Journeyman The Story of NHL Right Winger Jamie Leach

Great Plains PublicationsSKU: 9781773370545

Author:
Rosner, Anna
Grade Levels:
Seven
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
104
Publisher:
Great Plains Publications
Copyright Data:
2020

Price:
Sale price$14.95

Description

Journeyman is a first-person biography of Ojibwe right-winger Jamie Leach, son of the legendary NHL superstar Reggie Leach. Follow the fascinating hockey trajectory from his childhood years watching his father play for Philadelphia Flyers, to Jamie's first goal in the NHL. Journeyman touches on Jamie's summers on Lake Winnipeg, the World Junior Hockey Championships, his life in the minor leagues, and his eventual draft into the NHL as a Pittsburgh Penguin. Discover how some of hockey's biggest stars, such as Bobby Clarke, Jaromir Jagr, and Mario Lemieux, influenced Jamie's life. Written in close consultation with Jamie and his mother, readers will learn about the struggles Jamie conquered, including his father's alcoholism and his own crippling self-doubt. A story of determination, heartbreak and perseverance.

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