Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Library Binding)

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By John Coy, Joe Morse (Illustrator)
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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. 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.

-- "Journal.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780761366171
ISBN-10: 0761366172
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (R)
Publication Date: January 1st, 2013
Pages: 32
Language: English