Bobby Orr and the hand-me-down skates
—Orr, Bobby, 1948- author.
Book
2020
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"Even hockey legends start with hand-me-downs. A beautifully illustrated true childhood story about hockey great Bobby Orr. Bobby eats, sleeps and breathes hockey. So when his birthday is coming up, he only wants one thing: new skates. He's seen the exact pair he wants in the shop window: sparkling blades, shiny leather, clean new laces tied in perfect bows. But when Bobby opens his gift, he's dismayed to find hand-me-down skates: scuffed leather, nicked blades, floppy laces. Once Bobby breaks them in, though, he and the hand-me-down skates become inseparable, and he can't imagine life without them ... until the brand-new skates come into his life. How can he leave his hand-me-down skates behind?"--Provided by publisher.

Item Details
Subjects:
Hockey -- Juvenile fiction.
Orr, Bobby, 1948- -- Juvenile fiction.
Skates -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre:
Picture books.
Other Authors:
Kootstra, Kara, author.
Phelan, Jennifer, illustrator.
ISBN:
9780735265325
0735265321
Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-8.
Grades K-1.
Notes:
Canadiana.
LCCN:
2019954100
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