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Adam loves hockey, and he's good at it. So when his family moves to Vancouver, he's sure he'll impress in the elite hockey league his father signs him up for. The only problem is that he'll have to wait three weeks to find out, and it's tougher than Adam thought to make friends in the big city. But then he meets Rodrigo, a soccer nut whose family is from Uruguay, and finds ...more
Paperback, 139 pages
Published September 8th 2011 by James Lorimer & Company
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Jan 16, 2015 Benjamin rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. It was about a kid named Adam Burnett who lives in Castlegar Canada and is a hockey superstar. He plays on a team with his best friends, Jason and Graham. But then Adam and his family have to move away to Vancouver with brand new people at a brand new school. Adam meets Rodrigo, Rodrigo just moved there from Uruguay. Rodrigo teaches Adam how to play soccer and Adam starts to like it a lot. He convinces Adam to tryout for the school soccer team. But Adam knows his father ...more
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Feb 10, 2015 Greg Davis rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. I loved how there was always something going on in the story. Breakaway is a book about a kid named Adam and he is a big hockey fan. Adam moved to Vancouver to play for an elite hockey team. Once he gets there he meats someone named Rodrigo. Rodrigo is a huge soccer fan just like everyone in that new school. Adam was never a fan of soccer, but he started kicking around with Rodrigo. Then, he got better and joined the soccer team without his dad knowing because his dad absolute ...more
Carter Calhoun
Jun 01, 2015 Carter Calhoun rated it it was ok
This book was about a kid becoming a hockey player and his story about it. I enjoyed the book and I would recommend this book to my class mates.
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Trevor Kew is a Canadian writer and teacher who is the author of three children’s novels about soccer: Trading Goals (Lorimer, 2009), Sidelined (Lorimer, 2010) and Breakaway (Lorimer, 2011). A fourth novel, Playing Favourites , will be published in Fall 2012. Trevor was also a contributor to Tomo (Stone Bridge Press, 2012), an anthology of stories related to Japan which was designed to raise mon
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