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Par Don Cherry, Al Strachan. 2008
Former hockey player and coach Don Cherry's comments on Hockey Night in Canada's "Coach's Corner" routinely make headlines as they… entertain, educate, and often upset some fans throughout North America. Now he presents his favourite stories from his career in hockey. And you can imagine the stories he has to tell. c2008.
Par Michael J Novacek. 1996
A paleontologist's account of a gruelling 1993 field expedition to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia, which resulted in one of… the most extensive dinosaur fossil discoveries in history. Describes the specimens that were found and discusses their meaning and scientific importance. 1996.
Par John R Horner, Edwin Dobb. 1997
Companion to Digging Dinosaurs. A paleontologist explores how these creatures evolved, lived, and adapted to the environment. Draws upon extensive… fieldwork to depict the dinosaur's pattern of living and survival methods. Ventures theories on key controversies, such as what caused its extinction. c1997.
Par Paul Chambers. 2002
Since its discovery the Archaeopteryx - half bird, half reptile - has caused more trouble than any other scientific icon.… It has been used not just to support dozens of different views on evolution but to start feuds, destroy reputations, further personal ambition and promote nationalism. This book investigates the life and times of Archaeopteryx and also at the chaotic scientific world into which it emerged. 2002.
Par Dale A Russell. 1989
Par Monique Keiran. 1999
Some 75 million years ago, one dinosaur ended its life. The dinosaur was an Albertosaurus -- distant cousin to the… ferocious, meat-eating predator Tyrannosaurus Rex. But its death was also a beginning -- the start of its transformation into a fossil, which lay undiscovered for millennia until the forces of erosion brought the young dinosaur, once again, to light. Grades 4-7. 1999.
Par P. J Naworynsk. 2017
The announcement was shocking - Canada would not be sending a team to the 1948 Winter Olympics in Switzerland. Outraged,… a Royal Canadian Air Force squadron leader, Sandy Watson, quickly assembled a team of air force hockey players who were "amateur enough" to complete under the Olympic guidelines. This is the inspiring untold story of a group of determined men, fresh from the battlefields of WWII, who surprised a nation and the world. 2017.
Par Stephen Harper. 2013
In the tumultuous beginnings of hockey, the fights were as much off the ice as on it. Harper describes the… hockey heroes and hard-boiled businessmen who built the game, and the rise and fall of legendary teams pursuing the Stanley Cup. With a historian’s perspective and fan’s passion, he presents a riveting and often-surprising portrait, capturing everything from the physical contests on the rinks to the battles behind the scenes and the changing social conventions of the twentieth century. Bestseller. 2013.
Par Sally Manning. 2002
On February 21, 2002, the Canadian National Women's Hockey Team was up against their arch-rival, Team U.S.A, at the Salt… Lake City Olympics. They were determined to make up for not winning the gold medal at Nagano four years earlier, and to overcome a 1 and 8 record against the American team. Calmly standing behind the Canadian bench was Danièle Sauvageau, coach and former police officer, and one of the most intriguing and inspiring people in sport today. 2002.
Par Ed Arnold. 2005
The Montreal Canadiens made the Peterborough Petes part of their farm system in the mid-1950s, and a number of great… coaches - from Scotty Bowman to Roger Neilson - have stood behind the Petes' bench. As well, the Petes can boast players from Dit Clapper and Bob Gainey to Steve Yzerman and Chris Pronger. A look at how Peterborough has achieved pre-eminence among hockey cradles. 2005.
Par Wayne Gretzky, Kirstie McLellan Day. 2016
Wayne Gretzky looks back on the last ninety-nine years and tells us, from his point of view, about the NHL’s… most memorable moments. From hockey's fierce early battles on natural ice; through its mythical golden era, where Howe, Richard, Béliveau, Hull, Orr, and Esposito defined greatness; through the unforgettable dynasties in Montreal, New York, and Edmonton and the success stories of today’s NHL, Gretzky takes us onto the ice and into the dressing room to share never-before-published stories about the great players and great characters who have inspired him. Bestseller. 2016.
Par Philippe Cantin. 2012
" Le journaliste Philippe Cantin nous fait revivre l'histoire passionnante de cette rivalité entre Montréal et Québec et nous plonge… dans l'univers palpitant du hockey et de son impact au Québec. Philippe Cantin nous invite à revivre les événements politiques, sociaux et sportifs du Québec dans Le Colisée contre Forum, le premier de deux tomes qui composent Mon histoire du hockey. Ce livre nous fait découvrir des facettes méconnues de personnages fascinants dont Maurice Richard, Jean Béliveau, Maurice Duplessis, Guy Lafleur, Jacques Parizeau, Gérald Martineau et Marcel Aubut. " -- 4e de couv.
Par Ron Wight. 2002
Think you know it all about hockey? These fan-stumping quizzes will dispel the hockey myths you have believed since you… were a kid, and help you learn about the more unique hockey records that may never be broken, and the most intriguing moments in hockey history. Packed with statistics, Q&A's, fascinating stories, and a unique chapter on women's hockey. 2002.
Par Rich Mole. 2004
The most thrilling and the most dramatic games are those played during the playoffs, when the stakes are high and… everything is on the line. Celebrate the joy of victory with some of the greatest hockey stories of the past century, including the Montreal Canadiens of the 1970, the 1980's Edmonton Oilers, and the Toronto Maple Leafs of the 1960's. 2004.
Par Jim Barber. 2004
The Toronto Maples Leafs hockey team is one of Canada's greatest franchises. From their humble beginnings in the 1920s, to… their remarkable Stanley Cup victories of the 1940s and 1960s, to their teambuilding challenges of the 1990s and beyond, the Leafs have a history packed with exhilarating accomplishments and devastating setbacks. 2004.
Par Jason Cohen. 2001
Writer Jason Cohen follows the fortunes of the minor pro hockey team, the Austin Ice Bats, through one season. From… Lake Charles to El Paso and Waco to Monroe, he chronicles the games, bus rides, and locker room incidents of the team. He uncovers a world where people still play for the love of the game, fans can get a free autograph, and the dreams of literally hundreds of Canadian and American men are found, and lost. Strong language. 2001.
Par Ed Willes. 2004
The WHA began as the scheme of two California lawyers, and it introduced 27 new hockey franchises, a trail of… bounced cheques, fractious lawsuits, folded teams, and the crackpots, goons, and crazies that are so well remembered as the league's bizarre legacy. But the WHA also drove hockey into the modern age, ended the NHL's monopoly, freed players from the reserve clause, ushered in the 18-year-old draft, moved the game into the Sun Belt, and put European players on the ice in numbers previously unimagined. Some strong language. 2005, c2004.
Par D'Arcy Jenish. 2008
The Habs were the NHL gold standard for years, with 24 Stanley Cups and an almost unbroken line of stars,… from Georges Vézina and Newsy Lalonde to Ken Dryden, Guy Lafleur, and Patrick Roy. Jenish traces not just the century-old équipe des habitants, but the events of the day that affected hockey and the world away from it, including two world wars, the flu outbreak of 1918, and the Quiet Revolution of Quebec nationalism. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2008.
Par Stephen Brusatte. 2018
Sixty-six million years ago, the Earth's most fearsome and spectacular creatures vanished. Today their extraordinary true story remains one of… our planet's great mysteries. In this stunning narrative spanning more than 200 million years, Steve Brusatte, a young American paleontologist who has emerged as one of the foremost stars of the field--discovering ten new species and leading groundbreaking scientific studies and fieldwork--masterfully tells the complete, surprising, and new history of the dinosaurs, examining their origins, their habitats, their extinction, and their living legacy. 2018.