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Against the Boards

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

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

Peter has done it! He’s made it onto an AAA Bantam team and is now playing hockey in Edmonton. But this shy boy from the Northwest Territories is having a hard time adjusting to city life, his new school, and host family. The other kids laugh at his clothing, and Peter’s new “sister” seems to have made it her mission to get him into trouble with her parents. Before long, Peter’s problems follow him onto the ice.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, High/Low
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2005
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Publication Date 2016-09-01
BISACS JUV039230, JUV032110
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.75
Lexile 610
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Teaching Guides

Author: Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Lorna Schultz Nicholson has written, produced, and hosted programs for television and radio, and is well known for her print journalism. She is now a full-time fiction author who works from her home in Calgary.

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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 →