Spring 2019

The NBA Playoffs

In Pursuit of Basketball Glory

From the Series Spectacular Sports

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 12   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Do you know:

• Which team won the first NBA championship?
• Why Michael Jordan felt awful during one of his greatest playoff performances?
• How the Golden State Warriors built a playoff dynasty?

Read about the incredible playoff games that basketball fans will never forget. Clutch performances and shocking finishes have helped make the NBA playoffs one of the most thrilling spectacles in sports. The biggest moments, from buzzer-beaters to last-second defensive plays, are all here in vivid detail.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-54154-153-5
$34.65 $25.99
978-1-54154-382-9
$51.99 $38.99
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Sports
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF007100, JNF054020
Dewey 796.323/64
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9
Lexile 1010
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

Booklist

“Doeden combines his knowledge of the sport and its history with a sportswriter’s flair for drawing readers into the excitement of a particular play, a rewarding combination for young basketball fans.”—Booklist

Author: Matt Doeden

Matt Doeden began his career as a sports writer. Since then, he's spent more than a decade writing and editing children's nonfiction. Matt lives in Minnesota with his family.

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Spectacular Sports

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