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The Resource Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game, by John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke

Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game, by John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke

Label
Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game
Title
Game changer
Title remainder
John Mclendon and the secret game
Statement of responsibility
by John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Discover the true story of how in 1944, Coach John McLendon orchestrated a secret game between the best players from a white college and his team from the North Carolina College of Negroes. At a time of widespread segregation and rampant racism, this illegal gathering changed the sport of basketball forever"--Dust jacket flap
Summary
Relates the story of a basketball game in segregated 1944 North Carolina when a team from a white college played Coach John McLendon's North Carolina College of Negroes team
Tone
Award
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), Intermediate (Grades 3-5), 2017.
  • Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla Award (Wisconsin), 2016.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2016.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10445442
Cataloging source
DLC
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1958-
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Coy, John
Dewey number
796.32307/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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1170
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • McLendon, John B
  • Basketball coaches
  • African American basketball coaches
  • Discrimination in sports
  • North Carolina College for Negroes
  • Duke University
  • McLendon, John B
  • Duke University
  • North Carolina College for Negroes
  • African American basketball coaches
  • Basketball
  • Basketball coaches
  • Discrimination in sports
  • United States
  • McLendon, John B
  • Basketball coaches
  • African American basketball coaches
  • Discrimination in sports
  • North Carolina College for Negroes
  • Duke University
Target audience
juvenile
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John McLendon and the secret game
Label
Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game, by John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904456223
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781467726047
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015000910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)904456223
Label
Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game, by John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904456223
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781467726047
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015000910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)904456223

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