Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for your young hockey player? Rob Johnson, news anchor at Chicago CBS affiliate WBBM-TV has written a book for young people that combines his love for hockey with a serious message about concussion injuries – Timothy Trainor: Head in the Game.
Ten-year-old Timothy Trainor is a typical happy kid who loves his family and friends, and he’s a great hockey player! But things change unexpectedly when a dirty hit to the head during a game gives him a concussion. All of a sudden, Timothy’s future as a player is at stake as Timothy, his friends, and his family work through his recovery from an injury that happens all too often in youth sports, and which must be taken seriously. Timothy Trainor draws you into the vivid world of hockey, sending a strong message about how to play the game right, and giving realistic information about the increasingly serious issue of concussions. Full of fast-paced hockey action, warm moments with friends, love and good advice from family, and expertise from an ex-pro hockey playing grandfather, Timothy Trainor is an engaging and educational read for the whole family. Will Timothy recover from his injury? Will he be able to play again…and will he be able to meet or exceed his past performance? Find out, and experience the thrill and challenges of youth hockey along with Timothy.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Multi Emmy award winning news anchor Rob Johnson has been in TV for 25 years and is currently on the air with CBS in Chicago. Away from work, Rob is an avid hockey fan, an occasional hockey player, and a hockey dad, following his son around North America for the last four years for youth hockey. Rob serves on several nonprofit boards: Special Olympics Illinois, Concussion Legacy Foundation, and Hockey on Your Block, which provides hockey opportunities for inner-city children in Chicago. Rob lives with his wife Stacy and their son Jaden in Hinsdale, Illinois.
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