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Chief Honor

Chief Honor

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by Sigmund Brouwer
     
 

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Lauren Cross joins the Spokane Chiefs to become the first female player on a WHL team. For Chiefs goaltender Joseph Larken, the prospect of a season in the publicity shadow of the new goalie promises to be a nightmare. Hiding behind a carefully built wall of anger, Joseph is almost relieved by the steroids scandal that knocks Lauren off the team...until he begins to

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Lauren Cross joins the Spokane Chiefs to become the first female player on a WHL team. For Chiefs goaltender Joseph Larken, the prospect of a season in the publicity shadow of the new goalie promises to be a nightmare. Hiding behind a carefully built wall of anger, Joseph is almost relieved by the steroids scandal that knocks Lauren off the team...until he begins to believe she was framed. The truth makes him wish he were some place safer—like in the net facing a 110 mph slap shot.

Editorial Reviews

CM Magazine
"Compelling…readers of sports and mystery novels will enjoy this high-interest story…Highly recommended."
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"What makes this book worth reading, especially if you are a hockey fan, is that Brouwer's main character is a goalie... AND he is in competition for the number one spot on his team with a girl!"
Puget Sound Council
"Brouwer combines the themes of teen issues, relationships, drugs, and disillusionment with parents and sports into a high adventure with ethical decisions looming."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849939846
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
Orca Sports Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.33(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

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Yes, I was one of the best in the league. Not a big deal. I was born with fast hands and I didn't feel pain. The fact that Lauren was almost as good was a big deal. And she drew a bigger crowd. A lot of people wanted to cheer for her because she was a girl. And a lot wanted to cheer against her. I had a feeling she was going to get more ice time than I would.

Meet the Author

Sigmund Brouwer writes for both children and adults. In the last ten years, he has given writing workshops to students in schools from the Arctic Circle to inner city Los Angeles. Sigmund and his family live half the year in Nashville, Tennessee, and half the year in Red Deer, Alberta. For more information, visit www.rockandroll-literacy.com.

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Chief Honor 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
InTheBookcase 11 months ago
Another great book from this author! I really like his "Lightning on Ice" Series. This book is about a hockey goalie named Joseph Larken. Trouble is stirred up when a girl goalie joins the team. There are steroids, fights, and other things going on. Has great suspense and keeps a person reading.
Ben Holcomb More than 1 year ago
This books give sports acten and problems for the charicters. t
Guest More than 1 year ago
A great story of a boy with bravery, stratigy, quik wits,and even quiker reflexes.Gump Larkin finaly becomes 2nd string to Lauren Cross the 1st women to join the W.H.L.That was the begining of his problems!Gump with the help Lauren stops steriod dealers in his town!