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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

Blow

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

As far as Mary, a.k.a. Meringue, can tell, the only good thing about moving from Vancouver to Red Deer following her parents' divorce is that she was able to get a head-start on earning her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ceiling Stars

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Christine and Danelle have been best friends forever, a relationship as seemingly infinite as the glow-in-the-dark stars they have affixed to their bedroom ceilings. Lately, though, the girls… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Charged

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Craig is raising his little brother while his mother and her drug-dealing boyfriend ruin their lives. Manda's parents are teetering on the edge of divorce. How will Craig and Manda learn to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Choice of Colours: The pioneering African-American quarterbacks who changed the face of football

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Until a mere generation ago, black football players were largely unproven as quarterbacks since they were excluded from a position that demanded strategic thinking instead of brute force. So… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920

Crush. Candy. Corpse.

Paradise Manor is depressing—the smells are bad and the residents are old. Sunny would much rather be doing her volunteer hours at Salon Teo, but her teacher won't let her. Who says… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Dream Racer

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Zoë's caught the racing bug. Not only is she following in the tire tracks of her older brother as a rally racer, she thinks she might even have the stuff to become a racecar engineer one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Every Move

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

It begins with a chance encounter: teenage Emily and her friends come to the aid of a stranger who is being bullied by a gang. Emily forgets about the incident, but the young man she helped… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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Extreme Edge

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Jay is determined to make his name by climbing a tough rock face known as "The Wall"—solo. No partner, no ropes, no equipment. Little does Jay suspect that it's his own life that will one day… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Femme

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Academics have never been Sofie's strong point; she’s too busy spending all of her free time with her boyfriend, Paul, the captain of her Surrey high school's soccer team. When her English… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Fight Back

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Tyler Josten has never caught a break. Abandoned by his mother, physically and emotionally abused by his father, he grows up with a wild temper, fighting anyone he sees as a bully—including… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Final Takedown

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

For as long as they've been friends, Elias has been relying on his buddy Jordan. It's Jordan's mom who takes him in when his own mother is on an alcoholic binge; it's Jordan who acts as the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Forward Pass

From the Series Lorimer Podium Sports Academy

Podium Sports Academy's star goalkeeper wants nothing more than to play on Canada's National Team. Parmita works hard at school and on the pitch, so if it seems like she's avoiding boys, she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Girl Fight

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Zadie thinks she's tough and indestructible, like the superheroes she draws in her graphic novels. She'll fight any girl who dares to take her on, and she always wins—until, one day, she… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Gone Bad

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Cody and his friends call it street cleaning—four of them beating up on one guy they don't like the looks of. Cody partakes in the action, even though he'd rather be taking out his aggression… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hell's Hotel

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Tara's life in Halifax is about as good as it gets—she gets top marks in her class, her parents are cool, she has a good part-time job, her boyfriend Ron edits an alternative… Her life Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Homo

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

I don’t see why I have to become this new person just because I like guys. Most of who I am has nothing to do with who I… Will's never been obvious about being gay. Not like Daniel, who Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hook Up

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Cody Manywounds's intentions are good, but it seems that every time he makes one little mistake, he gets caught. He got into some serious trouble with his friends a while ago, but since then… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Hoop Dreams

From the Series Lorimer Podium Sports Academy

Playing ball is what keeps Podium Sports Academy's basketball captain going when things get rough. When there's trouble back home, Allie turns to basketball. Ditto when her relationship is in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Klepto

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

It seems like Kat's parents have done little but prepare for her sister Hannah's return since she was sent away to a home for troubled teens. Everyone is determined to find out what went… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lacrosse Warrior: The Life of Mohawk Lacrosse Champion Gaylord Powless

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Gaylord Powless was playing lacrosse by the age of three. His father was a famous player who taught Gaylord everything he knew. But Gaylord's tremendous skill and native ancestry made him a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920
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Last Chance

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

The odds are stacked against Melanie and Trent, who are trying to stay in high school while holding down part-time jobs to survive. They can't live at home, and they can't rely on the social… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Last Cut

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

Caitlin Myers's greatest ambition is to be a star, and she can outshine anyone at her school. But then Lianne comes to town and starts to give Caitlin a run for her money, even getting top… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lightning Rider

From the Series Lorimer SideStreets

When January Fournier arrives at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, her brother Grey is barely clinging to life in intensive care after a horrible motorcycle crash. She's devastated—but… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]