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Transphobia: Deal with it and be a gender transcender

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Who do you think you are? Part of identity is how people experience their gender. Transphobia is intolerance of any part of the range of gender identity. This accessible, illustrated book… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800

Two Strikes

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

KaLeah has just moved from Halifax to the small town of Trail, B.C. KaLeah's a natural at baseball, and it's what she loves to do most. But she is excluded and bullied by Nikki and her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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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Annaleise Carr: How I Conquered Lake Ontario to Help Kids Battling Cancer

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Over eight months worth of planning, hundreds of hours of hard physical training, amassing a team of dedicated crewmates, approaching sponsors and collecting donations—and finally, swimming… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

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]

Big League Dreams: Baseball Hall of Fame's first African-Canadian, Fergie Jenkins

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

This is a history of black major league baseball players and the crumbling of the color barrier in sport, and the story of how Fergie Jenkins rose to the top to become Canada's first inductee… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 920