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. Books feature both boy and girl characters in grades 6 to 9, many from diverse backgrounds. Lorimer Sports Stories depict realistic sports action; they are written by knowledgeable, award-winning authors. 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: The Playmaker
Cover: Called Up
Cover: Tough Call
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Lorimer Sports Stories Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set
Library Bound Hardcover $83.97, 4 titles
Lorimer Sports Stories — Library Bound Set
Library Bound Hardcover $419.85, 20 titles
Lorimer Sports Stories — Paperback Set
Paperback OS, 12 titles Temporarily out of stock
Lorimer Sports Stories Spring 2020 New Releases — Library Bound Set Spring 2020
Library Bound Hardcover $167.94, 8 titles
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2020
  • New! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
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Bad Shot
Bench Brawl
Breakaway
Called Up Spring 2020
Cross-Check!
Curve Ball
Double Play
Dressed to Play Spring 2020
Drive
Empty Net Spring 2020
Fadeaway
Falling Star
Foul Play
Freerunner
Free Throw
Game Face
Hat Trick
Head Hunter
Heads Up!
Hockey Heroes
Home Court Advantage
Hoop Magic
Hustle
Ice Time
Interference
Jump Ball
Just for Kicks
Making the Team
Northern Star Spring 2020
Not Out
Pick and Roll
Playing Favourites
Playing for Keeps
Power Play
Queen of the Court
Red Zone Rivals
Replay
Rescue Rider
Rink Rivals
Roughing
Run and Gun Spring 2020
Run for Your Life
Shot in the Dark
Shut-Out!
Sidelined
Slam Dunk
Sliding Home
Snow Soccer
Soccer Star!
Spiked
Stick Pick
Suspended
Tagged Out
Taking the Lead Spring 2020
The Enforcer
The Playmaker Spring 2020
Tough Call Spring 2020
Trapped
Triple Threat
Trolled
Two Minutes for Roughing
Two Strikes
Ugly Kicks
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2020
  • New! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019

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. Books feature both boy and girl characters in grades 6 to 9, many from diverse… View →