Slam Dunk: Basketball Poems

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Lillian Morrison
Hyperion Books for Children, Feb 1, 1997 - Basketball - 64 pages
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An anthology of poems written about basketball, including verses on women's basketball, the exploits of Michael Jordan and other legends, and the thrill of a fast break or a dribble pass.

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Contents

Preface
7
The Pros
32
Players
48
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Lillian Morrison is the author of seven books of her own poetry and is well known for her many award-winning anthologies. Formerly coordinator of Young Adult Services for the New York Public Library, she was the recipient of the 1987 Grolier Foundation Award for her outstanding contribution to the stinulation of reading by young people. She lives in New York City.

Bill James made his mark in the 1970s and 80s with his mind-blowing Baseball Abstracts. He has been tearing down preconceived notions about America's pastime ever since. He is currently the Senior Baseball Operations Advisor for the Boston Red Sox.

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