Lorimer Sports Stories

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 sport. The themes will appeal to kids who play sports, such as rivalry, teamwork, competition and gender issues. A free teacher’s resource guide for the series is available online. With multiple sports to choose from, there is a Sports Story for every young sports fan!

Cover: Volleyball Vibe
Cover: Last Pick
Cover: Open Ice
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Lorimer Sports Stories — Hardcover Set
Hardcover $482.83, 23 titles
Lorimer Sports Stories — Paperback Set
Paperback OS, 12 titles Temporarily out of stock
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021
  • New! Spring 2021
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Bad Shot
Bench Brawl
Breakaway
Called Up
Cross-Check!
Curve Ball
Double Play
Dressed to Play
Drive
Easy Out
Empty Net
Fadeaway
Falling Star
Foul Play
Freerunner
Free Throw
Game Face
Hat Trick
Heads Up!
Head to Head New! Fall 2021
Hockey Heroes
Home Court Advantage
Hoop Magic
Hustle
Ice Time
Interference
Jump Ball
Just for Kicks
Just Run
Last Pick New! Fall 2021
Lone Runner New! Fall 2021
Long Bomb
Making the Team
Northern Star
Not Out
Open Ice New! Fall 2021
Pick and Roll
Playing Favourites
Playing for Keeps
Power Play
Queen of the Court
Red Zone Rivals
Replay
Rescue Rider
Rink Rivals
Rugby Rivals
Rugby Rookies New! Fall 2021
Run and Gun
Shot in the Dark
Shut-Out!
Sidelined
Slam Dunk
Sliding Home
Snow Soccer
Soccer Star!
Spiked
Stick Pick
Suspended
Tagged Out
Taking the Lead
The Comeback
The Enforcer
The Playmaker
Tough Call
Trapped
Triple Threat
Trolled
Two Minutes for Roughing
Ugly Kicks
Volleyball Vibe New! Fall 2021
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Spring 2022
  • New! Fall 2021
  • New! Spring 2021

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Lorimer Sports Stories

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 sport. The themes will appeal to kids who play sports, such as rivalry, teamwork, competition… View →