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Cours avec moi!

by Robert Budd & Andre De Grasse, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, diversity & multicultural

 

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Attache tes lacets et prépare-toi à courir en compagnie de l’athlète canadien de l’année 2019 Andre De Grasse! Découvre le parcours de cet athlète talentueux, le seul sprinteur canadien à avoir gagné trois médailles lors d’une même édition des Jeux olympiques. Andre De Grasse est parti de rien ava …

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Race with Me!

by Andre De Grasse & Robert Budd, illustrated by Joseph Osei Bonsu
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: sports & recreation, track & field, fitness & exercise

 

A celebration of sport and Andre De Grasse’s positive, winning attitude

 

Everyone gets nervous butterflies. I don’t let that feeling stop me.

I love the feeling of being proud of myself. I can only feel it by trying my best.

My butterflies just mean I am excited to run.

Lace up your shoes and get ready for race day with Canada’s 2019 Athlete …

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Inuit Games

Inuinnaqtun Edition

by Thomas Anguti Johnston, illustrated by Sigmundur Thorgeirsson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: beginner

Inuit games have been played as long as anyone can remember!

Learn all about Inuit games and why they are important for staying healthy and strong for life in the Arctic.

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Proud to Play

Canadian LGBTQ+ athletes who made history

by Erin Silver
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 4
tagged: sports & recreation

The 2018 Winter Olympics marked a milestone for LGBTQ+ athletes. Thirteen athletes out of 3,000 competitors were out and proud — nearly double the number who felt comfortable sharing their sexuality four years earlier at the Sochi Games. Many athletes stay closeted for their entire sports careers, often unable to compete at their highest ability …

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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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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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Journeyman

The Story of NHL Right Winger Jamie Leach

by Anna Rosner, foreword by Reggie Leach
edition: Paperback
tagged: hockey

Nominated for the High Plains Book Award
A 2021 Best Books for Kids and Teens selection! Journeyman is a first-person biography of Ojibwe right-winger Jamie Leach, son of the legendary NHL superstar Reggie Leach. Follow the fascinating hockey trajectory from his childhood years watching his father play for Philadelphia Flyers, to Jamie's first goal …

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Hockey Superstars 2020-2021

by Paul Romanuk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
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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