Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 7 to 9
- Grade: 2 to 4
A hilarious swashbuckling hockey adventure! All Reese McSkittles wants to do is find his lost mitten. But as he searches the empty hockey rink, he finds himself waylaid by pirates! They've chosen him to be their next swabby, but Reese is determined to escape. He comes up with a plan-if he can get them to play hockey, maybe he can win his freedom. He teaches the pirates how to play, then challenges them to a game against his school's hockey team: the Looney Bay All-Stars. If the All-Stars win, Reese is free and the pirates must give back all of their stolen booty. If the pirates win, then the All-Stars agree to be their new navvies, never to play hockey again!
About the authors
est l'auteure de nombreux livres jeunesse primés. Elle a écrit plus de 80
livres, dont Raconte-moi les graphiques : L'histoire de William Playfair et
l'album illustré à succès Un porc-épic dans un sapin. Helaine
habite à Toronto, en Ontario.
HELAINE BECKER is the author of numerous of books of fiction and non-fiction for children, among them the best-selling A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and its sequel, Dashing Through the Snow: A Canadian Jingle Bells, The Haunted House That Jack Built and Little Jack Horner, Live from the Corner. Her books have won the Silver Birch Award and the CBA Libris Award and have been shortlisted for the Red Cedar, the Hackmatack and the Rocky Mountain awards. Helaine lives in Toronto with her family. Visit her at www.helainebecker.com.
- Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice
Pirate Power Play! (Looney Bay All-Stars)Yo, ho, ho! Pirates have invaded Looney Bay and captured right-winger Reese McSkittles. To win his freedom, Reese challenges them to a game against his hockey team.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2007.
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