Who Is Wayne Gretzky? (Who Was...?) (Prebound)

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After breaking or tying more than sixty records in hockey, it's no wonder that Wayne Gretzky is known as "The Great One." Born in Brantford, Ontario, on January 26, 1961, in a nation obsessed with the sport, he threw himself into the game practically from the time he first laced up a pair of skates. When he retired from the NHL in 1999, he had led several teams to Stanley Cup victories, competed in the Olympics, and changed the way hockey was played forever. Known for his love for family and as a truly decent human being, Wayne Gretzky is revealed as more than a sports legend in this easy-to-read biography.

About the Author

Gail Herman has written several biographies for young readers, including "Who Was Davy Crockett?" and "Who Was Jackie Robinson?"
Product Details
ISBN: 9780606365956
ISBN-10: 0606365958
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publication Date: February 5th, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Who Was...?