Spring '20

Talkin' Basketball

From the Set Talkin' Sports

Dish the rock, drain a trey, and beat the buzzer! Learn what all those terms and more mean in this bouncin' book. Readers pull on their sneakers and hit the court to learn how to 'talk like a basketball player.' Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

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$28.50 $19.95
$45.64 $31.95
  • Introduction
  • Gear Up
  • On the Court
  • Playing the Game
  • Stat City
  • Basketball People
  • Fun Stuff
  • More Slang
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index and About the Author and Illustrator
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 796.323
Lexile 680
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level R
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781503835740, 9781503837362
Copyright 2020, 2020
Number of Pages 24, 24
Dimensions 8 x 9.5, 8 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations

Author: James Buckley Jr.

James Buckley, Jr., has written more than 60 sports books for young people, including more than a dozen on football, including Eyewitness Football, Eyewitness Super Bowl, and America's Greatest Game. The latter was a Library Journal Top 10 Sports Book for 1998. He has also written about baseball, hockey, soccer, the Olympics, and other sports. He was the editor of a children's magazine and was an editor and writer for Sports Illustrated and NFL Publishing. He is currently editorial director of the Shoreline Publishing Group, which is producing the new series The Child's World of the NFL.

Illustrator: James Horvath