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Reviews and Endorsements

“The Lucy Tries Sports series is terrific for children! It inspires them to be physically active and reinforces so many aspects of their social skill development. A really positive assistance to parenting children.” —Dave King, Member of the Order of Canada, Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame and IIHF Hall of Fame inductee

“The Lucy Tries Sports series is an engaging and fun way to teach young children about sports. And we all know that if girls in particular have strong role models they’re more likely to succeed. Lucy is exactly that!” —Hayley Wickenheiser, Six-Time Olympian

“Lucy Tries Baseball is a great book for kids. Sport teaches us life lessons, like how to battle through when things get tough. Lucy is a great example of what it looks like to persevere through different challenges. I hope you enjoy this book as much as my kids and I do!” —Justin Morneau, Former Major League Infielder, Twins broadcaster and father of five

“Lucy is a great role model for all kids, on and off the hard court. She exemplifies inclusion, teamwork and work ethic—important lessons for everyone!” —Kia Nurse, Canadian women’s basketball team and WNBA guard

“Lucy is an awesome role model for kids at any age! She demonstrates the value of getting involved in sports and how teamwork and good coaching can positively affect childhood and beyond.” —Christine Sinclair, Captain of the Canadian National Soccer team and Olympic medalist

“Lucy knows that sport is for everyone—including those with disabilities. Lucy also shows us what it is to be inclusive, creative and the value in trying new things. The world needs more Lucy!” —Dr. David Legg, Ph.D., Chair & Professor, Department of Health and Physical Education, Mount Royal University

“Early exposure to positive role models and sporting encounters are vital to helping kids become engage in sport and active living. The Lucy Tries Sports series provides fun, vivid examples of positive sport experiences while reinforcing messages central to healthy child development.” —Dr. Karen MacNeill, Sport Psychologist

“The game of hockey has so much to offer in terms of teaching lifeskills and building character. Lucy proves that as long as you work at it, your passion and love for the game is what matters.” —Mark Giordano, NHL Defenceman

The books seek to reinforce the five principles of healthy child development set out by High Five Canada…In each book Lucy makes a friend, masters a skill, meets an encouraging adult mentor and has an active voice in her play. Most importantly, she tries new things. —“Lucy Tries Sports designed to inspire children to become active, play” from The National Post