Richard Brignall

RICHARD BRIGNALL has written ten non-fiction books for young readers and adults. He has also contributed hundreds of articles to magazines across Canada, including Cottage Life and Outdoor Canada and was previously the sports reporter for the Kenora Daily Miner and News. His books have been shortlisted for the Carol Shields Award, the Red Cedar Award, and the Golden Oak Award. He lives in Kenora, Ontario.

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  • Champion for Health

    The Olympic champion who battled to bring depression to light
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 660L
  • Real Justice: A Police Mr. Big Sting Goes Wrong

    The tragic tale of a nineteen-year-old boy who was caught in an elaborate RCMP sting operation and falsely confessed to murder.
    $12.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 13-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 840L
  • Summit Series '72

    Chosen as one of Resource Links' Year's Best for 2011
    From Crosby's winning goal at the 2010 Winter Games to Henderson's awesome goal in the 72 Summit
    Series, Canada's greatest hockey moments go hand in hand with how we see our place in the world.
    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 780L
  • Forever Champions

    Discover the story of the Edmonton Grads, who went from a small-city, girl's high school team to world champs with an unparalleled winning record.

    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-17
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 750L
  • China Clipper

    The story of what it took for a young Alberta boy to become the first Chinese-Canadian to play professional football in Canada.
    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 780L
  • Big League Dreams

    "I'll start if you want me to. I think I can do it. Me, Fergie Jenkins."

    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 11-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 770L
  • Big Train

    The story of the legendary iron man of sport, Lionel Conacher.

    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 11-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 790L
  • Fearless

    The story of George Chuvalo - Canada's greatest boxer.

    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-18
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 730L
  • Small Town Glory

    How did the Kenora Thistles become, against all odds, the smallest team and the smallest town ever to win the Stanley Cup?

    $9.95, Paperback
    Interest ages: 12-17
    Reading level: Grade 4
    Lexile Reading Level: 900L
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