Zoey loves poutine with its French fries, gravy, and squeaky squeaky cheese curds. It’s her favourite dish to make with her father. And it’s their annual tradition to make it for their shared July 1 birthday. Zoey is excited. Tomorrow is her fifth birthday! It’s also a holiday in Canada. This year, family members–grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins–from across Canada are coming to celebrate Zoey’s birthday.
An inside look at one of the top current NHL players, Leon Draisaitl. Born in Cologne, Germany, Leon Draisaitl excelled in many sports as a youth. Ultimately, he followed in the footsteps of his father, a professional hockey player who played in three Olympic games. Since joining the Oilers in 2014, Leon has..
Malia and her family are spending a day outside when they notice something strange. Huge white-and-gray clouds fill the sky, planes zoom overhead, and the air smells funny. A forest fire is sweeping the area, and they need to evacuate their home.
Daddy tells Malia that she needs to choose what to bring. But there’s so much that Malia wants to take with her! ….
GOOD MORNING SUNSHINE
Joey Moss first became known to many Canadians because of his work with the NHL Edmonton Oilers hockey team. Joey loved connecting with people. Whether he was singing “Oh Canada” on a jumbotron screen at a hockey game, welcoming a new friend with a playful wrestling match, or dancing on a runway for a charity fashion show, Joey loved making people feel good. But his impact and influence started long before he joined the Oilers….
AMAZING HOCKEY STORIES: CAREY PRICE
Born in Anahim Lake, British Columbia, and a member of the Ulkatch First Nation, Carey Price grew up spending much of his time outdoors ― hunting, fishing and riding horses. He didn’t start playing organized hockey until he was nine years old, but made up for a late start, becoming one of the best goalies in the NHL….
Gloria, an impulsive, naïve and likeable teen with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), tries to keep her family together while their mother’s addictions threaten a move to foster care. Willa, an older teen with a learning disability (LD), wants to play in a rock band where her gifts truly shine, but her mother’s controlling and perfectionistic personality — and Willa’s increasingly abusive boyfriend…
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My first book ever published was “Interference” and since then I haven’t looked back. I have written for many different ages and genres including my picture book series featuring Puckster for hockey fans aged four to six, my middle school hockey fiction series, and my young adult elite athlete podium series for sports fans of all types. My newest series is my One-2-One young adult books about the real life buddy pairing program at Sir Winston Churchill school. I’ve also tried my hand at a funny middle grade fiction. Yeah! I have a few more releases that will be coming out in the upcoming year, including a non-fiction book on superstar Connor McDavid. Watch for news on these under the New Releases on my site. Please, come on in, say hello and stay awhile! This site is for you to enjoy.