Recordbooks help reluctant readers understand social issues through the lens
of a true story of a sports hero.


Ages: 12+      Reading Level: Grades 3.0–4.9



Breaking Through:

Heroes in Canadian Women's Sport

 In this book, the achievements of Canadian women in
sports are brought to light by showcasing role models for
young women. The seven female Canadian Olympians
in this book open up about their struggles and successes
on the path to greatness.

Carey Price

Carey Price

 Twenty years ago, Carey Price was flying hundreds of miles
across the country so he could play on the nearest organized
hockey team. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL.
But he's never forgotten where he started.


Champion for Health
How Clara Hughes fought depression
to win Olympic gold

"At the core of the story is Carr whose individual vision,determination, Christian faith and hugely supportive family and team helped her to meet the physical and mental challenges of the swim."






Safety Stars
Players who fought to make 
the hard-hitting game of 
professional hockey safer

 “"There is perhaps no other health and safety
topic tha tis so timely as concussion awareness in youth
and adult sports and recreation. Sue’'s book is an invaluable
resource for teachers and students and it is written in easy-to-read
format ideal for middle school students,
struggling readers and ESL students."

 —Sam Hammond, President,
Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario




Annaleise Carr
How I conquered Lake Ontario to 
help kids battling cancer


"At the core of the story is Carr whose individual vision, 
determination, Christian faith and hugely supportive family and 
team helped her to meet the physical and mental 
challenges of the swim."

—Canadian Review of Materials



Download a free teacher's resource guide created specially for Safety Stars!