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Fishman, Jon M

Summary: Provides a brief overview of the life and career of Stephen Curry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

Macy, Sue.

Summary: Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball; and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.323 MAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.323 MAC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Macy 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAC

Wetzel, Dan

Summary: When you think of Stephen Curry, one word comes to mind: greatness. From shooting three-pointers with laser precision to his clutch ability to hit buzzer-beaters time and again, he has established himself as one of the best players in pro basketball. But greatness was never a guarantee for Steph. The son of a talented NBA player, he dreamed of one day playing professionally just like his dad....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

Maraniss, Andrew

Summary: A biography of the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference details his struggles against racism, persistence of will, and role as a civil rights trailblazer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAL

Norwich, Grace

Summary: Introduces the life, work, and accomplishments of LeBron James, the professional basketball star who has won two Most Valuable Player awards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAM

Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the legendary basketball player, from his childhood and college career to his success in the NBA, his product endorsements, and his philanthropic efforts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOR

Kramer, Sydelle.

Summary: Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.323 KRA

Stuckey, Rachel.

Summary: Biography of baskeball superstar, LeBron James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAM

Rappoport, Ken.

Summary: "A collective biography of the top 10 slam dunkers, both past and present, which includes accounts of game action, career statistics, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2011

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323092 RAP

Hill, Anne E.

Summary: Describes the personal life, career, and influences of basketball player LeBron James, who entered the NBA after graduating from high school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-first Century Books 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 JAM

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

Summary: "An autobiography about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his life growing up in New York, becoming the basketball star he's known to be, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2017

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Aaseng, Nathan.

Summary: "Learn about Hall of Fame basketball player Michael Jordan in this sports biography. See how Michael became arguably the best basketball player ever and changed the Chicago Bulls organization forever. Read about how he even retired from basketball to play baseball!"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Pub Inc 2014

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Donne, Elena Delle

Summary: The professional basketball player and 2016 Olympic gold medalist shares her inspirational story of overcoming the challenges of competitive sports through balancing hard work and the support of family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 DON

Fishman, Jon M.

Summary: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has racked up impressive stats as he has led his team to the best record in the NBA midway through the 2014-2015 season.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publishing Group 2015

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Hasday, Judy L.

Summary: Highlights the life and accomplishments of the Chicago Bulls superstar, describing his forays into baseball and film as well as his life after basketball.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOR

Cooper, Floyd

Summary: After endless practice hours on the court, a young Michael Jordan reached the day when his moves were as good as his older brother Larry, and so challenged him to a game for all to see--becoming the victor to the surprise of his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Jordan

Buckley, James

Summary: Includes super photos, sensational stats, and fascinating profiles of nine of the hottest NBA stars, including Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, Kevin Garnett of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Jason Kidd of the New Jersey Nets, and Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR BLUE BUC

Jacobs, L. R. (Lana Rose)

Summary: Offers a brief overview of the life and career of basketball player LeBron James, discussing his childhood, schooling, years with the Cleveland Cavaliers, career accomplishments, and other related topics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2009

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE JAC

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

McCully, Emily Arnold.

Summary: "A picture book biography about Lizzie Murphy, the first woman to play in a major league exhibition game and the first person to play on both the New England and American leagues' all-star teams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MUR

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