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Hockey Stories

All-star Pride, by Sigmund Brouwer. Red Deer, Alta.: coolreading.com, 2001. 157 p.

All-Mars All-Stars, by Gordon Korman. Markham, Ont: Scholastic Canada, 2002. 144 p.

Bad Boy, by Diana Wieler. New York: Delacorte Press, 1992. 184 p.

Blazer Drive, by Sigmund Brouwer. Red Deer, Alta.: coolreading.com, 2001. 141 p.

Blind Date, by David A. Poulsen. Red Deer, Alta.: Coolreading.com, 2000. 79 p.

Brothers on Ice, by John Danakas. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 2001. 102 p.

The Chicken Doesn't Skate, by Gordon Korman. New York: Scholastic Press, 1998. 208 p.

Chief Honor, by Sigmund Brouwer. Red Deer, Alta.: coolreading.com, 2001. 149 p.

Cup Crazy, by Gordon Korman. New York: Scholastic, 2000. 156 p.

Danger in Dinosaur Valley, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1999. 113 p.

Danger Zone, by Michele Martin Bossley. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 2002. 104 p.

Death Down Under, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 2001. 128 p.

Face Off, by Chris Forsyth. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1996. 71 p.

The Face-off Phony, by Gordon Korman. New York: Scholastic, 2000. 144 p.

The Ghost of the Stanley Cup, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 2000. 118 p.

A Goal in Sight, by Jacqueline Guest. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 2002. 120 p.

The Greatest Goal, by Mike Leonetti, illustrated by Sean Thompson. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2001. 32 p.

Hat Trick, by Jacqueline Guest. Toronto: James Lorimer, 1997. 96 p.

Hockey Heat Wave, by C.A. Forsyth. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 1998. 71 p.

Hockey Heroes, by John Danakas. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 1998. 95 p.

Hockey Night in Transcona, by John Danakas. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 1995. 115 p.

The Hockey Sweater, by Roch Carrier, illustrated by Sheldon Cohen, translated from the original French by Sheila Fischman. Toronto: Tundra Books, 1999. 24 p.

Horror on River Road, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 2001. 124 p.

Ice Attack, by Bea Vandervelde. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 2002. 112 p.

Iceman, by Chris Lynch. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. 181 p.

In the Clear, by Anne Laurel Carter. Victoria, B.C.: Orca Book Publishers, 2001. 133 p.

The Kid Line, by Teddy Jam, illustrated by Ange Zhang. Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre, 2001. 32 p.

Kidnapped in Sweden, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1997. 110 p.

Murder at Hockey Camp, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, c1997. 110 p.

Mystery at Lake Placid, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995. 204 p.

The Night They Stole the Stanley Cup, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995. 113 p.

Nightmare in Nagano, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S , 1998. 117 p.

Offside, by Cathy Beveridge. Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 2001. 335 p.

Power Play, by Michele Martin Bossley. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 2001. 86 p.

Power Play in Washington, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S , 2001. 124 p.

The Quebec City Crisis, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 1998. 115 p.

Rebel Glory, by Sigmund Brouwer. Red Deer, Alta.: coolreading.com, 2001. 159 p.

Red-line Blues, by Camilla Reghelini Rivers. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 2001. 120 p.

Rink Rivals, by Jacqueline Guest. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 2001. 119 p.

Rookie Season, by Jacqueline Guest. Toronto: James Lorimer, 2000. 115 p.

The Screech Owls' Home Loss, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 1998. 116 p.

The Screech Owls' Northern Adventure, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1996. 107 p.

Shabash!, by Ann Walsh. Victoria, B.C.: Beach Holme Pub., 1994. 109 p.

Shoot to Score, by Sandra Richmond. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 1998. 92 p.

The Stars from Mars, by Gordon Korman. Markham, Ont.: Scholastic Canada, 2002. 143 p.

Sudden Death in New York City, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 2000. 124 p.

Terror in Florida, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 1997. 115 p.

Thunderbird Spirit, by Sigmund Brouwer. Red Deer, Alta.: coolreading.com, 2001. 164 p.

Two Minutes for Roughing, by Joseph Romain. Toronto: J. Lorimer, 1994. 84 p.

The West Coast Murders, by Roy MacGregor. Toronto: M&S, 2000. 124 p.

Winter Hawk Star, by Sigmund Brouwer. Red Deer, Alta.: coolreading.com, 2001. 147 p.

The Youngest Goalie: the Adventures of a Hockey Legend, by Brian McFarlane. Toronto: Warwick Publishing, 1998. 152 p.

Books on Hockey

The Amazing Allstar Hockey Activity Book, by Noah Jesse and Julian Ross. Victoria, B.C.: Polestar Book Publishers, 1998. 48 p.

Centers, by James Duplacey. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1999. Hockey's Hottest series

Defensemen, by James Duplacey. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1999. Hockey's Hottest series

Goalies, by James Duplacey. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1999. Hockey's Hottest series

The Hockey Book for Girls, by Stacy Wilson. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2000. 40 p.

Hockey in Action, by Niki Walker and Sarah Dann. Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.: Crabtree Pub., 2000. 32 p.

Hockey, the NHL Way: Goal Scoring, by Sean Rossiter. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 1997. 60 p.

Hockey, the NHL Way: Goaltending, by Sean Rossiter. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 1997. 60 p.

Jacques Plante: Behind the Mask, by Raymond Plante, translated by Darcy Dunton. Montréal: XYZ Pub., 2001. 225 p.

100 of the Greatest All-time All Stars: A Century of Hockey Heroes, by James Duplacey and Eric Zweig. Toronto: Somerville House, 1999. 206 p.

Power Plays!: Hockey Tips and Trivia, by Stephen Brunt. Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1993. 64 p.

Real Stories from the Rink, by Brian McFarlane, illustrated by Steve Nease. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2002. 85 p.

Tips from the Pros, by Sean Rossiter and Paul Carson. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2001. 60 p.

Tough Guys of Hockey: 16 Players Who Beat the Odds, by Paul Romanuk. Markham, Ont.: Scholastic Canada, 2000. 30 p.

Wingers, by James Duplacey. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 1999. Hockey's Hottest series

The Youngest Goalie, by Brian McFarlane. Toronto: Warwick, 1998. 152 p.

Websites

Canadian Hockey Association
www.hockeycanada.ca/
Check out this site for the latest news in Canadian hockey.

Hockey: A Nation's Passion. Virtual Museum of Canada
www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Hockey/English/splash-fla.html
The Virtual Museum of Canada brings you a site with lots of hockey history, as well as sections on amateur and professional hockey, famous arenas, international hockey and interactive games.

Hockey Hall of Fame
www.hhof.com/index.htm
Tour some exhibits, view timelines from the 1960s and 1970s, check out old photographs, and read about Team Canada '72 and women's hockey.

Mad About Hockey. Musée de la civilisation
www.mcq.org/hockey/aaindex.html
Hockey stories, famous dates in hockey, funny stories about the Stanley Cup, and hockey superstitions can be found in this fun site from the Musée de la civilisation.

The Science of Hockey. Exploratorium
www.exploratorium.edu/hockey
Why is ice slippery? How do you slap a puck 100 miles an hour? These and other questions are answered on this site that looks at the science behind hockey.

French books and links are also available.


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