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Shabash!

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ISBN-10: 1550028294

ISBN-13: 9781550028294

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Ann Walsh

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Shabash! was nominated for Ontario's Silver Birch Award for its sensitive exploration of the cultural differences that unite and divide and the prejudices within, and against, minority communities. As a Sikh living in a small mill town in the interior of British Columbia, Rana knows he is "different"; in fact, he is the first Sikh in Dinway to join the hockey team. But what started as a whim becomes a determined struggle, and Rana persists, making the team, and meets Les, who becomes a new friend. But the jibes from his teammates and community members continue. Finally, just before the most important game of the season, an extraordinary event interrupts the lives of everyone in Dinway, and…    
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 3/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 5.25" wide x 5.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Ann Walsh is well known for her many best-selling historical novels and short stories for young adults. She is the editor of Beginnings, Stories of Canada's Past (Ronsdale Press, 2001), nominated for The Golden Oak Award, and Winds Through Time (Beach Holme, 1998). Both are young adult anthologies of historical fiction. She is also the author of the Barkerville mystery series: Moses, Me and Murder (Pacific Educational Press, 1988), The Doctor's Apprentice (Beach Holme, 1998)-nominated for the Sheila Egoff Award for Children's Literature-and By The Skin of His Teeth (Beach Holme, 2004). All her books have received the Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Award, and she has also earned…