The Superstar Story of the Harlem Globetrotters

The Superstar Story of the Harlem Globetrotters

Illustrated by: Scott Burroughs
For Ages: 6 - 8
Beginning readers can learn about the history of the Harlem Globetrotters in this slam-dunk Level 3 Ready-to-Read that will have everyone cheering!

Did you know that the Harlem Globetrotters were originally from Chicago? Or that this incredible team paved the way for many innovations in basketball and the world of professional sports? Now you can get courtside seats to the best game in town and become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on the Harlem Globetrotters!

A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like the history of basketball and facts about Antarctica. Readers will also learn how to make a timeline and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning about history has never been so much fun!

© 2017 Copyright Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc.
  • Simon Spotlight | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781481487481 | 
  • December 2017 | 
  • Grades 1 - 3
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About the Author

Larry Dobrow

Larry Dobrow has written about sports for CBSSports.com, American Way, and San Antonio magazine, among other publications, and about a range of entertainment and media topics for MM&MMediaPostAdvertising Age, AARP, and Sound & Vision. He is not tall and thus not as in demand for pickup games of hoops as he was before his friends all enjoyed their growth spurts. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and sons.

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