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Title:
Wayne Gretzky : hockey's the great one
Author:
Wilner, Barry.
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Publication Information:
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Pub. Co., [2014]
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Summary:
A biography of the greatest hockey player of the 20th century who helped elevate the popularity of hockey in the United States and who led Team Canada to the gold at the 2002 Olympics.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1070 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.1 2.0 165095.
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ISBN:
9781624031298
Format :
Book

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This title introduces Wayne Gretzky who has had a great influence on his sport and in his society. Career highlights, battles along the way, and humanitarian contributions are discussed. Gretsky's legacy is told through informative sidebars, captivating photos, and engaging text. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Tradep. 6
Chapter 2 The Kid from Brantfordp. 16
Chapter 3 Playing in the WHAp. 24
Chapter 4 Impressive Play in the NHLp. 32
Chapter 5 Unstoppable Gretzkyp. 40
Chapter 6 Finally, the Cupp. 50
Chapter 7 A Dynastyp. 60
Chapter 8 Success in Los Angelesp. 70
Chapter 9 The Blues, the Rangers, and the Endp. 82
Chapter 10 Gretzky's Legacyp. 90
Timelinep. 96
Essential Factsp. 100
Glossaryp. 102
Additional Resourcesp. 104
Source Notesp. 106
Indexp. 110
About the Authorp. 112