Hoop Genius

Hoop Genius

How A Desperate Teacher and A Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball

Book - 2013
Average Rating:
2
Rate this:
Discover the true story of how Naismith invented basketball in 1891 at a school in Springfield, Massachusetts
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2013
ISBN: 9780761366171
0761366172
Branch Call Number: J 796.3232 Coy
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Morse, Joe 1960-- Illustrator

Opinion

From Library Staff

What to do indoors with a gym class of overly-energetic boys? One soccer ball and two peach baskets later, one of America's favorite sports was born.


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

mshimenosky Oct 12, 2014

The book told the story of how James Naismith came to invent the game of basketball. Students in Division 2 and 3 were interested in the story and most of them were very surprised to learn that James Naismith was Canadian! Disappointingly, the book only mentions this fact at the very end, in the Author's notes.

KRockstar10 Nov 19, 2013

Very interesting! I can safely say I never knew anything about the history of basketball before reading this book.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at CHPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top