Nonfiction Books Becoming a Pro Hockey Player (15) / Going Pro

Becoming a Pro Hockey Player (15)

Becoming a Pro Hockey Player (15) / Going Pro
Item No. GS5257
ISBN-13 978-1-4824-2067-8
Format Library Binding
Subject Nonfiction Sports Entertainment Social Studies Economics Going Pro Hockey Player
# of Pages 32
Size 8" x 10"
Author Nagelhout, Ryan
Reading Interest 2,3,4,5,6
Accelerated Reading Level 5.7
Series Going Pro
Publisher Gareth Stevens
Date Published 2015
Dewey Decimal 796.962
Guided Reading Level Q
Lexile Level 750
 
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Many professional athletes begin their journey as children. Hockey players are no different. Wayne Gretzky learned to skate when he was 2˝ years old! However, hard work and practice are what allow those with talent to make it to the next level. Readers are introduced to the common paths to becoming a pro hockey player, from youth leagues all the way to the NHL. Each chapter focuses on one step of the necessary training for pros, including full-color photographs and information about hockey superstars. Aspiring players can learn a lot about what it takes to excel on the ice!