S5 E2 Willie Book Club Part 1, hosted by Jack

By Rebecca Chambers

Rebecca Chambers is a social science teacher at John McCrae Secondary School in Ottawa, Ontario. In this podcast, students from her project-based learning classes talk about the work that they are doing throughout the year.

In this episode Jack, who is taking grade 11 English hosts his first book club. This quad Jack chose to read Willie, an autobiography of Willie O’Ree, the first black hockey player in the NHL. In this book club is Bob Dawson, the first black hockey player at St. Mary’s University in 1967, Kate Treacy, teacher, hockey coach and granddaughter of Red Sullivan and Jack’s aunt and Rebecca. If you are interested in hockey and social justice, then give this a listen.