John Danakas

JOHN DANAKAS is the author of four children’s novels, all published by Lorimer. Hockey Night in Transcona was an Ontario Silver Birch Award finalist. Curve Ball, Lizzie’s Soccer Showdown, and Hockey Heroes are all Canadian Children’s Book Centre "Our Choice" selections.

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  • Curve Ball

    Tom finds himself on a plane to Winnipeg, where he'll spend the summer with an uncle he doesn't even know and on a baseball team where's he's out of his depth
    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 10-13
    Reading level: Grade 3
  • Soccer Showdown

    Lizzie has just been named captain of the soccer team - the boys' soccer team, that is.  She never dreamed anything like this would happen when she asked if the boys and girls could play on the same team.

    $8.99, Digital (ePub)
    Interest ages: 10-13
    Reading level: Grade 4
  • Hockey Night in Transcona

    When Coach Brackett takes his own son off the front line so that Cody can take his place,
    Cody has to decide what's more important taking his time to shine, or sticking up for a friend.
    $8.99, Digital (ePub)
    Interest ages: 9-13
  • Choice of Colours

    John Danakas profiles the pioneering black football players who donned new team colours and changed their sport.
    $16.95, Hardcover
    Interest ages: 12-17
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 820L
  • Small Town Glory

    How did the Kenora Thistles become, against all odds, the smallest team and the smallest town ever to win the Stanley Cup?

    $16.95, Hardcover
    Interest ages: 12-17
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 900L
  • Brothers on Ice

    Troy and Trent, who are brothers, both love hockey. When Trent turns out to be a natural in net, Troy finds he has to compete just to get a turn on the ice.
    $16.95, Hardcover
    Interest ages: 10-13
  • Hockey Heroes

    A left-winger on the Transcona Sharks adjusts to a new best friend and his mom's boyfriend.
    $16.95, Hardcover
    Interest ages: 10-13
  • Lizzie's Soccer Showdown

    Lizzie has just been named captain of the soccer team - the boys' soccer team, that is. She never dreamed anything like this would happen when she asked if the boys and girls could play on the same team.
    $16.95, Hardcover
    Interest ages: 9-13
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