৺ Text ⩪ Hockey Girl free download ጂ ePUB Author Natalie Hyde ᭼

৺ Text ⩪ Hockey Girl free download ጂ ePUB Author Natalie Hyde ᭼ Gr 6 9 Female hockey fans will enjoy this book, but its appeal to anyone else is questionable After winning a semifinal softball game, Tara and her best friend, Rachel, are drawn to join girls ice hockey by a challenge from the boys team whichever team finishes lower in the standings has to be cheerleaders for the other the next season The girls face an uphill battle in their hockey crazy town, where girls sports are given little respect The sometimes humorous writing is a plus The puck dropped Ten players fought over that little rubber disk like it was the last brownie in the pan However, the funny parts don t negate the many sexist and embarrassing comments, and some of the chauvinistic dialogue seems dated and unenlightened There are quite a few unexplained hockey terms that may confuse readers with no knowledge of the sport And while the story, like a puck, moves quickly, it does not satisfy in the end Kate Kohlbeck, Randall School, Waukesha, WI c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc No redistribution permitted.Natalie Hyde s latest sports themed young adult novel, Hockey Girl, is an action packed story that delicately handles gender equality issues relevant in Canada today The treatment of sexism in sports is well done, and Hyde accurately represents the inequalities in prestige and opportunities often found in our culture This short novel maintains reader interest throughout with engaging characters, sporting rivalries, and fast paced hockey action The portrayal of small town culture is well done, and the solid development of the story and the characters makes Hockey Girl appeal to than the typical sports fan.Recommended CM MagazineAuthor Natalie Hyde knows how to write a rollicking good scene, whether it involves the playful banter between adversaries at the local donut shop, or the nail biting action on the ice This is a tale not only of girl power, but of what can happen when a community bands together for change.Recommended Canadian Children BooknewsThis book would support the study of gender equality and would make a great addition to any classroom library Canadian Teacher Magazine Hockey Girl

  • 4.3
  • 5950
  • Paperback
  • Hockey Girl

  • Natalie Hyde
  • English
  • 14 October 2017
  • 154 pages

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