Last Shot by David SkuyLast Shot by David Skuy

Last Shot

byDavid Skuy

Paperback | October 1, 2015

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In this follow-up to Rocket Blues, Rocket is drafted in the OHL tryouts and heads off to training camp in his pursuit of one day becoming a hockey legend!

Now almost 16 years old, Rocket has been drafted by an OHL team in the 13th round. His mom however has different plans for his future and thinks he should go for a US college scholarship instead. But Rocket is sure that junior hockey is his best route to the NHL.

After convincing his mom to let him try out, Rocket heads off to training camp, where he soon discovers that most of the other players seem more interested in goals and getting drafted to the NHL, and all the money and perks that come with it, than the team. The competition is high, and the stress higher. Rocket will have to fight for his life to make the team, and decide whether or not his hockey dream is worth it.

DAVID SKUY is a lawyer, a writer and a Leafs fan to the core. He spent most of his childhood playing some sport or another: hockey, soccer, football, tennis and a few others. What he remembers most is the intensity, the competitiveness and, the sheer enjoyment of playing a sport you love when you're young. David lives in Toronto, with ...
Title:Last ShotFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.77 × 5 × 0.65 inPublished:October 1, 2015Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1443146692

ISBN - 13:9781443146692


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! I couldn't stop reading this. It was a very interesting story. I loved it!
Date published: 2015-11-03

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Last Shot"His character depictions are realistic enough in that he shows that adults and children can react in different ways to different situations. He also draws very clear lines between what are and what are not model behaviors in a professional hockey setting."-CM MagazinePraise for Undergrounders:. Winner, OLA Silver Birch Award, Fiction. Short-listed, Rocky Mountain Book Award (Alberta Children's Choice. Short-listed, Snow Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice. Runner-up, Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award