From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories
Fourteen-year-old Madeline Snow is the star goalie and captain of her girls rep hockey team. When her father moves the family to a small town, she feels like she’s losing a lot. Maddie is unhappier than ever. Soon she discovers she’s made the town’s only Bantam team, but since they have a skilled goalie in Connor Spencer, Maddie wonders if she will get to play. When Connor dies in a car accident, Maddie is overwhelmed with sadness and guilt. But Maddie has become part of the community, and her friends help her to find the focus she needs to fill the empty net.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lorimer & Company, Ltd.|
|Imprint||Lorimer Children & Teens|
|Number of Pages||128|
Author: David Starr
David Starr is an author and high school principal. He's written for the Soccer United: Team Refugee series as well as for Lorimer Sports Stories.
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Lorimer Sports Stories
Realistic, action-packed sports stories for reluctant middle-grade readers. Each book covers a contemporary theme—like bullying, friendship or prejudice—set against the backdrop of a specific sport. Books feature both boy and girl characters in grades 6 to 9, many from diverse… View available downloads →