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Hoop Queens
by Charles R. Smith Jr.

    Publication Date: Sep 11, 2007
    List Price: $6.99
    Format: Paperback, 40 pages
    Classification: Nonfiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9780763635619
    Imprint: Candlewick Press
    Publisher: Candlewick Press
    Parent Company: Candlewick Press

    Paperback Description:

    "Young basketball fans will have a hard time keeping still… . A great choice to energize poetry units." — BOOKLIST

    Margo Dydek, Ticha Penicheiro, Chamique Holdsclaw … these are just three of the twelve women profiled in a dynamic group of poems honoring some of the best female players in professional basketball. With action photographs and kinetic lyrics illustrating each player’s style, HOOP QUEENS will grab the attention of any kid who loves basketball — and score a slam-dunk with teachers of poetry.

    An International Reading Association Children’s Choice

    A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

    A Chicago Public Library Best Book

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