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Personal Best
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Jay is stuggling with his running skills at basketball camp but luckily for Jay, a new teammate and friend has figured out how to bring out the best in people.

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Delaying the Game
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

When Shane comes along, Kaleigh finds herself unsure whether she can balance hockey, her friendships, and this new dating-life.

Paperback   Out of print
9781550288940 | Published: October 2005

False Start
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Caitlynn makes a deal with her grandfather to join a swim team if he'll stay and watch all of her practices. But after Grandpa has a stroke, Caitlynn doesn't want to keep up her end of the deal.

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Against the Boards
  • Interest age: 9-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Peter has 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 his new life.

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False Start
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Caitlynn makes a deal with her grandfather to join a swim team if he'll stay and watch all of her practices. But after Grandpa has a stroke, Caitlynn doesn't want to keep up her end of the deal.

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Foul Play
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Remy and Alison play on rival soccer teams. When Remy finds out Alison has a special plan to beat Remy's team in the tournament, she becomes convinced that Alison will sabotage her team's players.

Paperback   Out of stock indefinitely
9781550288742 | Published: May 2005

Deflection!
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Jake and his two best friends play road hockey together and are members of the same league team. But some personal rivalries and interference from Jake's three all-too-supportive grandfathers start to create tension among the players.

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Home Ice
  • Interest age: 9-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Tori is staying with family near Toronto while her parents deal with troubles back home. To keep a sense of normalcy, she joins the Rangers the worst hockey team in the league.

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Misconduct
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Matthew has always been a popular student and hockey player. But after an altercation with a tough kid named Dillon at hockey camp, Matt finds himself number one on the bully's hit list.

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Play On
  • Interest age: 10-13
  • School grade: 4-8

Alecia's soccer team is preparing for the championship game but their game is suffering as the players get distracted by other interests. Can they renew their commitment to their sport in order to make it to the finals?

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Sport Stories

Sports Stories Series

High interest sports fiction

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Series features

  • Gripping, action-packed stories
  • Short, high-interest fiction
  • Contemporary themes and Canadian settings
  • Award-winning authors who know their sport

"A winning series... designed to attract reluctant readers as well as provide recreational reading for children who are interested in stories about sports."
- National Library of Canada

"Lorimer is obviously succeeding with this series of action-driven novels which encourage young readers to 'Get in the Game'!"
- Resource Links

Kids who love sports love these books, and so do teachers. When you put one of these into a young sports fan's hands, you can feel confident they will enjoy reading.