The farm team by Linda Bailey

Book title: The Farm Team

Author: Linda Bailey

Bibliographic entry Bailey, L. (2006). The Farm Team. Toronto, ON: Kids Can Press.
Description The animals on Stolski’s farm haven’t won a hockey game against the Bush League bandits in 50 years but they haven’t lost hope of bringing home the Stolski cup.  With some teamwork and determination, this may be their year.
Reaction Action-packed and full of sports strategies, The Farm Team will appeal to readers young and old.  This book would be an excellent choice for use with dramatization in the primary classroom.
Recommended age level Primary/Junior
Subjects/themes Hockey, teamwork, competition
Curriculum connections Language: demonstrate understanding of a text by retelling the story or restating information from the text, including the main idea
Awards OLA Best Bets, Top 10 Canadian Children’s Books 2006; Shortlist, Ruth & Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award, 2007; Honour Book, Ontario Blue Spruce Award, 2008
Miscellaneous Author Linda Bailey and illustrator Bill Slavin have teamed up to create six books together.



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