The 1955 Crispus Attucks Tigers were from an Indianapolis high school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in Indiana. They shattered the myth of their own inferiority, winning the state basketball boys’ championship. Author’s note. Biographical notes on the basketball players mentioned in the book. Sources. Endnotes. Index. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.
ISBN: 9780374306120 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Page Count: 224 Trim Size: 9" x 6" Accelerated Reader: Level: 7.5, Points: 7 Lexile: Level: 1110L Awards & Honors: 2019 Carter G. Woodson Book Award Honor, Secondary Level
ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019
Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - 2019
CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events
Booklist Editors ' Choice: Books for Youth - 2018
CSMCL Best Books - 2018
Book reviews from Junior Library Guild, School Library Journal, and The Horn Book Magazine are available to JLG Members only.
Already a member? Click here to login.
You Might Also Like