Learn all about ice hockey in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of the new Game Day series that gives fans an insider look at their favorite sports!
This book is perfect for young, sports-obsessed fans who, in addition to watching and playing sports, crave the kind of expert knowledge that only an insider would know.
It’s game day, and readers of Slap Shot are given a rink-side view of the passes and goals that make up an ice hockey game. Along the way, they’ll get to know all about the history of hockey dating all the way back to Canada in the 1800s!
A special section in the back of the book is chock-full of even more facts about the game and its storied history and players. It is custom-made for the fan who loves all things ice hockey!
David Sabino is in his third decade of making sports fun for readers. He grew up in New York City where at night he was able to see the glow from both Shea Stadium and Yankee Stadium from his childhood bedroom. He currently lives in West Hartford, Connecticut, with his wife, Ila, kids Lily and Jeremy and cat, Soba. You can follow him on Twitter @SabinoSports.
Setor Fiadzigbey is an artist and illustrator who loves telling visual stories. He has had the privilege of working in various fields including comic books, storyboarding for TV, visual development for animation, and children’s book publishing. He was born and raised in Accra, Ghana, and is married with a daughter.
Publisher: Simon Spotlight (October 15, 2019)
Length: 40 pages
Grades: K - 2
Ages: 5 - 7
Lexile ® 780L
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