Swish

the quest for basketball's perfect shot

By Stewart, Mark & Kennedy, Mike

Publishers Summary:
A history of some notable basketball shots and players.

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978-0-82258-752-1
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2009

Gr 4-8 Stewart and Kennedy offer an engaging history of the sport, followed by profiles of some of the most impressive shots of all time and the players who made them. Whether they are discussing amazing feats at the college or professional level, the tone is conversational and informative. As students are reading the chapter on different types of shot...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

This book explores basketball's shooting stars and the development of hoop shots from the two-handed set shot to the dunk. The text also explains how ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on April 1, 2009

Shrewdly focused on basketball’s most basic element, the shot, Swish is in fact a succinct and spirited history of the game itself. Though the humble, peach-basket origins of the game are familiar, even dedicated basketball fans may be surprised by the differences between early incarnations of the sport and today’s version. In one striking example from the 1900s, the authors explain, “Basketball was a very rough game that caused a lot of bumps and bruises . . . Players w...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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