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Active Learning: Berlang, the Bear Plays Sports Book 3
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports
Come and see Berlang, the Bear play a variety of different sports. He learns to play basketball, soccer, golf, ping pong and of course football. This book displays the many uniforms, helmets and fields used for the different types of games. Hurry! Come and enjoy this book along with Berlang, the Bear.
Playing Basketball: An Arm Chair Guide Full of 100 Tips to Getting Better at Basketball
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
This is your ultimate guide to basketball fundamentals, tactics, drills and strategies. Each book includes the link to where you can get exclusive access to the audio and ebook versions as well as weekly tips that will get sent straight to your inbox -- a bonus worth $76.
Coaching From the HEART
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Coaching From the HEART details the coaching philosophy that has turned four basketball programs around from losing programs to playoff teams. It is not about the x's and o's of the game, but about a solid approach to leading a program out of a losing mentality to become winners both on and off the court. A must read for all basketball coaches.
Be Who You Are
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Flash is 8 and in-the-middle with four brothers who are 6, 7, 9, and 11. He is shorter than all of them and lives in a basketball loving, height worshipping neighborhood, so Flash is desperate to be taller. While he's a whiz at soccer, he doesn't take that sport seriously. However, this changes in a startling way, and Flash learns to accept who he is. FOR EPUB, NOOK, PDF E-READERS
Quote Sport Unquote
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
This is a collection of quotes from all sectors of the sporting world; players, officials, press and spectators. It covers all major sports and some minor ones such as conkers and lawn mower racing. It is predominantly about sport in Great Britain and gives an outsider a unique perspective of how we view ourselves and how much we differ from the Americans in our approach to the game.
The Crossover: A Brief History of Basketball and Race, From James Naismith to LeBron James
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The history of basketball contains all the drama inherent in America’s long struggle with racial intolerance and quest for equality. Highlighting characters both famous (Bill Russell, Michael Jordan) and obscure (Earl Lloyd, Holcombe Rucker), this book explores how what’s happened on the basketball court has mirrored race relations in the United States—and often preceded changes off of it.
Darius and the Vanilla Funk
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Price: Free! Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Darius and the Vanilla Funk centers on the special relationship between fifth-grade teacher and student, and the strong bond they have formed. Darius Mitchell walks a bumpy road after leaving Mr. Cohen's class, hitting the streets as a gang member. It isn't until he is knocking on death's door, that Mr. C steps in to teach the final lessons.
The High School Athlete
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
A short essay (3400+ words) meant to be read by aspiring young athletes from grade 6 through high school. An easy to read guide to help all young athletes reach their athletic goals. Written by a high school coach with 38 years of experience.
Guru Coaching
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Renowned football powerhouse Penn State takes a great fall. How could a school with such a storied history fall and receive some of the harshest penalties in NCAA history. Simply put, they forgot what was important. On a regular basis, we hear about fans and coaches doing really stupid things. In the pages of this book, you will see what is really important in coaching and how to avoid pitfalls.
Bible Belt Boyhood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A humorous look at growing up in the 1950s Bible Belt, when most social activity was centered on the church. This was a time when there were no computers, games consoles or digital networking. Young people found entertainment more by accident than at scheduled events. After reading these tales, have a look around. Real people are far more interesting than digitally enhanced super heroes.