Pink Power

The First Women's Hockey World Champions

by Lorna Schultz Nicholson

At the first-ever women's hockey world championships in 1990, Canada dressed its National Women's Team in pink, which offended many people. Lorna Schultz Nicholson offers an insider's look at the power behind the pink jerseys.
At the first-ever women's hockey world championships in 1990, Canada dressed its National Women's Team in pink. Offending many, the controversial decision nevertheless drew media and public attention to the series and subsequently registration in girls' hockey went up 40%. Lorna Schultz Nicholson offers an insider's look at the power behind the pink jerseys. [Fry Reading Level - 3.2

About the Author

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.

Reviews

"Pink Power is the best of the series, largely because of the author's skills in writing to a juvenile audience."
Joe Pelletier, Hockey Book Reviews.com

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