Charlie Joyce is the new kid at Terrance Falls High School--and he wasn't sure about trying out for the school hockey team. But when some guys tell him he doesn't have a chance, Charlie feels he has to stand up for himself. Follow along as Charlie battles, both on and off the ice, for a spot on the team. He knows he can play--and now he'll have to prove it. Expectations for the team are high. Will Charlie lead them to the gold medal in the Champions Cup? Or will rivalries and infighting destroy their chances? Full of fast-paced action and packed with insightful hockey tips, this book will appeal to any kid who loves the game. Off the Cross Bar introduces readers to the Charlie Joyce Sports Book series. Here's a book for kids who understand sports, and know what it's like to compete--on the ice, the soccer pitch, the basketball court, or the playground! A Charlie Joyce Sports Book--intense action for kid's who love sports.Skuy, David is the author of 'Off the Crossbar ', published 2005 under ISBN 9781594111051 and ISBN 1594111057.