Thursday, June 05, 2008

CLPTeens Congratulates the Pittsburgh Penguins!

Though the ice has cleared and our beloved Pittsburgh Penguins are without a Stanley Cup, we'd like to send a warm thanks for an exhilarating season. Teens and librarians alike admired the Pens for showcasing skill, determination, and the power of youth.

In honor of the greatest show on ice, Connie put together a zamboni full of books, games, zines, music, and more. Check them out today, and extend your love of Crosby, Malkin, Fleury, Whitney, and the rest of the black and gold all summer long.


Chris McMahen

Arlo is the new kid in a hockey-crazy school in a crazy town. The thing is, Arlo's never even laced up a pair of skates! To fit in somewhere, Arlo joins a group of Misfits called the "Dumpster Dudes." Soon, Arlo is breaking windows and unleashing ants in the hallway. Will Arlo be put in the penalty box?

Getting in the Game
Dawn FitzGerald

When everyone tries to get thirteen-year-old Joanna off the boys’ ice hockey team, including Ben, her best friend since kindergarten, Jo resolves to deal with the problems caused by her participation.


Ice Time: The Story of Hockey
Michael McKinley
GC846.5.M374 2006

A history of ice hockey emphasizing the professional game and players, from the roots of the NHL to current breakout stars and young talent.

The Rookie: A Season with Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins
Shawna Richer
GV848.5.C76 R53 2006x

Sidney Crosby had been hailed as the NHL’s next savior. Young, bright, photogenic, personable, and a media darling, the only question that remained was whether he could handle the big time.


My Heavenly Hockey Club
by Ai Morinaga

When Izumi Oda asks Hana, his major crush, to join the school hockey club, persuading her proves to be a difficult task. True, the Grand Hockey Club is full of super-cute boys, but given a choice, Hana prefers a sizzling steak to a hot date.


NHL 08 (Xbox 360)

Dominate the ice as the NHL franchise of your choosing, delivering heavy hits and making key saves and scoring that clinch goal.



Look for frequent features about professional hockey teams and individual players from the major and minor leagues.


Murder Can Be Fun
“Issue #18: Sports Thrills”
Johnny Marr

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main - Teen

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