Slapshots #3: The Face-Off Phoney by Gordon KormanSlapshots #3: The Face-Off Phoney by Gordon Korman

Slapshots #3: The Face-Off Phoney

byGordon Korman

Paperback | November 1, 2006

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Korman and hockey - two of Canada's favourites make for one hilarious comedy series!

It was a classic Cinderella story. . .the unwelcome step-child of the Slapshot hockey league, the Mars Health Food Stars, had played well enough to keep their team in the league. It's just too bad that the road to the play-offs leads directly to Steve Stapleton. The Oilers' new centre has skills, strength. . .and a beard? There's no way this teenager belongs in an elementary league, and Chipmunk will do anything to uncover the truth. Unfortunately, Chipmunk has no proof to back up his claims. Can this out-of-shape student-turned-reporter save the Stars' chances, or has this Cinderella story turned into a nightmare?

Gordon Korman has written more than fifty books for children and young adults, including four ALA Best Books for Young Adults: Son of the Mob, A Semester in the Life of a Garbage Bag, Son of Interflux and Losing Joe's Place. When he was 12, he wrote his first book, This Can't Be Happening!, and has written six other books about Macdon...
Title:Slapshots #3: The Face-Off PhoneyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.62 × 5.27 × 0.37 inPublished:November 1, 2006Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0439938716

ISBN - 13:9780439938716

Appropriate for ages: 9

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good story Good hockey story for kids, engaging with good life lessons.
Date published: 2018-01-15

Editorial Reviews

?The concept is nothing new. . .taking a bunch of misfits and turning them into champions was common story fodder even before the Bad News Bears came along, and Gordon has visited this ground before with the Zucchini Warriors and the Toilet Paper Tigers. But with the Slapshots series, he's created some great new characters and put them into a game he really cares about, and it shows in the reading." - From the official Gordon Korman website