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Northern Star

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: hockey, self-esteem & self-reliance, peer pressure

It seems Peter Kuiksak's star just keeps rising. The young hockey hero from the Northwest Territories is the top player in his league, being pursued by agents, and becoming something of a celebrity in his adopted city, Edmonton. But being the centre of attention isn't all it's cracked up to be. It seems no one sees Peter as just Peter anymore — l …

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Biographie en images : Voici Willie O'Ree

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: sports & recreation, non-classifiable, hockey

 

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Le 18 janvier 1958, Willie O’Ree est entré dans l’histoire lorsqu’il est devenu le premier Noir à jouer dans la LNH. Il a disputé un total de 45 matchs avec les Bruins de Boston, un exploit remarquable compte tenu des épreuves qu’il a dû surmonter pour y parvenir.

Au cours de sa carrière, Willie a sou …

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Encore plus pour les passionnés de hockey

by ERIC ZWEIG
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, curiosities & wonders

 

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Savez-vous quel match de la LNH a duré le plus longtemps? Quel est le plus jeune joueur de la LNH à mettre la rondelle dans le filet à ce jour? Et qui était le plus vieux joueur à participer aux Jeux olympiques?

L’expert Eric Zweig marque des points avec un autre ouvrage rempli d’infos, d’histoires et de …

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No Girls Allowed

Inspired by the True Story of a Girl Who Fought for her Right to Play

by Natalie Corbett Sampson
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, prejudice & racism, girls & women, canada

It's 1977, and 10-year-old Tina couldn't be happier about her life. Not because she just moved to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, but because she's finally old enough to make her dream come true: she can play on a real hockey team. But when she tries to join the league, she learns that girls aren't allowed to play on the boys' team—and there's no team for …

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More Hockey Trivia for Kids

by Eric Zweig
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey

The teams! The trophies! The players! The mascots!  . . . and more!

 

Do you know about the longest-ever NHL game? The youngest NHL player to put the biscuit in the basket? The oldest Olympian? Hockey expert Eric Zweig scores with another volume of hockey facts, stories and fun.

 

Read about the accountant who played in the NHL for one night only - and …

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Hockey Superstars: 2019 - 2020

by Paul Romanuk
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 18
  • Grade: 3 to 8
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!

As always, this year seventeen of the NHL's superstars are profiled, with glossy, full-page, full-colour photos, with bios, previous-season stats, and pull-out interview quotes. Hockey Superstars …

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Power Play

by W C Mack
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6
tagged: hockey, non-classifiable, friendship

Two action-packed hockey novels in one volume!

This special edition features two middle-grade novels starring JT "Nugget" McDonald and his friends and foes. Contemporary readers will identify with J.T.'s struggles, both on and off the ice.

Includes Hat Trick and Line Change:

HAT TRICK
J.T. McDonald is the smallest guy on the team-but he's not letting …

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Slap Shot!: Three Hockey Stories

by Irene Punt, illustrated by Ramón Pérez & Gary O'Brien
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: hockey, friendship, humorous stories

 

Hockey and friendship face off in three fast-paced, easy-to-read stories!

Three hockey chapter books in one! Tom and his friends from the Glenlake Hawks hockey team tackle realistic issues that kids face, both on and off the ice.

Whether it's Tom learning how to make good on a promise in The Rink Rats, to dealing with jealousy over a friend's hockey …

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The Playmaker

by Alex O'Brien
edition: eBook
  • age: 10 to 13
  • Grade: 3
tagged: hockey, city & town life, country life, self-esteem & self-reliance, bullying, prejudice & racism

With no team in rural Innisfil, Zoey tries out for Bantam girls team the Barrie Sharks. She makes the cut and, knowing that the income from her family's farm won't cover the fees, pushes herself to overcome her shyness and try to raise her own funding. Zoey's talent and eagerness on the ice impress Coach Mikom, team captain Tia, and goalie Anika. B …

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