Just for Kicks
From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories
The soccer-mad gang from Brunswick Valley School featured in Robert Rayner’s two previous books for this series is back, gathering every Saturday afternoon to play a friendly game against friends from a neighboring town. A well-meaning adult spots potential in some of the players and offers guidance, inspiring parents of the other side to get their own coach. As the games become more structured, they become more serious—and less fun. It’s up to the kids to find a way to reclaim the spirit of the sport.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||152|
Author: Robert Rayner
Robert Rayner lives in New Brunswick. His books have been nominated for the Ann Connor Brimer Award and the Hackmatack Award and have also been named Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selections.
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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. The themes will appeal to kids who play sports, such as rivalry, teamwork, competition… View available downloads →