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The Matchless Six by Ron Hotchkiss

The Matchless Six

The Matchless Six by Ron Hotchkiss
Feb 07, 2006 | 200 Pages
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    Feb 07, 2006 | 200 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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    Jan 11, 2012 | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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“Ron Hotchkiss makes readers know and care about the women, while vintage black-and-white photos vividly carry the visual aspect of the story.”
Quill and Quire

"There’s a splendid sense of adventure to The Matchless Six, an invigorating account of the first Canadian women to compete at the summer Olympic Games in Amsterdam in 1928… Author Ron Hotchkiss… presents a compelling, inspirational portrait of these young women and their athletic quest, from early training through six weeks overseas to their triumphant homecoming. He’s done them proud."
The Hamilton Spectator

"Hotchkiss does a very good job at contextualizing this particular Olympiad in terms of world events and Canadian cultural and social norms. Most of all, though, he provides a suspenseful account of the heartbreaks as well as the triumphs of the Matchless Six’s Olympic experience, and vivid portraits of the individual women…"
The Globe and Mail

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