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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Pick-Up Game: A Full Day of Full Court

Short Stories

E/A Aronson (ed.), Marc. Pick-Up Game: a full day of full court. Candlewick Press, 2011. 176 p. 978076364625 $15.99

This collection of short stories shows a day in the life of The Cage, the premier amateur basketball court in NYC. Photos and poems by Charles R. Smith, Jr. introduce each story which highlights a different player. With Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, Bruce Brooks, Sharon G. Flake and more, every one of these stories is a slam dunk. Recommended for basketball fans and all high school collections.

Sarah Mae Harper, CoLAPL- AC Bilbrew Library

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