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Title Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game / John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke.
Author Coy, John, 1958- author.
Publication Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2015]
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 24 x 28 cm
Call # J 796.323 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Reading Counts! 10.6.
Subject McLendon, John B.
Basketball coaches -- United States.
African American basketball coaches.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
North Carolina College for Negroes.
Duke University -- Basketball -- History.
McLendon, John B. (OCoLC)fst00471770
Duke University. (OCoLC)fst00540631
North Carolina College for Negroes. (OCoLC)fst00654728
African American basketball coaches. (OCoLC)fst00799045
Basketball. (OCoLC)fst00828203
Basketball coaches. (OCoLC)fst00828253
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author DuBurke, Randy, illustrator.
ISBN 9781467726047

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