On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9781459500174_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $4.95
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
published: Sep 2011
ISBN:9781459500174

Maddie in Goal

by Louise Leblanc, translated by Sarah Cummins, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
humorous stories
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $4.95
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
published: Sep 2011
ISBN:9781459500174
Description

Everyone laughs when Maddie tells her family what she wants to be: a hockey goaltender! Everyone, that is, except her grandmother. Gran thinks she should follow her dreams, and even teaches Maddie a magic trick to help make them come true.

So she trains and trains and finally gets a chance to play for her brother's team, the Leprecauns. At first she's really nervous but soon, in a big game against the Black Spiders, she pulls a rabbit out of the hat to save the day.

Maddie in Goal is the story of a determined girl who succeeds against the odds--with a little help from her Gran.

About the Authors

Louise Leblanc

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
Author profile page >

Sarah Cummins

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
Author profile page >

Marie-Louise Gay

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
Author profile page >
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
5 to 10
Grade:
1 to 5
Reading age:
5 to 10
Awards
  • Winner, Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
Editorial Reviews

"Maddie In Goal is a fun story of a young girl who dreams of becoming the prime minister or a goaltender. This well written and very funny story shows us how Maddie completes her goal and learns that achieving your goal comes with more than a little sacrifice. Maddie In Goal is very well written and contains lots that will interest young readers and parents who may be helping them along."

— Muskoka Advance

"The language and large type are clear and easy to read; the story is funny and interesting; and Gay's illustrations are delightful. Leblanc should be commended for the frank and honest way in which she addressed the issue of sexism and its harmful affects on young girls. Recommended. "

— Canadian Book Review Annual

Out of print

This edition is not currently available in bookstores. Check your local library or search for used copies at Abebooks.

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Other Titles by Louise Leblanc

Other Titles by Sarah Cummins

Other Titles by Marie-Louise Gay

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...