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Maddie in Goal

By Leblanc, Louise, Illustrated by Gay, Marie-Louise, Translated by Cummins, Sarah

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Series: Formac First Novels

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Everyone laughs when Maddie tells her family what she wants to be: a hockey goaltender! Everyone, that is, except her grandmother. Gran thinks she should follow her dreams, and even teaches Maddie a magic trick to help make them come true.
So she trains and trains and finally gets a chance to play for her brother's team, the Leprecauns. At first she's really nervous but soon, in a big game against the Black Spiders, she pulls a rabbit out of the hat to save the day.
Maddie in Goal is the story of a determined girl who succeeds against the odds--with a little help from her Gran.

Awards

Winner - Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection - 1992

"The language and large type are clear and easy to read; the story is funny and interesting; and Gay's illustrations are delightful. Leblanc should be commended for the frank and honest way in which she addressed the issue of sexism and its harmful affects on young girls. Recommended. "

- Gina Chiola Canadian Book Review Annual

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 60 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780887802027
Format: 7in x 4.25in
Black and white illustrations

Binding: Hardback, 60 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780887802034
Format: 7in x 4.25in
Black and white illustrations

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 1st September 2011
ISBN: 9781459500174
Format: EPUB

BIC Code: YFQ
BISAC Code:  JUV019000
Imprint: Formac

Interest age: From 5 To 10

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