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Paddle Battle

By Eric Howling

$12.95 Paperback
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Series: Lorimer Sports Stories

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Set against a backdrop of the threat of wildfires on the west coast, this book looks at the effect changes at home can have on a young athlete’s performance and the emotional support a team can provide. Thirteen-year-old kayaker Finn has been angry and resentful since his mother left the family. In a highly charged emotional state, Finn’s performance is not only suffering, but he is also taking things out on his teammates. Like the wildfires that threaten Finn’s Okanagan training camp, this book shows how new beginnings arise after a destructive event.

What if your biggest opponent is yourself?

Finn Hunter has high hopes of making the national kayaking team one day. And he might just make it too, since he made the regional team last year. But this year, since his mom left home, things have been different. Finn is angry, and his paddling and relationship with his teammates are suffering as a result. Can Finn pull it together to achieve his dreams?

ERIC HOWLING is an advertising creative director and the author of twelve books, including Head Hunter, Red Zone Rivals, Hoop Magic, Kayak Combat, Drive, Run and Gun and Long Bomb in the Lorimer Sports Stories series. His books have been shortlisted for the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award, named Resource Links Year’s Best and picked as a CCBC Best Books selection. Eric lives in Calgary, Alberta.

ERIC HOWLING is an advertising creative director and the author of ten books, including Head Hunter, Red Zone Rivals, Hoop Magic, Kayak CombatDrive, Run and Gun and Long Bomb in the Lorimer Sports Stories series. His books have been shortlisted for the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award, named Resource Links Year’s Best and picked as a CCBC Best Books selection. Eric lives in Calgary, Alberta.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 120 pages
Publication Date: 3rd August 2021
ISBN: 9781459416239
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Hardback, 120 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 2022
ISBN: 9781459416253
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 3rd August 2021
ISBN: 9781459416246
Format: EPUB

BIC Code: YFB, YFM, YFN, YFR, YXF, YXL, YXS, YXZG
BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.2.0.0, JUV013060, JUV029010, JUV032060, JUV039050, JUV039060
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 10 To 13
Fry Reading Level [grade]: 3.3
Lexile Reading Level: HL580L

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Similar titles:
Long Bomb

Head Hunter

Run and Gun

Hoop Magic

Red Zone Rivals




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