Journeyman: The Story Of Nhl Right Winger Jamie Leach

byAnna RosnerForeword byReggie Leach

October 9, 2020|
Journeyman: The Story Of Nhl Right Winger Jamie Leach by Anna Rosner
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Nominated for the High Plains Book Award A 2021 Best Books for Kids and Teens selection! Journeyman is a first-person biography of Ojibwe right-winger Jamie Leach, son of the legendary NHL superstar Reggie Leach. Follow the fascinating hockey trajectory from his childhood years watching his father play for Philadelphia Flyers, to Jamie's first goal in the NHL. Journeyman touches on Jamie's summers on Lake Winnipeg, the World Junior Hockey Championships, his life in the minor leagues, and his eventual draft into the NHL as a Pittsburgh Penguin. Discover how some of hockey's biggest stars, such as Bobby Clarke, Jaromir Jagr, and Mario Lemieux, influenced Jamie's life. Written in close consultation with Jamie and his mother, readers will learn about the struggles Jamie conquered, including his father's alcoholism and his own crippling self-doubt. A story of determination, heartbreak and perseverance.
Anna Rosner teaches French at university, writes children's stories, and is the published author of short-story fiction and numerous scholarly articles. Dedicated to promoting her love for words, Anna has taught language and literacy to children and adults ages five to seventy-five. Anna is the Director of Books with Wings, which provi...
Title:Journeyman: The Story Of Nhl Right Winger Jamie Leach
Product dimensions:104 pages, 7.01 X 5.42 X 0.24 in
Shipping dimensions:104 pages, 7.01 X 5.42 X 0.24 in
Published:October 9, 2020
Publisher:Great Plains Publications
Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
ISBN - 13:9781773370545

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