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also available: Hardcover Paperback
category: Children's Nonfiction
published: Feb 2012
ISBN:9781552779095
publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
imprint: Lorimer

Pink Power

The First Women's Hockey World Champions

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

tagged: hockey, winter sports, girls & women
Description

At the first-ever women's hockey world championships in 1990, Canada dressed its National Women's Team in pink. Offending many, the controversial decision nevertheless drew media and public attention to the series and subsequently registration in girls' hockey went up 40%. Lorna Schultz Nicholson offers an insider's look at the power behind the pink jerseys. [Fry Reading Level - 3.2

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:
12 to 17
Grade:
3 to 8
Reading age:
12 to 17
Editorial Review

"Pink Power is the best of the series, largely because of the author's skills in writing to a juvenile audience."

— Hockey Book Reviews.com

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