An avid fan of the Detroit Red Wings -- particularly their great star forward Gordie Howe -- Charlie plays in his neighborhood league but worries that he may not have what it takes. After reading a book by Howe, Charlie starts thinking there may be other ways to be involved in hockey. A chance meeting with broadcaster Foster Hewitt convinces him to try his hand at play-by-play announcing. Has he discovered his niche? Brilliantly illustrated by Greg Banning, and featuring league stars like Howe and Hewitt, this lively, ...

A Hero Named Howe 2006, Raincoast Books

ISBN-13: 9781551929316