Hoop Genius

Hoop Genius
Publisher Carolrhoda Books (R)
Release Date
Category Juvenile Nonfiction
Total Pages 36
ISBN 9780761366171
Rating 4/5 from 4 reviews
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Reveals how James Naismith came to invent basketball at a Springfield, Massachusetts, high school in 1891 while teaching a rowdy gym class.

Hoop Genius
  • Author : John Coy
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books (R)
  • Release Date : 2013

Reveals how James Naismith came to invent basketball at a Springfield, Massachusetts, high school in 1891 while teaching a rowdy gym class.

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Hoop Genius
  • Author : John Coy
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01

Taking over a rowdy gym class right before winter vacation is not something James Naismith wants to do at all. The last two teachers of this class quit in frustration. The students—a bunch of energetic young men—are bored with all the regular games and activities. Naismith needs something

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Hoop Genius
  • Author : John Coy
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books ®
  • Release Date : 2013-11-01

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Just For Today
  • Author : Pope John XXIII,Saint John XXIII
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-27

"This decalogue for daily living from a beloved pope and saint offers the perfect reminder of how to make the most of every day"--Back cover.

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Mr  Benjamin s Suitcase of Secrets
  • Author : Pei-Yu Chang
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02

What's in his suitcase? Mr. Benjamin is a philosopher with extraordinary ideas. But when his country begins punishing people for being different, he must escape. Over hills and valleys he trudges with a heavy suitcase. What could he be carrying? A compelling story, beautifully illustrated by Pei-Yu Chang, about the

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The Stone Thrower
  • Author : Jael Ealey Richardson
  • Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2016-05-01

The African-American football player Chuck Ealey grew up in a segregated neighborhood of Portsmouth, Ohio. Against all odds, he became an incredible quarterback. But despite his unbeaten record in high school and university, he would never play professional football in the United States. Chuck Ealey grew up poor in a

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The Floating Field
  • Author : Scott Riley
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press ™
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02

On the island of Koh Panyee, in a village built on stilts, there is no open space. How will a group of Thai boys play soccer? After watching the World Cup on television, a group of Thai boys is inspired to form their own team. But on the island of

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Naomi Osaka
  • Author : Jon M. Fishman
  • Publisher : Lerner Publications ™
  • Release Date : 2021-01-01

Born in the US and raised in a Haitian and Japanese household, Naomi Osaka is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking for singles tennis. Learn how she became a rising star in the tennis world.

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Go Show the World
  • Author : Wab Kinew
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11

"We are a people who matter." Inspired by President Barack Obama's Of Thee I Sing, Go Show the World is a tribute to historic and modern-day Indigenous heroes, featuring important figures such as Tecumseh, Sacagawea and former NASA astronaut John Herrington. Celebrating the stories of Indigenous people throughout time, Wab

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Their Great Gift
  • Author : John Coy
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books ®
  • Release Date : 2016-03-01

With lyrical text and thought-provoking photography, Their Great Gift explores the experiences of immigrants in the twenty-first century, focusing on the lives of children. Images of families who came to the United States from many different parts of the world celebrate the diversity of our country and contain a vision

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The Lazy Genius Way
  • Author : Kendra Adachi
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Release Date : 2020

Be productive without sacrificing peace of mind using Lazy Genius principles that help you focus on what really matters and let go of what doesn't. If you need a comprehensive strategy for a meaningful life but are tired of reading stacks of self-help books, here is an easy way that

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Carmelo Anthony
  • Author : Jon M. Fishman
  • Publisher : Lerner Digital ™
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01

Carmelo Anthony has had an incredible basketball career. As a freshman at Syracuse University in 2003, he led his team to victory in the national championship game. Next Carmelo joined the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Denver Nuggets for the 2003-2004 season. As one of the best scorers in basketball, he helped

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Game Changer
  • Author : John Coy
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play basketball. They didn't know whom they would play against. But when they came face to face with their opponents, they

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Dragon Hoops
  • Author : Gene Luen Yang
  • Publisher : First Second
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17

In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches. Gene understands stories—comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn’

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Dream Big
  • Author : Dave McGillivray,Nancy Feehrer
  • Publisher : Nomad Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-01

Have you ever had a dream? How did you make that dream come true? Dave McGillivray is a world-renowned athlete, entrepreneur, captivating motivational speaker, and philanthropist. He’s also the director of the Boston Marathon, the world’s oldest and maybe most famous annual race! But he wasn’t always

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