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Rebel Glory (Lightning on Ice #1)

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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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Ms. Yingling
Mar 14, 2012 Ms. Yingling rated it liked it
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
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Reviewed by Sally Kruger, aka "Readingjunky" for TeensReadToo.com

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
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Aidan Smith
Nov 24, 2014 Aidan Smith rated it really liked it
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
Cole Busher
Oct 24, 2016 Cole Busher rated it it was amazing
I think that this is a very good book by Sigmund Brouwer. I have read many of his books and this one is by far one of the most mysterious and keeps the reader guessing at all time. You never know what is going to happen because he does a very good job at keeping juicy details until there are absolutely needed.
Tarissa
Oct 22, 2015 Tarissa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As usual, this is the great teen fiction that one expects from Sigmund Brouwer. He hits the nail on the head every time.

If you have a reluctant reader on your hands (particularly kids interested in sports), give them this series.
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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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