Game changer: John Mclendon and the secret game

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When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play basketball. They didn't know whom they would play against. But when they came face to face with their opponents, they quickly realized this secret game was going to make history. Discover the true story of how in 1944, Coach John McLendon orchestrated a secret game between the best players from a white college and his team from the North Carolina College of Negroes. At a time of widespread segregation and rampant racism, this illegal gathering changed the sport of basketball forever.

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9781467726047
9781467788106
9781467790550
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Level 5.7, 0.5 Points
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NC: Non-Conforming 1170L
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subject_facet African American basketball coaches -- Juvenile literature, Basketball coaches -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Discrimination in sports -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Duke University -- Basketball -- History -- Juvenile literature, McLendon, John B. -- Juvenile literature, North Carolina College for Negroes -- Juvenile literature
title_display Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game
title_full Game Changer John McLendon and the Secret Game, Game changer : John Mclendon and the secret game / by John Coy ; illustrated by Randy DuBurke
title_short Game changer :
title_sub John Mclendon and the secret game
topic_facet African American basketball coaches, Basketball, Basketball coaches, Discrimination in sports, History, Juvenile Nonfiction, McLendon, John B, Sports & Recreations