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Rebel Glory

by Sigmund Brouwer
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: hockey, mysteries & detective stories, values & virtues

At 17, star defenseman Craig McElhaney likes his chances of making it as a pro hockey player. Yet, a string of recent "accidents" threatens to knock his team out of the playoffs and ruin his promising career. Craig has begun to question how many "accidents" can happen before they become more than a coincidence. But it's not a good time for question …

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All-Star Pride

by Sigmund Brouwer
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: hockey, law & crime, europe

It's the All-Star team, made up of the WHL's young hockey players, just one short step away from the NHL. Their goal is to beat the Russian All-Stars in a best-of-seven series to be shown as a television special. Hog Burnell, one of the biggest and toughest players in the league, is happy to be part of it. He could use the money that would come wit …

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Tiger Threat

by Sigmund Brouwer
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: hockey, law & crime, self-esteem & self-reliance

Ray Hockaday plays center for the Medicine Hat Tigers in the Western Hockey League. He's spent his hockey career hiding something from the world. When his new Russian room-mate shows up, Ray is assigned to help Vlad get used to life in Canada. What Ray doesn't know is that Vlad is also hiding something. And that secret could get both of them killed …

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Yossi's Goal

by Ellen Schwartz
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: post-confederation (1867-), hockey, emigration & immigration

Yossi Mendelsohn works hard to help his family survive after they flee Russia to find a better life in Montreal. He sells newspapers and carries bundles from the garment factory. Yossi longs to play "le hockey" with the French boys, but he has no skates. When his father falls ill and his sister and her fiancé organize a walkout at the factory, Yos …

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Interference

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: boys & men

Josh has finally made it to an elite hockey team and is determined to play as well as his older brother, Matt. But Josh's body is not cooperating. He's so tired and sluggish at practice -- and so thirsty and hungry all the time -- he worries he'll be cut from the team. On top of everything else, Matt is at war with his father because he wants to q …

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In the Clear

by Anne Laurel Carter
edition: eBook
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, self-esteem & self-reliance, hockey

On her seventh birthday, Pauline rode across the lawns on her street followed by her best friend Henry, he on the blue wooden horse, she on the red. On the seventh lawn at the top of the street, she collapsed, becoming a sudden victim of the polio outbreak of the summer of 1954.

Five years later, when In the Clear begins, she has survived, but paid …

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Hockey in Action

by Niki Walker & Dann
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4
tagged: hockey, fitness & exercise, safety

Grab your skates and hit the ice with Hockey in Action. This book brings to life the exhilaration of the fastest sport in the world using step-by-step instructions on how to play on the ice. Hockey equipment and rules of play are also described as well as such techniques as: • how to maneuver on skates • stick handling • passing the puck and …

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Hockey Heroes

by Danakas, John
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Cody Powell's Winnipeg hockey team, the Transcona Sharks, keeps getting better and better, especially with the addition of Kyle Kelley, the Sharks' top player and Cody's new best friend.

At home, however, he's still coming to terms with his parents' divorce. When Kyle starts abusing his star status on the ice and off, Cody has to balance concern fo …

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Face Off

by Forsyth, Christine
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: emotions & feelings

Mitch Stevens is a pretty hot hockey player: he's fast, he's smart and he's tough. He plays centre on the A-line of his Toronto Pee Wee team, the Hillcrest Stingers, with his best friend Zack Andermann on right wing.

Mitch and Zack have been linemates since they were five, so when they have to compete for a single spot on the league's select team be …

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