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What it takes to be a pro hockey player / by Kaitlyn Duling.

Duling, Kaitlyn. (Author).
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Series Information

Play like a pro

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781645820451
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (32 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.).
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12 Story Library, c2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title proper from title frame.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Life as a hockey pro: the real story -- A day in the life -- A brief history of the game -- Leagues and schools -- Juniors or college? -- The draft -- Agents and contracts -- Staying in top shape -- Taking a risk -- The Stanley Cup -- After the game -- Doing good and giving back -- Fun facts about hockey.
Summary, etc.:
"Life on the ice sounds pretty cool, but it's not all fun and games. This book is a frank and fascinating look at what it takes to play pro hockey, from starting young to building skills, staying in shape, balancing school and sports, and the importance of having an agent. Chapters cover the history of the game, a day in the life of a pro hockey player, the risks of playing such a rough, aggressive sport, and the annual battle for the Stanley Cup. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos and examples from the lives of well-known players. A Fun Facts section includes more facts, plus anecdotes and lore unique to the game"--Provided by the publisher.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 Medialog, Inc.
660 Lexile.
Grades 3-6.
T Guided Reading Level.
Original Version Note:
Original version: 9781632357625 (hardcover)
Original version: 9781632358714 (paperback)
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Hockey > Juvenile literature.
Hockey players > Juvenile literature.

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