My First Basketball Book Book

My First Basketball Book


  • Author : Sterling Children's
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2015-03-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 22
  • ISBN 10 : 1454914874

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My First Basketball Book Excerpt :

We regret the error: it's a phrase that appears in newspapers almost daily, the standard notice that something went terribly wrong in the reporting, editing, or printing of an article. From Craig Silverman, the proprietor of www.RegretTheError.com, one of the Internet's most popular media-related websites, comes a collection of funny, shocking, and sometimes disturbing journalistic slip-ups and corrections. On display are all types of media inaccuracies - from "fuzzy math" to "obiticide" (printing the obituary of a person very much alive and well) to complete and utter ethical lapses. While some of the errors can be laugh-out-loud funny, the book contains a sobering journey through the history of media mistakes (including the outrageous hoaxes that dominated newspapers during the circulation wars of the 19th-century) and a serious muck-raking investigation of contemporary journalism's lack of accountability to the public. It shines a spotlight on the media's carelessness and the sometimes tragic and calamitous consequences of weak or non-existent fact checking.

My First Book of Basketball Book

My First Book of Basketball


  • Author : The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids
  • Publisher : Sports Illustrated Kids
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 154780002X

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My First Book of Basketball Excerpt :

My First Book of Basketball, the sixth book in the best-selling Rookie Book series from Sports Illustrated Kids, coaches young kids through the game of basketball with a visual retelling of a professional basketball game—from the jump ball to the game-winning basket! Dribbling, passing, traveling, shooting, dunks, and more are all explained using a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text, a full glossary of terms, and awesome graphics. Illustrated "Rookie" characters—a girl, Gabby, and a boy, Sprat—appear on every page, providing fun facts and simple explanations to help kids better understand the game. Perfect for emerging readers from preschool up, My First Book of Basketball is meant to be a shared reading experience between parents and their little rookies before, during, and after the game.

My Basketball Book Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

My Basketball Book


  • Author : Gail Gibbons
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2000-09-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN 10 : 0688171400

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My Basketball Book Excerpt :

Basketballs fun--let's play! Find all the basics ion this lively guide. The markings on a basketball court What basketball players wear The three team positions The excitement of passing the ball The thrill of making a basket All these and more are included, with a useful glossary at the end.

The Book of Basketball Book
Score: 4
From 1,143 Ratings

The Book of Basketball


  • Author : Bill Simmons
  • Publisher : ESPN
  • Release Date : 2010-12-07
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 754
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345520104

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The Book of Basketball Excerpt :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The NBA according to The Sports Guy—now updated with fresh takes on LeBron, the Celtics, and more! Foreword by Malcom Gladwell • “The work of a true fan . . . it might just represent the next phase of sports commentary.”—The Atlantic Bill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining basketball addict known to millions as ESPN’s The Sports Guy, has written the definitive book on the past, present, and future of the NBA. From the age-old question of who actually won the rivalry between Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain to the one about which team was truly the best of all time, Simmons opens—and then closes, once and for all—every major pro basketball debate. Then he takes it further by completely reevaluating not only how NBA Hall of Fame inductees should be chosen but how the institution must be reshaped from the ground up, the result being the Pyramid: Simmons’s one-of-a-kind five-level shrine to the ninety-six greatest players in the history of pro basketball. And ultimately he takes fans to the heart of it all, as he uses a conversation with one NBA great to uncover that coveted thing: The Secret of Basketball. Comprehensive, authoritative, controversial, hilarious, and impossible to put down (even for Celtic-haters), The Book of Basketball offers every hardwood fan a courtside seat beside the game’s finest, funniest, and fiercest chronicler.

Baby Ballers  Michael Jordan Book

Baby Ballers Michael Jordan


  • Author : Bernadette Baillie
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-09-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 10
  • ISBN 10 : 9781645177821

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Baby Ballers Michael Jordan Excerpt :

Before he was the legendary MJ, Michael Jordan was just a kid who loved to play basketball. Follow along as he dribbles, shoots, and score his was to fame, armed with a determination that hasn't been matched! Introduce little one to the life of a true game changer in this adorable board book perfect for baby ballers!

Little Basketball Book

Little Basketball


  • Author : Brad Herzog
  • Publisher : Sleeping Bear Press
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 20
  • ISBN 10 : 9781410308511

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Little Basketball Excerpt :

Board Books for Little Sports! Now even the smallest of fans can enjoy a book about their favorite sport. Rhyming riddles accompanied by colorful artwork help introduce the game's simplest, most basic elements.Brad Herzog lives on California's Monterey Peninsula with his wife, Amy, and his two sons, Luke and Jesse. As a freelance writer, he has won several awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, including a Grand Gold Medal for best magazine article of the year. Brad has published more than two dozen books, including two memoirs about his travels through small-town America. A graduate of the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio, Doug Bowles has been a freelance illustrator for 20 years. In addition to Doug's illustrations for children, he enjoys working with a wide range of clients in the advertising, corporate and editorial communities. His work has been selected many times in the Society of Illustrators West competition, and he has had several gallery showings. Doug lives in Leawood, Kansas, with his wife and two children.

