Brothers on Ice

by John Danakas

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.

Troy and Trent are brothers who play on the same Winnipeg hockey team, Trent as forward and Troy in goal.

When Trent takes a turn in nets he finds out he's a natural, the best goalie on the team. Troy has to fight for ice time, and the brothers' relationship grows colder and colder.

Brothers on Ice is a poignant story of the struggle to learn what brings families together, and what drives them apart.

About the Author

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.

Reviews

"...realistic, action-packed... a worthy successor to Hockey Night in Transcona and Hockey Heroes, with lots of colourful game action plus a credible conflict between the two siblings. This one should be popular with all hockey enthusiasts, and even a few who aren't."
Helen Norrie, Winnipeg Free Press

Awards

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
2002

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