Tim Horton (Larger Than Life)
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He was a tough but fair sportsman reknowned as the "strongest man in hockey". This junior biography presents his true story to young Canadian readers.. Rocky Mountain Book Award Shortlist, 2011No Canadian can fail to recognize the name Tim Horton. But Tim Horton was more than that. For many, however, the name suggests coffee and donuts, especially donuts with sprinkles"
His tragic death cut short quite a hockey career and personal life.. Tim Horton was the consummate defenseman for the Toronto Maple Leafs, then the Buffalo Sabres. One wonders how the world would have changed if Tim Horton had never been born? For one thing, we would not have Tim Horton coffee shops every half mile or so
Filling in the Blanks JenniferB The vast majority of Canadians readily recognize Tim Horton's name in connection with the coffee and donut empire he started. Unless one is a hockey-buff however, his long career in the NHL as a defenseman is much lesson known.This biography for young readers (middle grades) explores the life of this hockey-great and is well peppered with archival photographs, maps, shots of hockey