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Hoop Queens

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Hoop Queens
Written by Charles R. Smith
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763635618
ISBN-13: 9780763635619
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Hoop Queens

author/illustrator: Charles R. Smith

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

Back matter includes notes on the poems and an author’s note.

"Young basketball fans will have a hard time keeping still. . . . A great choice to energize poetry units." — Booklist
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0763635618 /  9780763635619
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Poetry Anthology / Paperback
age range:
8 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
grade range:
Grade 3 - Grade 7
Poetry; Sports & Recreation; Biography & Autobiography;
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