January 25, 2013

Paralympic hockey heroes

Fighting for Gold: The Story of Canada's Sledge Hockey Paralympic Gold
by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Nicholson tells the story of Canada's sledge hockey team and their pursuit of gold during the 2006 Paralympic games in Turin, Italy. Her play-by-play of each game is quite exciting, culminating in the tension-filled, physical match with Norway.

At 117 pages, Fighting for Gold is a quick, easy read that not only showcases a winning team, but introduces readers to the exciting world of sledge hockey.

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