Rookie

From the Series Lorimer Podium Sports Academy

  • Interest Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Fresh off the plane from Vancouver, sixteen-year-old hockey player Aaron Wong is excited to be starting his first year at Podium, the Calgary school for top teen athletes. Aaron has to make friends and fit in at a new high school, while also adjusting to a new home and a family with a different culture than his own. Luckily, he finds a tight-knit group of friends who are elite athletes in their own sports to help show him the ropes.

Things seem to be going well for the rookie—but the hockey team captain has it in for him. Aaron’s world is turned upside down when the captain makes him the target of a brutal hazing at the team’s first party. To turn his year around, Aaron has to overcome his embarrassment about the incident and confide in friends and coaching staff.

Format Your Price
978-1-4594-0024-5
$9.95
Interest Level Grade 9 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Lorimer Children & Teens
Language English
Number of Pages 144
Publication Date 2016-09-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS YAF058020, YAF059080
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
Lexile 590
Features Author/Illustrator biography

Author: Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Lorna Schultz Nicholson has written, produced, and hosted programs for television and radio, and is well known for her print journalism. She is now a full-time fiction author who works from her home in Calgary.