Monday, November 16, 2020

A FOCUS ON MITCH MARNER

 The Amazing Stories series continues from renowned Award-winning Children’s Author, Lorna Schultz Nicholson

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Meet Mitch Marner, the superstar playmaker of the Toronto Maple Leafs!

In only a few short years with his beloved Maple Leafs, Mitch Marner has racked up record-setting points and made countless plays happen for his linemates. And his OHL career is legendary. Mitch won the Red Tilson Trophy, the Wayne Gretzky 99 Award, the Ed Chynoweth Trophy and was CHL Player of the Year, as well as leading his team to a Memorial Cup victory.

But getting to the NHL wasn’t always a certainty for Mitch. Coming up through youth hockey he was considered small ― maybe too small to make it in the NHL. But Mitch had heart and never gave up. Off the ice, he’s also shown where that heart is, starting an Invitational All Star event in support of children’s charities and community hockey.

This full colour easy-to-read biography is packed with photos and has sixteen pages of hockey action comic. 



OTHER BOOKS IN THE AMAZING STORIES SERIES:


Connor McDavid: Threat with the Puck

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An exciting, behind-the scenes look at the achievements of today's most talented young player!

On October 5, 2016, Connor McDavid made NHL history when, at the age of 19 years and 266 days, he was named captain of the Edmonton Oilers ― the youngest captain in NHL history.

Connor's story is one of exceptional talent and hard work. This high-interest biography traces his life from growing up in a close-knit hockey family through an exceptional junior hockey career, international gold medals and the NHL, where he led his team to its first Stanley Cup playoffs in over a decade.

Includes photographs and 16 comic spreads!


Hayley Wickenheiser

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An exciting, behind-the scenes look at the achievements of the greatest women's hockey player of all time!

Hayley Wickenheiser has had a long standout career, and this book explores everything it took for her to reach Olympic hockey gold four times!

From her early days in small-town Saskatchewan, where she played on boys' teams because there weren't any teams for girls, to joining the Canadian Women's Team when she was just 15 years old, to being named MVP at both the 2002 and 2006 Olympic tournaments, this wonderful book gives all the details on her life and hardwon victories.

Hayley's life is truly an Amazing Hockey Story, and this book is a true inspiration to any young sports fan!


PK Subban

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An exciting, behind-the scenes look at P.K. Subban a superstar both on and off the ice!

From his earliest days, P.K. (short for Pernell-Karl) has been a force! He comes from a family dedicated to hard work and fun; a family not afraid to take chances. Amazing Hockey Stories traces his journey, from his time as an Atom to his time on Team Canada, when he won Olympic gold, and then all the way to the NHL and his exciting Stanley Cup runs with the Predators.

This book also highlights Subban's commitment to important causes. His support for the Montreal Children's Hospital and other children's charities has made Subban a hero off the ice. Almost as legendary? His sense of humour and cutting-edge style!

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