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Bobby Orr and the hand-me-down skates / Bobby Orr and Kara Kootstra ; illustrated by Jennifer Phelan.

Orr, Bobby, 1948- (author.). Kootstra, Kara, (author.). Phelan, Jennifer, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library P GROWING ORR 000158775 Children's Library -- Picture Book Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735265325
  • ISBN: 0735265321
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : Tundra, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
Even hockey legends start with hand-me-downs. A beautifully illustrated true childhood story about hockey great Bobby Orr, who 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 sports 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? -- adapted from
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Issued also in electronic format.
Subject: Orr, Bobby, 1948- > Juvenile literature.
Orr, Bobby, 1948-
Hockey players > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Skates > Juvenile literature.
Hockey stories.
Hockey > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Hockey.
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / General.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Creative nonfiction.
Picture books.