Chief Honor [NOOK Book]

Overview

Lauren Cross is the first female player on a WHL team -- goaltender Joseph Larken's team, the Spokane Chiefs. For Joseph, the prospect of a season in the publicity shadow of a new female goalie promises to be a nightmare. Hiding behind a carefully built wall of anger, Joseph is relieved when a scandal knocks Lauren off the team…until he begins to believe she was framed.

Joseph "Gump" Larken, goalie for the Spokane Chiefs, is not bothered by playing second string to ...

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Chief Honor

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Overview

Lauren Cross is the first female player on a WHL team -- goaltender Joseph Larken's team, the Spokane Chiefs. For Joseph, the prospect of a season in the publicity shadow of a new female goalie promises to be a nightmare. Hiding behind a carefully built wall of anger, Joseph is relieved when a scandal knocks Lauren off the team…until he begins to believe she was framed.

Joseph "Gump" Larken, goalie for the Spokane Chiefs, is not bothered by playing second string to the first woman in the Western Hockey League, but he is not certain how to handle the accusation that his closest friend on the team might be involved with illegal steroids.

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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."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781554695928
  • Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/1/2008
  • Series: Orca Sports Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,285,374
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

With close to three million books in print, 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. One of his latest novels, The Last Disciple, earned Sigmund an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America. Sigmund and his family live half the year in Nashville, Tennessee, and half the year in Red Deer, Alberta.
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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.

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  • Posted February 8, 2011

    best book i ever read

    This books give sports acten and problems for the charicters. t

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2001

    Safe is a 100 M.P.H Puck

    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!

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