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Hoop Genius : How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
by John Coy and Joe Morse


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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 new, exciting, and fast to keep the class happy--or someone's going to get hurt. Saving this class is going to take a genius. Discover the true story of how Naismith invented basketball in 1891 at a school in Springfield, Massachusetts.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780761366171
  • ISBN-10: 0761366172
  • Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-11
  • Dimensions: 11.1 x 9.5 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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