Fighting for Gold: The Story of Canada's Sledge Hockey Paralympic Gold

September 25, 2009|
Fighting for Gold: The Story of Canada's Sledge Hockey Paralympic Gold by Lorna Schultz Nicholson
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Canada is internationally recognized as a leader in men''s and women''s hockey - but in 2006 Canada had yet to conquer the world of sledge hockey, the Paralympic version of ice hockey played by athletes with a physical disability in the lower part of the body. The Canadian Men''s Sledge Hockey team came into the 2006 games as underdogs. Yet, through determination, guts and guile, they overcame all obstacles to win gold.

[Fry Reading Level - 4.7
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 stud...
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Title:Fighting for Gold: The Story of Canada's Sledge Hockey Paralympic Gold
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:128 pages, 7 X 4.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 7 X 4.25 X 0.5 in
Published:September 25, 2009
Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:12
ISBN - 13:9781552770306

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