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edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Paperback
category: Children's Fiction
published: May 2007
ISBN:9781550289688
publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
imprint: Lorimer

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by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

tagged: adolescence, friendship
Description

Lorna Schultz Nicholson's popular characters Josh, Peter, and Sam are thrilled to be reunited at a hockey tournament in Kelowna, but a lot has changed. Sam now lives in Ottawa, Josh is dealing with his diabetes, Peter is becoming a major star, and all three boys play on different teams. Can they remain friends as they all compete to be in the gold medal game? [Fry Reading Level - 3.1

About the Author

Lorna Schultz Nicholson

LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario, and as a child loved to read, write and compete in all kinds of sports. She is the respected author of many middle-grade and YA novels, the Puckster picture book series, and several non-fiction books about hockey, including the Amazing Hockey Stories series. Lorna lives in Edmonton, Alberta with her family. Not surprisingly, she is a HUGE Edmonton Oilers fan. Visit her online at www.lornaschultznicholson.com.

Contributor Notes

LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON has written picture books, middle grade and YA fiction, and non-fiction. She has also written, produced, and hosted programs for television and radio, and is well known in Western Canada for her print journalism, including sports writing. Lorna regularly visits schools to share her passion for literacy with students. She lives in Edmonton with her husband and their two dogs.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 13
Grade:
4 to 8
Reading age:
7 to 10
Awards
  • Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre
Editorial Review

"The strength of this book is in the strongly portrayed behaviour of young boys who constantly set up situations in which they can compete. Written to a Grade 3 level vocabulary, the book will appeal to struggling readers who are into hockey."

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