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Hockey Sweater

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 121 Ratings and 18 Reviews

Book Description
In the days of Roch's childhood, winters in the village of Ste. Justine were long. Life centered around school, church, and the hockey rink, and every boy's hero was Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Maurice Richard. Everyone wore Richard's number 9. They laced their skates like Richard. They even wore their hair like Richard. When Roch outgrows his cherished Canadiens sweater, his mother writes aw... More
Book Information
PublisherSan Val
BindingSchool & Library Binding (9 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date09/1985
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About Roch Carrier (Author) : Roch Carrier is a published adapter and an author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Roch Carrier include La Chasse-Galerie, The Flying Canoe (Aesop Accolades ... more
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About Sheldon Cohen (Illustrator) : Sheldon Cohen is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Sheldon Cohen include Longest Home Run, Basketball Player, Pies, and ... more
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About Sheila Fischman (Translator) : Sheila Fischman is a published author, illustrator, and a translator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Sheila Fischman include The Flying Canoe (Aesop Accolad... more
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Reader Comments
10/30/2007 Andy J Smith said:
My favorite children's book! A timeless kid dilemma is examined through 1950's French Canada's fascination with the Montreal Canadiens hockey team... caught wearing the 'wrong' or 'uncool' clothes, in this case, the hockey jersey of the hated rival Toronto Maple Leafs. A fun (and funny) story any ... more

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