Check out the Canadian Museum of History at this link for a variety of resources to support learning while exploring Roch Carrier’s The Hockey Sweater.
“Roch Carrier’s story, The Hockey Sweater, is a tale of childhood, hockey, and a very disappointing mail-order mix-up. Discover the story behind this account of life in the small village of Sainte-Justine, Quebec, in 1946. What was it like to be a fan of Maurice Richard and the Montréal Canadiens in the winter of 1946, and why did Roch Carrier write about this period of his life?”
Explore interviews, images, and audio recordings to support understanding of:
The Meaning of Hockey
Hockey Pads vs. The Eaton’s Catalogue
The Eaton’s Catalogue
Writing The Hockey Sweater
The Hockey Sweater