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Queens of the Ice: They Were Fast, They Were Fierce, They Were Teenage Girls (Recordbooks)


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In 1931, a group of ten teenage girls from Preston (present-day Cambridge), Ontario, enlisted the help of the top women's sport journalists of the era, and the Preston Rivulettes hockey team was born. Within a decade the team became so good that no other team would dare to play against them. Yet the struggles these young women faced are ones that women can still relate to today, including criticism for aggressive play and fighting, lack of financial and fan support, the right to govern their own sports organizations, and ice time that went to boys' and men's teams first. Fry Reading Level - 4.8]

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Adams, Carly
James Lorimer & Company
Children s-Sports Fiction-Hockey
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