This link is a pre order link for Who Got Game? Basketball by Derrick Barnes. The book will be available for pick up or ship on January 2nd, 2024.
We love the impact that Derrick Barnes's books have our youth! His stories are thoughtful and helpful. We are excited for another book about sports, this time amazing true Basketball stories!
From superstar author Derrick Barnes, here is a middle-grade celebration of the people and stories that helped shape the game of basketball, from unsung pioneers to unforgettable moments of the game.
Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Basketball
Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
Derrick Barnes is the winner of the 2018 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award for outstanding new writer, and his picture book Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut took home four honors at the 2018 American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards: the Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Illustrator Honor, the Newbery Honor, and the Caldecott Honor. Derrick is also the author of the New York Times bestselling picture book The King of Kindergarten, and the bestselling chapter book series Ruby and the Booker Boys. Derrick lives in Charlotte, NC, with his wife, Dr. Tinka Barnes, and their four sons, all of whom play sports.