An 11-year-old elite hockey player struggles with multiple real-world issues while sidelined from pursuing his dream of playing in the NHL. Conor MacRae, who is half-white, half-Japanese, and wise beyond his years, lives with his dad, Keith, a white cop, and his dog, Sinbad.
Is there a sequel to checked?
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Book two in the Checked Trilogy. Callie is alone.
How old is Conor in checked?
A stable, reliable kid, 11-year-old Conor is shaken when he learns that his dog, a Doberman named Sinbad, has cancer and requires expensive treatment.
What is the theme of checked?
Summary: Conor’s life is all about hockey, his dog, and his dad. During the year he turns 12, he rises from a peewee AA team to AAA and learns what it’s like to go from being the best on the team to struggling to keep up.
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What is the genre of the book checked?
Where does the book checked take place?
In southern California, where ice doesn’t naturally occur, the sport requires frequent travel and expense. Connor’s dad, a former player who briefly made the NHL, is totally on board. And Connor’s doberman Sinbad is in his corner no matter what.
What is the setting for the book checked?
Cynthia Kadohata’s new book, Checked, is about a boy named Connor who loves the game of hockey more then anything and whose ultimate goal is to make the Triple A team in his town. He and his dad live in a small house in Canyon Creek near the Angeles National Forest.
How many pages does checked have?
|Publisher:||Atheneum Books for Young Readers|
Who is the main character in checked?
When Sinbad is diagnosed with cancer, Conor chooses to put his hockey lessons and pract. His whole life. He’ll say it himself, he’s a hockey beast. It’s his dad’s whole life too—and Conor is sure that’s why his stepmom, Jenny, left.