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Carey Price

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The story of Carey Price, a star goalie in the NHL. The son of an NHL draftee and the chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation, Carey got his start on skates as a toddler. This natural athlete went on to become the top amateur player in Canada in 2002, getting drafted fifth overall by the Montreal Canadiens three years later. Throughout his incredible career, he's taken every opportunity possible to encourage all young people, especially those who share his Indigenous background, to follow their dreams. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL. But he's never forgotten where he started. Author Catherine Rondina is a writer, educator and library assistant. Her books for children have received numerous literary honours including the Hackmatack Award and the Teacher's Choice Award. Indigenous athletes; hockey biographies; sports biographies; Aboriginal Canadian athletes; diversity in the NHL; Native Canadian; reluctant readers; non-fiction books for teens

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Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:890
Text Difficulty:4-5

The story of Carey Price, a star goalie in the NHL. The son of an NHL draftee and the chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation, Carey got his start on skates as a toddler. This natural athlete went on to become the top amateur player in Canada in 2002, getting drafted fifth overall by the Montreal Canadiens three years later. Throughout his incredible career, he's taken every opportunity possible to encourage all young people, especially those who share his Indigenous background, to follow their dreams. Today, he is the highest-paid goalie in the NHL. But he's never forgotten where he started. Author Catherine Rondina is a writer, educator and library assistant. Her books for children have received numerous literary honours including the Hackmatack Award and the Teacher's Choice Award. Indigenous athletes; hockey biographies; sports biographies; Aboriginal Canadian athletes; diversity in the NHL; Native Canadian; reluctant readers; non-fiction books for teens

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