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Children's Fiction Friendship

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by (author) Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Publisher
James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Initial publish date
Jul 2007
Category
Friendship, General, Adolescence
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781550289695
    Publish Date
    Jul 2007
    List Price
    $16.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550289688
    Publish Date
    May 2007
    List Price
    $8.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781552777046
    Publish Date
    Jan 2012
    List Price
    $8.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781552776964
    Publish Date
    Dec 2010
    List Price
    $9.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 13
  • Grade: 4 to 8
  • Reading age: 7 to 10

Description

Lorna Schultz Nicholson's popular characters Josh, Peter, and Sam are thrilled to be reunited at a hockey tournament in Kelowna, but a lot has changed. Sam now lives in Ottawa, Josh is dealing with his diabetes, Peter is becoming a major star, and all three boys play on different teams. Can they remain friends as they all compete to be in the gold medal game? [Fry Reading Level - 3.1

About the author

 

LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON a grandi à St. Catharines, en Ontario. Enfant, elle aimait lire, écrire et jouer à plusieurs sports. Elle a joué en tant que défenseure dans une équipe de hockey féminine et elle était membre de l'équipe nationale d'aviron. Elle est une auteure reconnue de livres destinés aux pré-ados et ados, de la série d'albums illustrés Puckster et de plusieurs livres documentaires sur le hockey. Lorna habite à Edmonton, en Alberta.

 

LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario, and as a child loved to read, write and compete in all kinds of sports. She is the respected author of many middle-grade and YA novels, the Puckster picture book series, and several non-fiction books about hockey, including the Amazing Hockey Stories series. Lorna lives in Edmonton, Alberta with her family. Not surprisingly, she is a HUGE Edmonton Oilers fan. Visit her online at www.lornaschultznicholson.com.

 

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Awards

  • Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre

Editorial Reviews

"The strength of this book is in the strongly portrayed behaviour of young boys who constantly set up situations in which they can compete. Written to a Grade 3 level vocabulary, the book will appeal to struggling readers who are into hockey."

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Cross-Check! (Sports Stories)

Josh, Peter and Sam are thrilled when they're reunited at a hockey tournament, but a lot has changed and they now play on different teams. Can they remain friends while competing to be in the gold medal game?

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2008.

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