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Boys From Joes

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  8 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
In 1929 the town of Joes caught national attention when 10 boys and their coach learned the rules from a book and went on to win third place int he national finals! Their story is a testimonial to hard work, desire, and dedication.
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Published October 1st 2002 by Westwinds Press (first published December 1987)
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Joanne
Feb 26, 2009 rated it really liked it
I just recently re-read this book. This story relates the basketball team from this 100 population town in Eastern Colorado, called Joes. It is a charming and exciting book, including some interesting Colorado history. Joes is only a few miles from where my Grandfather homesteaded, and my Father used to talk about the memories he had of this basketball team. He was 16 years old when the team shocked all of Colorado by winning the state tournament, earning the right to advance to the Nationals in ...more
Kyle Garner
Oct 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
A great story of being an underdog and having a desire to win. Doesn't take a million dollar coach to turn boys into winners. The best story in the book is how the beat the newly formed Harlem Globetrotters.
Sara
Sep 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
Unless she got her facts wrong, this story would be hard to screw up. The underdog sports story?

Times a million.
Sydney
Mar 22, 2008 rated it really liked it
Book written about a small town just 30 minutes north of where I grew up. Know many of the names in the book. A "Hoosiers" (movie) sort of story, and it's wonderful.
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