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A Goal in Sight
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A Goal in Sight

By Jacqueline Guest

$9.95 Paperback
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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Aiden is the roughest player on his Calgary hockey team, as likely to be in the penalty box as on the ice.
When he hits another player after a game, however, he's charged with assault and sentenced to one hundred hours of community service. He's bored and annoyed when he's forced to help Eric, a blind player with the Calgary Seeing Eye Dogs. In time, his new team shows him hockey is more fun on the ice than in the box.
A Goal in Sight is the story of an unlikely friendship that teaches a troubled kid the value of fair play. [Fry Reading Level - 5.0

JACQUELINE GUEST is a Metis writer who lives in Bragg Creek, Alberta. She is the author of 10 previous Lorimer novels, including Hat Trick, Free Throw, Rookie Season, and A Goal in Sight, which are Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selections, and the SideStreets novels Lightening Rider, Racing Fear and At Risk. A Goal in Sight was also nominated for a Golden Eagle Award.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 144 pages
Publication Date: 24th September 2010
ISBN: 9781552775578
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Hardback, 96 pages
Publication Date: 11th April 2003
ISBN: 9781550287790
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 20th January 2012
ISBN: 9781552775585
Format: EPUB

BIC Code: YFB, YFR, YXC
BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.1.0.0, JUV032110, JUV039180
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 9 To 13

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