"...offers plenty of hockey strategy and action, not to mention strong character development." (Helen Norrie Sunday Free Press
"...a fast-paced and exciting sports story ... a moving and involving novel ... Readers will quickly come to care about these people and about what is happening in their lives
...it leaves the reader wanting more." (Quill & Quire
...fast-paced, full of eager players, rivalry, high emotion and determination... young players will enjoy reading about the game they love and kids they recognize. These books pull even non-experts into the dressing rooms, on to the ice and into the heart of the action." (Arlene Perly Rae Toronto Star
"This is a fast-paced novel that would make a good read-aloud for a class. Hockey Night in Transcona could promote discussion on making choices and being committed to achieving your personal best." (Lorraine Douglas Canadian Materials
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About the Author
JOHN DANAKAS is the author of four children's novels, all published by Lorimer. Hockey Night in Transcona
was an Ontario Silver Birch Award finalist. Curve Ball
, Lizzie's Soccer Showdown
, and Hockey Heroes
are all Canadian Children's Book Centre "Our Choice" selections.