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It's a numbers game! : basketball : the math behind the perfect bounce pass, the buzzer-beating bank shot, and so much more! / James Buckley, Jr. ; foreword by NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.

Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- (author.). Bryant, Kobe, 1978-2020 (writer of foreword.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library J 796.323 BUC (Text) 33500013251475 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library J 796.323 BUC (Text) 33500013251483 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426336898
  • ISBN: 1426336896
  • ISBN: 9781426336904
  • ISBN: 142633690X
  • Physical Description: 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
On the court! -- Perfect timing -- Are you a 1 or a 5? -- Ball movement -- It's all about the gear -- Stat city -- 12 crazy numbers.
Summary, etc.:
"Math information for kids while learning about basketball"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8-12.
Grades: 4-6.
Author Notes

JAMES BUCKLEY is the author of more than 100 books for young readers on basketball, baseball, football, soccer, and more. A former editor at Sports Illustrated and NFL Publishing, he is also the author of the top-selling annual Scholastic Year in Sports. In the nonsports world, he has written a dozen titles in the New York Times best-selling Who Was...? biography series. He lives in Santa Barbara, where he runs the Shoreline Publishing Group, a leading producer of nonfiction for kids.

Subject: Basketball > Mathematics > Juvenile literature.
Mathematics > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Juvenile literature.
Basketball > Mathematics.
Mathematics > Study and teaching (Elementary)
Mathematics > Study and teaching (Elementary)
Basketball > Mathematics.
Mathematics > Study and teaching.
Genre: Juvenile works.
Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

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