The stories of five real hockey heroes who overcame challenges to play the game they love at the highest possible level!
This inspiring book profiles hockey players whose talent and determination eventually broke down barriers in hockey and opened doors and the generations that followed. Readers will learn about:
This fascinating book includes photos of all the players and sidebars about others they inspired, including Jarome Iginla, Hayley Wickenheiser and Jordan Tootoo. It encourages young fans to consider hockey, and the meaning of determination, from a whole new perspective.
Nicole Mortillaro is a children's book editor and an avid hockey fan to boot! She has written four previous works of non-fiction for young readers, including biographies of Jarome Iginla and Bobby Clarke. She lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario with her daugther.