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Carey Price: How a First Nations Kid Became a Superstar Goaltender

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Twenty years ago, Carey Price was flying hundreds of miles across the country so he could play on the nearest organized hockey team. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL. But he's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 920

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

Lorimer Recordbooks — Library Bound Set

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

Set

Lorimer Recordbooks is a high/low nonfiction series that helps teens understand social issues through the stories of sports heroes. These books feature trailblazing NHL athletes who have… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

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

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

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

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

Long Shot: How the Winnipeg Falcons won the first Olympic hockey gold

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

The sons of Icelandic immigrants and friends since boyhood, the Winnipeg Falcons were a superbly talented team of just eight players who brought home Canada's first Olympic gold medal in… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920

Queens of the Ice: They were fast, they were fierce, they were teenage girls

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

In 1931, a group of ten teenage girls from Preston (present-day Cambridge), Ontario, enlisted the help of the top women's sport journalists of the era, and the Preston Rivulettes hockey team… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920
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Winning Gold: Canada's incredible 2002 Olympic victory in women's hockey

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

The 2002 Winter Olympics were hosted by Salt Lake City, Utah. Just four years previous, Women's Hockey had become an official Olympics sport, at Nagano, Japan. There, the Canadian team had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 920