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Nelson White

Nelson White is an artist and illustrator who was born in the small community of Flat Bay, Newfoundland as a member of the Flat Bay Mi’kmaq First Nation Band. His work can be found in several private and public collections in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Manitoba and Georgia. Nelson’s art has also appeared in various art galleries, colouring books, and magazines. Previously, Nelson worked in the American Hockey League and with NHL’s Central Scouting as well as Canada’s World Junior Hockey Program. Nelson currently lives in St. John’s, NL with his family, and an English bulldog named Higgins, Sami the cat and several fish.


Hockey with Dad
Format: Hardcover
Grade Levels: Preschool; Kindergarten; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5;

She shoots, she scores!

When the team goalie gets injured, Little Brother excitedly steps onto the ice to play in the Championship game. He always wanted to be part of the lineup, where Big Sister is the ace forward. The closer the game gets though, the more nervous he becomes. Can he make his family proud with their long history of playing hockey? He must rely on the wisdom of Grandpa, Dad, Big Sister, and the Secwepemc cultural values they impart. “Play hard, be fierce, but more importantly, play because you love it.”

Hockey with Dad is the highly anticipated follow-up to Willie Sellars’ award-winning Dipnetting with Dad. In his second book, Sellars continues the adventures of Little Brother as he grows and learns about the importance of hockey to his Secwepemc community. Dynamic illustrations by St. John’s, Mi’kmaq artist Nelson White bring the action to life.

Additional Information
32 pages | 9.50" x 8.50"

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Text
Authentic Indigenous Artwork

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