Is your bracket busted? You can still celebrate March Madness by checking out a basketball-themed book or film. Our display is located on the bookshelf opposite the Gallery Wall. Here is a taste of what you will find:
Shattering the Glass by Pamela Grundy and Susan Shackelford
If you know a female basketball player currently taking History 310, this book could launch a very interesting research project. The book chronicles a century of struggle for legitimacy.
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
Winner of this year’s Newbery Award, this book tells the story of 14-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan and their wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
The Last Great Game: Duke vs. Kentucky by Gene Wojciechowski
Among the highlights of the 1992 NCAA Tournament was the game between Duke and Kentucky in the East Regional Final to determine the final spot in the Final Four. Basketball aficionados and fans alike described the shot that secured Duke’s win as the greatest shot in the history of college basketball. But that was then. How do you think it compares to this year’s game? Read and find out!