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Out of Sight

By Robert Rayner

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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Goalkeepers don't wear glasses...

Lately, the star goalkeeper on Linh-Mai's soccer team has been acting a little strange -- missing easy saves, passing to the wrong teammates, not noticing Linh-Mai's new glasses... Linh-Mai thinks the goalkeeper needs glasses of his own, but the problem may turn out to be more serious.

[Fry Reading Level - 4.6] Shortlisted for the Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award!

Short-listed - Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award - 2007

"...tender but realistic ... Out of Sight shows some of the adult sorrows and challenges that ... teens sometimes have to learn to handle."

- Wendy Williams CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"Readers who are especially interested in soccer will enjoy the play-by-play action found in most chapters ... Out of Sight is a refreshing change ... and would be a good addition to a school or public library collection."

- Evette Berry Resource Links

ROBERT RAYNER is a former elementary school principal. His books featuring the kids of Brunswick Valley include Walker's Runners, nominated for the Ann Connor Brimer Award; Falling Star and Just for Kicks, both Hackmatack Award nominees; and Suspended, chosen as a Best Book for Kids and Teens by the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 26th September 2011
ISBN: 9781552776278
Format: EPUB

Binding: Paperback, 138 pages
Publication Date: 10th August 2011
ISBN: 9781552778432
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Hardback, 138 pages
Publication Date: 1st October 2006
ISBN: 9781550289190
Format: 7.75in x 5in

BISAC Code:, JUV015020, JUV030030, JUV032150, JUV039060
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 10 To 13
Fry Reading Level [grade]: 4.6
Lexile Reading Level: 870L


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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'!"
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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.