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Snow Song

by A. K. Riley, illustrated by Dawn Lo
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: winter sports, new experience, weather

An enchanting story told in rhythmic free verse of a young girl exploring the world on a wintry, snow-filled day.

This beautiful picture book uses rhythmic and sensory free verse to tell the story of a young girl exploring the outdoors on a wintry day. Everywhere she goes, the snow fills her with wonder and delight. There are fine pearls of snow, a …

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Glory on Ice

A Vampire Hockey Story

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Mark Fearing
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: hockey, humorous stories, friendship

A centuries-old vampire decides to bring his crushing-and-destroying skills to the ice in this hilarious story about the newest (and oldest) member of the local peewee hockey team.

After centuries alone in his old castle, Vlad is ready to try something new. When he hears the local hockey team gushing about how they'll crush and destroy their opponen …

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Brady Brady and the Santa Search

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, christmas & advent, friendship

 

It’s hockey with heart, all wrapped up in an action-packed Christmas story!

 

The tree is tinseled, the cookies are baked and the Zamboni machine is decorated. Brady loves Christmas almost as much as he loves hockey! But this year, between the holiday rush and the rink, he forgets to send Santa a letter.

At the Christmas Eve game, Brady blows his s …

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Les amis qui voulaient jouer au hockey

illustrated by Nicholas Oldland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: friendship, hockey

 

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Que se passe-t-il lorsqu’on réunit un ours, un orignal et un castor qui ADORENT jouer au hockey? Par un matin d’hiver, trois amis sortent dehors afin de disputer leur premier match de la saison. Mais quand ils réalisent que le lac sur lequel ils ont l’habitude de jouer n’est pas assez gelé, ils essaient …

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Hockey intergalactique : La première étoile du match

by J. Torres, illustrated by Tim Levins
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: hockey, action & adventure, humorous

 

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Quoi de mieux qu’une bande dessinée sur le hockey? Nous sommes tous passionnés de hockey sur la planète Terre, mais qu’en est-il des autres planètes? Dans ce premier livre de la série Hockey intergalactique, les lecteurs seront transportés sur Galaxia, une planète lointaine où le hockey est un sport qu …

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Bobby Orr and the Hand-me-down Skates

by Kara Kootstra & Bobby Orr, illustrated by Jennifer Phelan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, siblings, canada

Even hockey legends start with hand-me-downs. A beautifully illustrated true childhood story about hockey great Bobby Orr.

Bobby eats, sleeps and breathes hockey. So when his birthday is coming up, he only wants one thing: new skates. He's seen the exact pair he wants in the shop window: sparkling blades, shiny leather, clean new laces tied in perfe …

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Wired

by Sigmund Brouwer
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook Audiobook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: winter sports, mysteries & detective stories

Keegan Bishop, championship skier, is almost injured by a wire strung across the ski run. Snowboard tracks leading away from the trap are the only clue as to who might be responsible. Keegan teaches himself to snowboard so he can find the culprit on the snowboarding slopes. When Keegan discovers that someone has been stealing snowboards and skis at …

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Camp Wild

by Pam Withers
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: survival stories, friendship, camping & outdoor activities

Wilf is convinced his parents want nothing to do with him. When he isn't in school, he is left to his own devices or shipped away to camp. But at fifteen, Wilf is adamant that he is too old for summer camp. When his parents ignore his protests and ship him off anyway, he knows how he will get their attention: He will escape from camp by canoe and s …

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The Ice Chips and the Invisible Puck

Ice Chips Series Book 3

by Roy MacGregor & Kerry MacGregor, illustrated by Kim Smith
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: hockey, time travel

The third title in the beloved and bestselling Ice Chips series by acclaimed authors Roy MacGregor and Kerry MacGregor and illustrator Kim Smith, featuring a vibrant and diverse cast of characters and inspiring hockey greats

Would you play on a team with your worst enemy?

Lucas Finnigan and his friends on the Riverton Ice Chips know a thing or two ab …

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Hockey Night in Kenya

by Danson Mutinda & Eric Walters, illustrated by Claudia Dávila
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: hockey, orphans & foster homes, friendship

Kenyan orphans, Kitoo and Nigosi, spend their days studying, playing soccer, helping their elders with chores around the orphanage and reading from the limited selection of books in their library. When the librarian gives Kitoo a copy of Sports Around the World he becomes fascinated by an image of the Canadian national men's ice hockey team. Then o …

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