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Author Whiting, Jim, 1943-
Title The story of the Boston Celtics / Jim Whiting.
Pub Info Mankato, MN : Creative Paperbacks, ©2015.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 796.323 Whi     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The NBA : a history of hoops
NBA--a history of hoops.
Audience 1210L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.3 1 1 169081
Includes index.
Contents Irish eyes are smiling -- Building a dynasty -- Down and up again -- Bird in the Celtics nest -- Returning to greatness. Courtside stories. the first Celtic -- The importance of being big -- The fabulous fifth -- Playing checkers -- Twin tragedies -- When in Rome, "Ubuntu!" -- Introducing. Red Auerbach -- Bob Cousy -- Bill Russell -- John Havelick -- Larry Bird -- Paul Pierce.
Summary An informative narration of the Boston Celtics professional basketball team's history from its 1946 founding to today, spotlighting memorable players and reliving dramatic events. Includes up-close, action-orieneted photos set in a colorful design; lively text surveying the team's history -- triumphs, heartbreaks, and all; and profiles of the franchise's greatest players, both past and present.
Subject Boston Celtics (Basketball team) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Basketball -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1628320095 (pbk.)
9781628320091 (pbk.)
1608184234 (library binding)
9781608184231 (library binding)
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