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Hockey Luck

Hockey Luck

by Irene Punt, illustrated by Gary O'Brien

ISBN 9781443142786 Paperback
88 Pages | 5.26" x 7.59" | Ages 7 to 9
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What do you do when your hockey luck runs out?

It's a new season for the Glenlake Hawks. It seems everyone but Tom has a hockey superstition or good luck charm. Mark eats pizza before a game; Harty dresses in a certain order; Stuart wears NHL Band-Aids and Jordan never washes his socks. Even Dad has a superstition: not shaving when the Calgary Flames play.

Tom is in a funk because he doesn't have his old jersey, number 15, which brought him his good luck in the past. Now he wears number 5 and it is giving him bad luck, including no goals. Tom and his friends set out to find him a new good luck charm, but nothing seems to work! Is Tom stuck being unlucky? Or does luck have nothing to do with it?

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Selling Points

  • There is demand in all markets for fiction with a hockey theme in an early chapter book format
  • Kids will relate to the familiar situations depicted in the story: playing hockey, school and community activities, and superstitions around sports

Also by
Irene Punt

  • Tryout Trouble
  • The Rink Rats
  • Hockey Rules!
  • The Funny Faceoff
  • The Wicked Slapshot

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604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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