Pink Power: The First Women's Hockey World Champions

Kobo ebook | February 22, 2012

byLorna Schultz Nicholson

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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

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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 b...

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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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 22, 2012Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1552779092

ISBN - 13:9781552779095

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 17

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Table of Contents

Contents

Prologue

1. Who Will Go?

2. Ontario Tryouts

3. Coaches' Corner

4. Welcome to Team Canada

5. Behind the Scenes

6. Pink Stinks!

7. March 1990

8. Unexpected Injury

9. Final Round-Robin Game

10. A Close Semi-Final

11. Going for Gold

12. Digging In

Epilogue

Glossary

Acknowledgements

About the Author

Photo Credits

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