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This is a comprehensive account of the people and the events involved in the first all-Black high school basketball team that confronted segregation in Indianapolis and won.
Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's GermanyThis brief history of how basketball became an Olympic sport looks at the ethical issues surrounding the U.S. team's decision to participate in the 1936 Olympics.
This compelling account of Native American athlete Jim Thorpe focuses on his impact on football and how his team transformed the game despite tremendous racism.
Kadir Nelson scores a home run with this fascinating and well-documented history of Negro League Baseball told in the voice of an “everyman” narrator. Dignified, riveting full-page illustrations capture the spirit of these larger-than-life men who loved the game, despite the prejudice they faced.
- Nonfiction, Sports & Recreation
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2009 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780786808328