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Fighting for gold : the story of Canada's sledge hockey Paralympic gold  Cover Image Book Book

Fighting for gold : the story of Canada's sledge hockey Paralympic gold / Lorna Schultz Nicholson.


The Canadian men's sledge hockey team came into the 2006 Paralympic Games as underdogs. At that time, Canada had as of yet to conquer the world of ice sledge hockey, a version of hockey played by athletes with a physical disability in the lower part of the body. This is the story of the team's struggle to overcome every ocstacle.
"This is a well written and fast-paced story of the 2006 Canadian men's Paralympic sledge hockey team and their battle for Olympic gold. It's a great read for any hockey fan. It pays homage to Olympic and Paralympic athletes and their fans. One of several Orca Recordbook sports stories available from the Literacy BC Resource Centre. Grade 3-4 reading level." – April 2010 Exemplary Literacy Materials Online Reviews.

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  • ISBN: 9781552770306 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 128 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : J. Lorimer, c2009.

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Target Audience Note:
Reading level: Functional (Gr 4-7).
Subject: Paralympic Winter Games (9th : 2006 : Turin, Italy) > Juvenile literature.
Athletes with disabilities > Canada > Juvenile literature.
Hockey > Juvenile literature.
Sports for people with disabilities > Juvenile literature.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Decoda Literacy Library.


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Decoda Literacy Library 428.62 S38 2009 (Text) 35410000043406 General Collection Volume hold Available -

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