by Jacqueline Guest
Leigh Aberdeen is determined to win the hockey championship with a new, all girls team, the Chinooks.
Leigh Aberdeen is a proud young Métis woman who wants to take on the whole league with her all-girl hockey team, the Chinooks.
Leigh's dream is threatened when her best friend Tina, the team's star goalie, mysteriously starts missing practices. To make matters worse, the coach adds a smart-aleck boy to the team roster. At the end of the season, as the Chinooks fight to come out on top, a sudden change in the line-up gives them an unexpected boost.
Rookie Season is an action-filled account of the pressures felt by aspiring young athletes.
About the Author
JACQUELINE GUEST is a Metis writer who lives in Bragg Creek, Alberta. She is the author of 10 previous Lorimer novels, including Hat Trick, Free Throw, Rookie Season, and A Goal in Sight, which are Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selections, and the SideStreets novels Lightening Rider, Racing Fear and At Risk. A Goal in Sight was also nominated for a Golden Eagle Award.
" Rookie Season is one of the best of Lorimer's excellent Sport Stories series...Highly recommended."
Deborah Dowson, Canadian Book Review Annual
Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
Golden Eagle Children's Choice Book Award
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