Spring 2020

Dressed to Play

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Fourteen-year-old Jordan lives for basketball. Wyatt calls her Jordan the Jock. The players on her team want their new uniforms to be short, tight and sexy, rather than being functional. Her best friend is more concerned with how she looks. Jordan thinks she found an ally in Amin, who plays basketball and clearly admires his older sister, who plays at the college level. But when Amin doesn’t stand up for her against Wyatt, she feels more alone than ever and wonders if she should give up the game. But then she meets Amin’s sister, who shows her that there is no shame in being a girl and a strong athlete.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-4594-1469-3
On pre-order until 01/01/2020
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-4594-1467-9
On pre-order until 03/03/2020
$8.99 $8.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, High/Low
Subject Diversity
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 128
Publication Date 2020-01-01
BISACS JUV039050, JUV032020
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5 x 7.75
Lexile 620
Features Teaching Guides and eSource

Author: Jennifer Manuel

Jennifer Manuel teaches elementary and high school. She was the 2017 winner of the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and was named "A Writer to Watch" by the CBC in 2016.

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 →