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Slam Dunk

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Mason’s basketball team, the Cabbagetown Raptors, is going co-ed after seven successful seasons. He’s pretty open-minded about the change, especially after he meets Cindy, a really top-notch player. The other guys aren’t so sure.

Before long everyone has taken sides, and the Raptors’ chances of making the national finals seem to fade into oblivion. When Mason’s growing friendship with Cindy goes sour, however, he takes it upon himself to make things better, both with Cindy and the team.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, High/Low
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 120
Publication Date 2016-09-01
BISACS JUV039060, JUV039020, JUV032020
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.75
Lexile 720
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Teaching Guides

Author: Gabriel David Tick

Gabriel David Tick is a television writer. With Steven Barwin, they have written for such shows as John Woo's television series Once a Thief, The Royal Canadian Air Farce, and Street Cents.

Author: Steven Barwin

Steven Barwin is a middle school teacher and the author of seven books in the Lorimer Sports Stories series, including Spiked, named one of Resource Links Year's Best. He lives in Toronto.

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 available downloads →