Hockey Night in Kenya (Orca Echoes)

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Hockey Night in Kenya (Orca Echoes)

By  Danson Mutinda , Eric Walters , Illustrated By  Claudia Dávila
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"This simple story of discovery, sport, and friendship is filled with likable characters and innocently joyful moments...Delightful."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Kenyan orphans, Kitoo and Nigosi, spend their days studying, playing soccer, helping their elders with chores around the orphanage and reading from the limited selection of books in their library. When the librarian gives Kitoo a copy of Sports Around the World he becomes fascinated by an image of the Canadian national men's ice hockey team. Then one day the fates align and Kitoo finds a pair of beat up old roller blades, he teaches himself to skate and dreams of one day playing hockey like the men in his book. But you can't play ice hockey in Kenya, can you?

ISBN: 9781459823617

ISBN-10: 9781459823617

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Publication Date: 10/13/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/15/2020 - 12:00am

Pages: 104

Language: English

Categories

Sports & Recreation - Hockey

Social Themes - Friendship

Family - Orphans & Foster Homes