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Knots for Kids

by Nicholle Carriere; Gregory Kennedy & Ashley Bilodeau
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: crafts & hobbies, camping & outdoor activities

Super Explorers brings you ALL the knots you might need for camping, sailing or tying up your sister: • Basic Knots—General purpose knots for tying packages, bandages or binding objects together, e.g. Reef or Square Knot • Bends—Knots used to join two lengths of rope or other material, e.g. Fisherman’s Knot • Loops—Knots that make a l …

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Biographie-BD-Hockey : Hayley Wickenheiser

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illustrated by D. A. Bishop
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

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Quand Hayley Wickenheiser était jeune, il n’y avait aucune équipe de hockey pour les filles dans la petite ville de la Saskatchewan où elle habitait. Elle jouait donc dans l’équipe des garçons.

Hayley est une hockeyeuse exceptionnelle, qui est entrée dans l’équipe féminine canadienne à l’âge de 15 …

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Hockey Rules for Kids

How to Play the Game

by Peter Boer
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
tagged: hockey, winter sports

In Hockey Rules for Kids, Bucky Beaver, Bertie Bear, Simon Squirrel and Robbie Rabbit tell you all about Canada’s national game. Learn about: • Scoring goals • Making saves • Types of penalties • Parts of the rink • Referee signals • All the hockey lingo: Penalty Kill, Power Play, Overtime and more!

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The Golden Goal

by Matthew Cade, illustrated by Patrick Gray
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation, olympics

And faster than you could blink—not a second, but a fraction—

Crosby shot the puck before Miller reacted.

It slipped through his pads and like that it was done,

The country erupted—Canada had won!

The Vancouver Olympics, 2010. Canada’s best hockey players battle Team USA for the Olympic gold medal in men’s hockey. The stakes are high, and the …

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Hockey Superstars 2020-2021

by Paul Romanuk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 100
  • Grade: 1 to 17
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

Discover today’s greatest hockey stars!

 

For over thirty years kids (and their parents) have looked forward to Paul Romanuk’s annual Hockey Superstars books!

Seventeen of the NHL’s superstars are profiled, with full-colour photos, bios, previous-season stats, and pull-out interview quotes. Hockey Superstars also includes fill-in pages for seas …

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Mitch Marner (Amazing Hockey Stories)

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson, illustrated by D. A. Bishop
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

Meet Mitch Marner, the superstar playmaker of the Toronto Maple Leafs!

 

In only a few short years with his beloved Maple Leafs, Mitch Marner has racked up record-setting points and made countless plays happen for his linemates. And his OHL career is legendary. Mitch won the Red Tilson Trophy, the Wayne Gretzky 99 Award, the Ed Chynoweth Trophy and …

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Le hockey : ses supervedettes 2020-2021

by Paul Romanuk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 100
  • Grade: 1 to 17
tagged: hockey, sports & recreation

 

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Cet album annuel incontournable de Paul Romanuk présente les 18 joueurs les plus en vue de la LNH. Des photos, des biographies, des statistiques et des extraits d’entrevues composent cet ouvrage. De plus, il offre des pages à remplir permettant aux jeunes de suivre leurs joueurs préférés tout au long de la …

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That's Not Hockey!

by Andrée Poulin, illustrated by Félix Girard
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: hockey

The legendary goalie who revolutionized the game of hockey

Young Jacques Plante’s way of playing hockey may look different from everyone else’s. Instead of a puck, he uses a tennis ball, and his shin pads are made out of potato sacks and wooden slats. But that’s not going to stop him. He loves the game.

Jacques is drafted by the Montreal Canadi …

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Hockey ABC

illustrated by Julien Chung
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: hockey, alphabet, vocabulary & spelling

 

Now the youngest fans can learn their ABC’s with Canada’s favourite game!

 

Two teams of Canadian animals, the Woodland Wapitis and the Forest Flyers, face off in an action-packed ABC hockey game.

You’ll be cheering for your favourite players as they illustrate the alphabet and the game, from A is for Arena to Z is for Zamboni machine! Find mor …

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