Let s Play Football Book

Let s Play Football


  • Author : Bob Gurnett
  • Publisher : Sterling Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 145493204X

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Let s Play Football Excerpt :

Fall means football, which has become the most-watched sport in the US. And even if you never make it to the Super Bowl, it's still fun to play! Before they make their touchdowns, aspiring players can use this guide to master everything from passes to field goals, and know what an interception is, how to block, and what equipment they need to wear to stay safe.

My First Tennis Book Book

My First Tennis Book


  • Author : Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Publisher : Sterling Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 22
  • ISBN 10 : 1454919752

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My First Tennis Book Excerpt :

A child's first introduction to sports Game on! Perfect for parents to share with their toddlers, this simple board book introduces kids to very basic vocabulary associated with a favorite sport. The contemporary design features one word per page, a nice big photo, and a diverse selection of children in the pictures. Plus, the cover is appealingly tactile, with deep embossing and eye-catching spot gloss. Kids will grab hold of it again and again. Racket. Net. Volley. Tennis comes alive in this fun introduction to the sport. Featuring 20 first words ranging from "forehand" and "rally" to "lob" and "OUT!" this colorful, photographic board book is ACES.

The Capital of Basketball Book

The Capital of Basketball


  • Author : John McNamara
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626167209

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The Capital of Basketball Excerpt :

The celebration of Washington D.C. basketball is long overdue. The D.C. metro area stands second to none in its contributions to the game. Countless figures who have had a significant impact on the sport over the years have roots in the region, including E.B. Henderson, the first African-American certified to teach public school physical education, and Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to take the court in an actual NBA game. The city's Spingarn High School produced two players – Elgin Baylor and Dave Bing – recognized among the NBA’s 50 greatest at the League’s 50th anniversary celebration. No other high school in the country can make that claim.These figures and many others are chronicled in this book, the first-ever comprehensive look at the great high school players, teams and coaches in the D.C. metropolitan area. Based on more than 150 interviews, The Capital of Basketball is first and foremost a book about basketball. But in discussing the trends and evolution of the game, McNamara also uncovers the turmoil in the lives of the players and area residents as they dealt with prejudice, educational inequities, politics, and the ways the area has changed through the years.

Slam Dunk  Book

Slam Dunk


  • Author : David Diehl
  • Publisher : Lark Books (NC)
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN 10 : 1600592406

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Slam Dunk Excerpt :

Pictures and basic text introduce such basketball terms as hoop, court, dribble, fast break, foul, and free throw. On board pages.

A Father First Book
Score: 4.5
From 43 Ratings

A Father First


  • Author : Dwyane Wade
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-09-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062136183

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A Father First Excerpt :

Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat is one of the superstars of the NBA—and a Gold Medal winner at the Bejing Olympics—but he’s A Father First. In this moving and triumphant memoir, Wade shares his inspiring thoughts about fathers and sons, writing poignantly about the gratifying responsibilities of being a single dad to his two sons, Zaire and Zion, while recounting his own growing up years and his memorable rise to the top echelon of professional basketball.

The Everything Kids  Basketball Book Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

The Everything Kids Basketball Book


  • Author : Bob Schaller
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-09-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440591006

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The Everything Kids Basketball Book Excerpt :

Presents an introduction to the game of basketball, in simple text with illustrations, providing information on the rules and the game's history, and describing playing techniques, skills, and related games.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Book
Score: 3.5
From 532 Ratings

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian


  • Author : Sherman Alexie
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316219303

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian Excerpt :

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.

Goodnight Basketball Book

Goodnight Basketball


  • Author : Michael Dahl
  • Publisher : Capstone Editions
  • Release Date : 2020-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 33
  • ISBN 10 : 9781684462575

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Goodnight Basketball Excerpt :

From tipoff to the final free throw, Goodnight Basketball follows a young boy as he says goodnight to his favorite sport. With rhyming text and colorful imagery, author Michael Dahl (Goodnight Baseball, Goodnight Football, Goodnight Hockey, Goodnight Soccer), captures the thrill and excitement of the action on the court. This Sports Illustrated Kids picture book will have basketball fans everywhere cheering for bedtime!

The Magic of Basketball Book

The Magic of Basketball


  • Author : Kayla Alexander
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-08-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN 10 : 1999209508

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The Magic of Basketball Excerpt :

One dribble, two dribbles, three dribbles, four. One step, two steps, in the basket, score! When Kayla is first introduced to the game of basketball, she quickly learns that there is more to the sport than learning how to play. Kayla discovers that basketball is magical, and gives many gifts along the way! Written in rhyme, this book is inspired by the true story of a young Canadian girl who used an orange basketball to live out her dreams. 'The Magic of Basketball!' encourages children to recognize all of the gifts and opportunities that sports can provide. It teaches young girls and boys that the opportunities are endless when you work hard and follow your dreams.