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Since its creation in the late 19th century, basketball has grown to become one of the most popular sports on Earth. Readers will learn all about the basic skills of the game, from passing and shooting to dribbling and rebounding.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Scholastic
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This book is a Rookie Read-About Sports book. It starts out with simple language to describe the game of basketball. All of the terms used in the game are described with both words and pictures. It ends with several pages of information that include tips for good sportsmanship, health tips, and fun facts about basketball. Most of the illustrations are pictures of children playing basketball. This works well to get a child enthusiastic about playing the game. The words are basic enough for an ear ...more