Strong Inside: The True Story of How Perry Wallace Broke College Basketball’s Color Line: Young Readers’ Edition

By: Andrew Maraniss

This thought-provoking biography digs deep beneath the surface to reveal a complicated, profound, and inspiring story of an athlete turned civil-rights trailblazer. Author's note. Bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs.

ISBN: 9780399548345

JLG Release: Jun 2017


Sensitive Areas: Racial taunts, Discrimination, Violence
Topics: Perry Wallace (1948– ) , Basketball , Vanderbilt University , Vanderbilt Commodores (basketball team) , Basketball players , Racism in sports , Twentieth-century history , Civil rights , Southern United States , Race relations

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Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2017, Sports

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Book Details

ISBN

9780399548345

First Release

June 2017

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

796.323/092 B

Trim Size

5 1/2" x 8 1/4"

Page Count

272

Accelerated Reader

Level 13; Points: 7.9;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 10.6;

Lexile

Level 1170L

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Philomel

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Racial taunts, Discrimination, Violence

Topics

Perry Wallace (1948– ), Basketball, Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Commodores (basketball team), Basketball players, Racism in sports, Twentieth-century history, Civil rights, Southern United States, Race relations,

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