Scott Young

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Scott Young was born in Cypress River, Manitoba in 1918. In addition to his more than forty books, he wrote for newspapers and magazines, and often appeared on Hockey Night in Canada. He was also the father of musician Neil Young, the subject of his 1984 book, Neil and Me. Young died in June 2005.


Books by Scott Young

1949
Red Shield in Action
A Record of Canadian Salvation Army Services in the Second Great War
Scrubs on Skates
1952
Scrubs on Skates
A hockey player thinks that the team at his new school is inferior.
Boy on Defence
1953
Boy on Defence
An intense rivalry develops between two high school hockey players.
1955
The Way Up
An Account of the 10-Year History of A.V. Roe Canada Limited
1956
The Flood
1962
The Clue of the Dead Duck
A Boy at the Leafs' Camp
1963
A Boy at the Leafs' Camp
A high school hockey player tries out for an NHL team.
1964
Big City Office Junior (with Astrid Young)
1965
Sports Stories
1966
The Leafs I Knew
1967
O'Brien (with Astrid Young)
From Water Boy to One Million Dollars a Year
1968
We Won't Be Needing You, Al
Stories of Men and Sports
Hockey is a Battle
1969
Hockey is a Battle (with Punch Imlach)
1971
Face-Off in Moscow
Mac is billeted with a rival player's family during a tournament.
1972
Hugh MacMillan
The Man Who Showed a Way
1973
Goodbye Argos (with Leo Cahill)
1973
The Moscow Challengers
A Russian team comes to North America for the second half of a tournament.
1973
Learning to be Captain
Billy helps the new kid on the hockey team.
1973
The Silent One Speaks Up
A quiet goalie needs to convince the school board to give the team money for a tournament in Russia.
1973
Silent Frank Cochrane
The North's First Great Politician
1974
Stan Mikita, Tough Kid Who Grew Up
1974
Gil Perreault Makes It Happen
1974
Bobby Hull, Superstar
1974
Frank Mahovlich, the Big M
1976
Canada Cup, 1976
1976
War on Ice
Canada in International Hockey
1979
The Best Talk in Town (with Margaret Hogan)
1981
Conn Smythe (with Conn Smythe)
If You Can't Beat 'Em in the Alley
1982
That Old Gang of Mine
Heaven and Hell in the NHL
1982
Heaven and Hell in the NHL (with Punch Imlach)
Neil and Me
1984
Neil and Me
1985
Hello Canada!
The Life and Times of Foster Hewitt
1987
Gordon Sinclair
A Life... and Then Some
1988
Murder in a Cold Climate
1989
Home for Christmas and Other Stories
1989
100 Years of Dropping the Puck
The History of the OHA
1990
The Boys of Saturday Night
Inside Hockey Night in Canada
1990
Seven Parts of a Ball Team and Other Sports Stories
1991
The Pinch Hitter and Other Sports Stories
1991
Power Play (with Alan Eagleson)
The Memoirs of Hockey Czar Alan Eagleson
The Shaman's Knife
1993
The Shaman's Knife
A murderer injures Kitologitak's mother while fleeing the scene.
1994
A Writer's Life
 
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Added 22 December 2005.
Updated 07 January 2012.