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Shoot to Score

By Sandra Richmond

$8.95 Paperback
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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Steven Edwards’ worst nightmare has come true: Playing defence for the B team. How can he shoot to score when he’s stuck behind the blueline?
To make matters worse, his coach is tough and Josh, the coach’s son, is a bully. When Josh sets Steven up to take the blame for some pranks, Steven knows he’s in serious trouble.
Action-packed and high-spirited, Shoot to Score is the story of how an average hockey player finally gets his break.

"Shoot to Score is a light, undemanding read that imbeds aspects of the problem novel in the action of a hockey setting while adding just the slightest touch of early adolescent romance. Boys who are reluctant readers will be drawn to the book's action cover art. Recommended."

- David Jenkinson Canadian Book Review Annual

"It is a story about perserverance and striving in the face of disappointment."

- Pete McMartin Vancouver Sun

"...fast-paced with lots of action."

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 92 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9781550286427
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 4th January 2011
ISBN: 9781552777572
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.2.1.0
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 9 To 13

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"Lorimer is obviously succeeding with this series of action-driven novels which encourage young readers to 'Get in the Game'!"
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