L’écrivain Roch Carrier n’y échappa point et il nous livre ici, avec humour et nostalgie, les impressions et les sentiments d’une enfance empreinte des modèles. A French Canadian classic. Strong Quebecois accent. My students loved this lesson. Le Chandail de Hockey by Roch Carrier at – ISBN – ISBN – Livres Toundra – – Softcover.

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The story is based on a real experience Carrier had as a child in Sainte-Justine, Quebec in as a fan of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team and its star player, Maurice Richard.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For more information, visit www. His coach removes him from his usual forward position, holding him back as a reserve on defence. Retrieved from ” https: Carrier faces the persecution of his peers and his coach prevents him from playing.

This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Carrier lives in Montreal.

The Hockey Sweater – Wikipedia

It was published in as The Hockey Sweater[8] and by had sold overcopies. From to he was a film director and writer at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, and, since the s, has been a translator of Cartier literature: Explorations into Children’s LiteratureDeakin University, 12 2p.


By the third period, he still has not played when one of his team’s defencemen is struck with a stick.

Good articles Articles containing French-language text. Founded in Based in Toronto, Ontario. Sheldon Cohen is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and film animator. Now the village has a brand new library — the Roch Carrier Library.

In Cohen approached May Cutlerfounder of Tundra Booksto create an illustrated children’s book of the story. The cover of The Hockey Sweater.

Le Chandail de Hockey (by Roch Carrier & Sheldon Cohen)

Carrier and his carirer all wear Canadiens’ sweaters with Richard’s number 9 on the back. And I remember it was when I put on my skates and my Eaton catalogues on my legs, and I stood up, and I was taller than my mom, and I had a stick in my hands, so I was stronger than my brother, and I felt that I was little me. Nous vivions en trois lieux: Several of his works have become classics and are used in schools and universities around chansail world.

Please login or register to use this feature. All this from the boy who grew up in a village with no library and no books. He stated that many francophones viewed Richard as a “hero of the people, an athletic freedom fighter against the rest of Canada”.


Among his many other awards and honors, Mr.

The Hockey Sweater is Carrier’s most famous work and is considered an iconic piece of Canadian literature. End by Roch Carrier.

Le Chandail de Hockey

His old sweater having worn out, Carrier’s mother seeks to replace it. Of particular emphasis was the children’s fascination with Maurice Richard. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The illustrated book of The Hockey Sweater was among the children’s books included as official Canadian gifts presented to the Prince of Wales and his family during an official visit infor his then nine-year-old son William.

They even wore their hair like Richard. He stated in an interview that he began thinking of “when was it that I felt I was really myself? Considering what to write, Carrier thought of his own childhood.

A humiliated Carrier wears the sweater to the rink where his peers stare at him in his blue sweater. Views Read Edit View history. The Hockey Sweater Pour toujours, les Canadiens! History Toronto Arenas Toronto St.