Basketball Source


Drive hard to the basket and learn all about basketball! This exciting series features the history of basketball, the game’s top players of all time, and tips and tricks on how to be a better ball player.


© Year 2015
Reading Level: Grade 3 – 4
Interest Level: Grades 3 – 6
Size: 8″× 10″ 32p
Features: Glossary, Index

Further Info & Pricing 

Center Court: The History of Basketball

Do you know who invented basketball? Who won the first NBA championship? When did the WNBA start? Find the answers to these questions and more in this jam-packed title. Fascinating fact boxes and clearly written text chronicle the historic triumphs and challenges of a favorite American sport that’s now played worldwide.

ISBN: 9780778715351
Written by Jaime Winters

All Ball: Basketball’s Greatest Players

From all-time greats such as Larry Bird and Michael Jordan to current superstars like LeBron James, readers will enjoy learning all about their favorite hoopsters. Record-breaking stats, famous quotes, history-making shots, and more celebrate the best basketball stars since the game began in 1891.

ISBN: 9780778715344
Written by Jennifer Rivkin

Full Court Press: Basketball Skills and Drills

This fun book gives an exciting overview of the rules, positions, strategies, and equipment in basketball. Dynamic photographs and step-by-step instructions provide tips on shooting, ball handling, passing, rebounding, and defending, as well as helpful pointers for playing each position on the floor. Nutrition and the importance of fair play and teamwork are also included.

ISBN: 9780778715368
Written by Rachel Stuckey

Ruling the Court: Basketball’s Biggest Wins

Every year, the NCAA, NBA, and WNBA crown a league champion. Every four years, basketball teams from all over the world compete for Olympic gold. This exciting book explores historic moments in championship basketball and the top teams that have played in these amazing games.

ISBN: 9780778715375
Written by Jaime Winters

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