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Rebel Glory (Lightning on Ice #1)

3.78 of 5 stars 3.78  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  7 reviews
At 17, star defenseman Craig McElhaney likes his chances of making it as a pro hockey player. Yet, a string of recent "accidents" threatens to knock his team out of the playoffs and ruin his promising career. Craig has begun to question how many "accidents" can happen before they become more than a coincidence. But it's not a good time for questions. Not in the spotlight o ...more
Paperback, 172 pages
Published November 1st 2006 by Orca Book Publishers (first published January 12th 1995)
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Aidan Smith
I liked this book a lot as it was about a boy who moved to Canada by himself to play for a select hockey team. There were kids from all over the world and they were all staying with a host family, keep in mind that he was only a high schooler, a very talented high schooler. The 17 year olds name is Craig McElhaney, Craig was accused of sealing other peoples wallets on the team and he got suspended, and if he does not return before playoffs the teams best player could be in serious trouble and hi ...more
Ms. Yingling
Craig plays for a select high school hockey team in Canada, where apparently players come from all over and are put up with local families. The team is doing well until a series of unfortunate incidents affect their performance on the ice. Roaches and fiberglass insulation are put into uniforms, skates are sabotaged, and when wallets are stolen and end up in Craig's duffel bag, he is suspended. Instead of returning home, he enlists the help of a cute girl who reports for the school paper, and th ...more
Jennifer Wardrip
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The backdrop of REBEL GLORY is the world of junior hockey in Canada. Craig plays for the Red Deer Rebels. If he can help take them to the playoffs, his chances of making his way into the NHL would be almost guaranteed. Craig's entire focus is hockey, and when the team's performance begins to slip, he worries that his dreams will amount to nothing.

The Red Deer Rebels are suddenly plagued by bad luck. One player finds his hockey gea
This book was so good and so interesting. There was so much adventure.
Good book, just like all the others by Sigmund Brouwer.
Breanna Morgan
I liked it, but only because he's Reddeerian
This was a fun read with my kids.
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Sigmund is married to songwriter recording artist Cindy Morgan. The couple and their two young daughters divide their time between Red Deer, Alberta and Nashville, Tennessee. He loves going to schools to get kids excited about reading, reaching roughly 80,000 students a year through his Rock&Roll Literacy Show.
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