Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Team That Awakened a City

By Phillip Hoose

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Publisher Macmillan Imprint Farrar, Straus & Giroux ISBN


Awards and Honors 2019 Carter G. Woodson Book Award Honor, Secondary Level
ALSC Notable Children's Books - 2019
Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - 2019
MRLS Cream of the Crop - 2019
CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Historical People, Places, and Events
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth - 2018
CSMCL Best Books - 2018
Kirkus Best Books, Young Adult - 2018
NYPL Best Books for Teens - 2018
BCCB Blue Ribbons - 2018

Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Team That Awakened a City

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Discrimination: Racial Insensitivity/Racism,Discrimination: Reference/Discussion,Language: Strong Language

The 1955 Crispus Attucks Tigers were from an Indianapolis high school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in Indiana. They shattered the myth of their own inferiority, winning the state basketball boys' championship. Author's note. Biographical notes on the basketball players mentioned in the book. Sources. Endnotes. Index. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.
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