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Hoop Genius

(2013)
How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
A Picture Book by

 
 
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 studentsa bunch of energetic young menare bored with all the regular games and activities. Naismith needs something new, exciting, and fast to keep the class happyor 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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Used availability for John Coy's Hoop Genius

Hardback Editions

January 2013 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
Author(s): John Coy
ISBN: 0-7613-6617-2 / 978-0-7613-6617-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball
Author(s): John Coy
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA