The Man Who Invented Basketball: James Naismith and His Amazing Game

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Enslow Publishers, Inc., Jul 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Edwin Brit Wyckoff illustrates James Naismith's difficult childhood in Ontario, Canada in the mid- to late 19th century, and connects his past difficulties with making positive contributions to others. The author shows how the inventor evolved as a person and how the game that he invented evolved as a sport.
 

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Contents

Tough Love and a Tough Life
5
The Dropout
11
Inventing
19
The World Stood and Cheered
26
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