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Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
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Children's - 2nd-6th Grade, Age 7-11 
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32 p. ; 
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$17.99
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Hardcover
ISBN 9780761366171
Publisher Summary
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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