Informational (nonfiction), 1,411 words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile 1090L
Multilevel Book also available in levels R and X
Every year, hockey fans from around the world anticipate the battle for hockey's greatest prize: the Stanley Cup. The road to the Stanley Cup is long and difficult but is well worth it for fans and players alike. The Stanley Cup has a long-standing tradition rooted in Lord Stanley of Preston's inspiration upon seeing his first hockey game in 1889. For more than a century, players have skated, scored, saved, checked, and fought for the chance to win this beloved prize. Book and lesson also available at Levels R and X.
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