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Too Many Men

By Lorna Schultz Nicholson

$8.95 Paperback
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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Sam has moved with his family to Ottawa, leaving his friends and hockey teammates behind in Calgary. The talented goalie quickly makes the Kanata Kings Double-A team, but he feels insecure about his place on the team and at school. Then his mother breaks her leg, leaving Sam and his older brothers to keep the household running. Without the support of his old friends, Sam finds himself on his own and spread much too thin.

Awards

Commended - Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre - 2008

Short-listed - Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice Diamond Willow Nominee - 2008

"It's great to finally see a book about a goalie! They are a breed of their own."

- Brady Morrison Ottawa 67's goalie

"Being a goalie is all about having a short memory so you can move on and focus on the next shot. Lorna Schultz Nicholson has done a great job of showing this in her book which makes it a great read!"

- Justin Pogge

LORNA SCHULTZ NICHOLSON has written picture books, middle grade and YA fiction, and non-fiction. She has also written, produced, and hosted programs for television and radio, and is well known in Western Canada for her print journalism, including sports writing. Lorna regularly visits schools to share her passion for literacy with students. She lives in Edmonton with her husband and their two dogs.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Publication Date: 31st October 2006
ISBN: 9781550289480
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 4th January 2011
ISBN: 9781552777527
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.9.0.0, JUV030030, JUV039060
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 9 To 13

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