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Hockey and its greatest players

Author: Hope Lourie Killcoyne
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2015.
Series: Inside sports (Britannica Educational Publishing)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Ice hockey which has been evolving for thousands of years is not now, nor has it ever been, a sport for the timid. Armed with pounds of padding, wooden sticks, and goal-driven intensity, the players of this sport are indeed a force a fast and often fierce force. Readers of this book will learn about the history and evolving rules of the game, how it came to be organized into leagues, and who the movers and shakers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hope Lourie Killcoyne
ISBN: 9781622755868 1622755863
OCLC Number: 888985691
Notes: "Distributed exclusively by Rosen Publishing"--Title page verso.
Target Audience: Grades: 5-12.
Description: 80 pages : color illustratiions ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ice hockey history and the NHL --
Playing the game --
Ice hockey around the world --
Ice hockey greats.
Series Title: Inside sports (Britannica Educational Publishing)
Responsibility: edited by Hope Lourie Killcoyne.

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Ice hockey which has been evolving for thousands of years is not now, nor has it ever been, a sport for the timid. Armed with pounds of padding, wooden sticks, and goal-driven intensity, the players of this sport are indeed a force a fast and often fierce force. Readers of this book will learn about the history and evolving rules of the game, how it came to be organized into leagues, and who the movers and shakers in the icy and often adrenaline-riddled rink are.

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