Boot, the Wings' premier right wing, is comfortable cruising the margins and sneaking in his best shots when they're least expected. But midway through his first squirt season Boot discovers that a new weapon is allowed: body checking. And suddenly Boot's game is in big trouble He can't check--or won't. The team is upset, and everyone but Boot is getting creamed. Will he hold back so long that he loses not only his teammates' respect--but also his place on the ice as a Wing? (Digest) .
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Bruce Brooks is a two-time Newbery Honor recipient, in 1985 for The Moves Make the Man and in 1993 for What Hearts. He has won many other awards and honors, not least of which was being an assistant coach for his sonís travel hockey team. He lives in Burtonsville, MD.
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Book Description HarperTrophy, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064406806
Book Description HarperTrophy, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Boot, an orphan, dislikes some of the more physical aspects of hockey, but in protecting his younger sister from a bully, he learns that aggression can be appropriate at times. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0064406806