Girls Play to Win Hockey

Girls Play to Win Hockey

by Dave McMahon




How would you like to score the goal that wins an Olympic gold medal?

Thanks to pioneers like Cammi Granato, Karyn Bye, and Angela Ruggiero, you now have that opportunity. These women played with the boys before girls had their own hockey leagues. Now that they have paved the way, girls hockey is more popular than ever. Grab a stick-now it's your time to shine!

Girls Play to Win

Girls Play to Win highlights the trials and triumphs of women in sports. Topics include the sport's history, rules, equipment, and key training skills. Enthusiasts will also learn more about the personalities and game-changers that contributed to their sport's development. Filled with fantastic action photos, this series gives young women the information they need to take their game to the next level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599533902
Publisher: Norwood House Press
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Series: Girls Play to Win Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Hockey Basics 4

Chapter 2 History of the Game 16

Chapter 3 Taking the Lead 24

Chapter 4 World Champions 30

Chapter 5 Olympic Glory 36

Chapter 6 Play to Win 48

Glossary 58

For More Information 60

Index 62

Places to Visit 64

About the Author and Content Consultant 64

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