Ten year-old Jason Quinn lives for hockey and has everything that a young hockey star could ever wantthe best equipment that money can buy, and a spot on the prestigious select team, the Junior Terriers.
But just months after the death of his father, Jason's dream season crashes to a halt when his mother tells him that they have no more money. Forced out of their wealthy suburban Boston home, Jason must move in with his uncle, aunt and six rough-and-tumble cousins in northern Maine. The older boys, Billy and George, are just plain scary. Working in the potato fields is awful. And being 50 miles from the nearest indoor rink, Jason can't even play on an organized hockey team! Life is not worth living.
Follow Jason through his winter in Glenville, where the only hockey is played on a pond. Experience the joys, sorrows, excitement and fun of that "most important time" of Jason's life. A young Acadian boy raised far from his roots is about to learn more about family, life and hockey than he had ever dreamed.
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