Jake Maddox brings us another exciting audiobook in his Girl Sports Stories series. This time, we follow the story of a young girl named Hayley who is trying to make her mark on the field hockey scene. Through trials and tribulations, Hayley discovers what it takes to be successful both on and off the field. With determination and guts, she manages to break new ground for herself – and for other girls looking to make their own way in this tough sport.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for young girls who are interested in field hockey, or any other sport. It is a great way to encourage them to strive for excellence and never give up, no matter what obstacles they face.
- The audiobook is narrated by Hayley herself, which makes it feel extra personal
- It’s a great way to learn about the challenges and triumphs of being a female field hockey player
- The story is inspiring without being preachy
- Does not add anything new to the field hockey genre.
- formulaic writing style.
- narration could be better.
Learn more about the author
Jake Maddox is the pseudonym for a team of writers who have been creating sports-themed stories for children since 2001. Working together, they have penned more than 150 books that span dozens of different sports.
“Hayley is a great role model for girls who want to play sports. She’s tough and determined, but also fun-loving and kind. I really enjoyed following her journey in this book.”
“This is a great book for young girls who are interested in playing field hockey. It follows Hayley as she competes in tournaments and makes new friends along the way. The story is inspiring and encourages girls to follow their dreams.”
“I love how each story in this series is about a different girl and her journey as she competes in some kind of sport. I also like that the author writes from a young girl’s perspective – it makes the stories feel more realistic.”
“Hayley is a character that girls can look up to and relate to. She’s strong and independent, but also faces plenty of challenges as she strives for excellence in field hockey. This exciting audiobook will keep listeners engaged from beginning to end.”