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Game changer : John McLendon and the secret game / by John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke.

Coy, John, 1958- (author.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Summary:

In 1944, Coach John McLendon orchestrated a secret basketball game between the best players from a white college and his team from a black college. At a time of widespread segregation and rampant racism, this illegal gathering changed basketball forever.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 796.323 COY (Text) 33892100407908 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 10/11/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1467726044
  • ISBN: 9781467726047
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Picture Books, [2015]

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Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
In 1944, Coach John McLendon orchestrated a secret basketball game between the best players from a white college and his team from a black college. At a time of widespread segregation and rampant racism, this illegal gathering changed basketball forever.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-11.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: McLendon, John B. > Juvenile literature.
Basketball coaches > United States > Juvenile literature.
African American basketball coaches > Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports > United States > Juvenile literature.
North Carolina College for Negroes > Juvenile literature.
Duke University > Basketball > History > Juvenile literature.

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