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Icebreaker

by Steven Barwin

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published: Sep 2010
ISBN:9781552775530
imprint: Lorimer
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Gregg Stokes can tell you exactly when his life took a turn for the worse. It was the day his new stepsister, Amy, joined the starting line-up of his hockey team, and everyone immediately felt the deep chill between them. Can they thaw their icy relationship for the sake of the team
and their new family? [Fry Reading Level - 3.4

About the Author
Steven Barwin is a middle school teacher. He is the author of Hurricane Heat in the Orca Sport series and several Lorimer Sports Stories novels, including Fadeaway, Rock Dogs, SK8ER and Icebreaker, which was chosen as a Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Books for Kids and Teens selection. For more information, visit www.stevenbarwin.com.
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Contributor Notes

STEVEN BARWIN is a writer and a teacher who lives in Toronto. He has written for television shows as well as DVD interactive games. His previous Sports Stories novels, Slam Dunk and Roller Hockey Blues, were both Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selections. Visit Steven Barwin.com!

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 13
Grade:
4 to 8
Reading age:
7 to 10
Editorial Review

Icebreaker explores the problems and challenges of step siblings and newly blended families that do not always blend harmoniously...we have a strong story likely to appeal to young teens experiencing similar problems. Recommended.

— Resource Links, Vol. 16, No. 4

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Icebreaker (Sports Stories)

Gregg can tell you exactly when his life took a turn for the worse. It was the day his stepsister, Amy, joined his hockey team. Can they thaw their icy relationship for the sake of the team and their new family?

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

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