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

Content descriptions

General Note: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Bibliography, etc. Note: 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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