The Hockey Sweater

byRoch CarrierIllustratorSheldon CohenTranslated bySheila Fischman

September 1, 1985|
The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier
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In the days of Roch’s childhood, winters in the village of Ste. Justine were long. Life centered around school, church, and the hockey rink, and every boy’s hero was Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Maurice Richard. Everyone wore Richard’s number 9. They laced their skates like Richard. They even wore their hair like Richard. When Roch outgrows his cherished Canadiens sweater, his mother writes away for a new one. Much to Roch’s horror, he is sent the blue and white sweater of the rival Toronto Maple Leafs, dreaded and hated foes to his beloved team. How can Roch face the other kids at the rink?
Roch Carrier is Canada’s National Librarian and the beloved author of many Canadian classics for both adults and children. In 1968 he published his hugely successful novel, La Guerre, Yes Sir!. He has written many novels, short stories, plays, film and television scripts, essays, travel books, and poetry. Several of his works hav...
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Title:The Hockey Sweater
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:24 pages, 9.75 X 9 X 0.15 in
Shipping dimensions:24 pages, 9.75 X 9 X 0.15 in
Published:September 1, 1985
Publisher:Tundra
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780887761744

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