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‘Puck Hog’ Author To Speak At Oswego Library

OSWEGO, NY – The Friends of the Oswego Library present an author talk and book signing with Christie Casciano, author of The Puck Hog Volume 2: Haunted Hockey in Lake Placid.

It will be held at the Oswego Public Library Community Room December 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Christie Casciano
Christie Casciano

The event is free and open to the public.

Stop out to hear a great talk and pick up some Puck Hog books for the young hockey or sports lover in your life.

Book Description:

The game, the goal and the ghost combine to make for an action packed adventure for the puck hog and his teammates in the land where miracles are made.

Just when it looks like victory is in reach, it all falls apart for the team right before the big matchup
with a mighty Canadian youth hockey team.

Now they need a miracle!

It’s up to Sophia to unlock the mystery and discover the key to victory. Can she discover the secret in time?

Can the keeper of dreams keep the legacy alive? Lace up and get ready to hit the ice for chills, spills and experience the thrills of the legendary Lake Placid.

From the Author:

Christie Casciano and her daughter, Sophia Burns, pose with a copy of The Puck Hog.
Christie Casciano and her daughter, Sophia Burns, pose with a copy of The Puck Hog.

Of all of the hockey tournaments we’ve been to, my son’s Lake Placid tournament by far was the most memorable.

“Magical” as my eleven year old says.

From sled dog rides, to pond hockey skating, skating on the Olympic oval and having the team play on the 1980 Miracle on ice arena (can’t count the number of times my kids have seen that movie!) we were in non-stop awe of it all. I knew I could write something really exciting because of all the excitement we experienced in the beautiful Adirondack village.

For the second book, I wanted to challenge myself and take my writing outside of my own experiences.

We blend hockey, history and mystery this time around! The first story centered around a selfish hockey player.

This next one tackles the problem of the pushy parent.

So hopefully kids will be sharing this one with their parents!