Slap Shot

by Andre J. Garant



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/15/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 112
ISBN : 9781587216527

About the Book

Slap Shot is a middle-grade fiction novel for boys and girls between the ages of nine and thirteen. Trevor and Tanner Thibault are eleven-year-old identical twins who live for one thing in life; playing ice hockey. Now in the sixth grade, the two boys make a name for themselves as they play for the North County Pee Wee League. Trevor becomes outraged when Coach Messier asks a girl, Jillian McDonald, to join the team. As the Goalie for the team, Trevor feels that Jillian will steal the credit away from him. Will Trevor decide to boycott the hockey team altogether? More importantly, will Trevor be mature enough to understand that girls can play hockey on a boys' team, and play it just as well as a boy can? Slap Shot is an action packed sports novel sure to please any middle-grade child.

About the Author

Andre J. Garant lives in Ellington, Connecticut. He works by day as an Accountant at Neptco, Inc., in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. When he''s not busy at work, Andre enjoys writing middle-grade fiction novels for boys and girls between the ages of nine and thirteen. Slap Shot is Garant''s second published novel, and is one of seventeen middle-grade fiction novels that he has written during the past three years. He is a 1991 graduate of St. Michael''s College in Colchester, Vermont and is also a 1997 graduate of The Institute of Children''s Literature in West Redding, Connecticut. Garant specializes in school visits where he enjoys speaking to upper elementary and middle-grade students about the books that he has written and what can be learned from them.