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Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition)

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Strong Inside (Young Readers Edition) by Andrew Maraniss
Paperback $9.99
Dec 26, 2017 | ISBN 9781524737276
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★ ”This moving biography is thought-provoking, riveting and heart-wrenching, though it remains hopeful as it takes readers into the midst of the basketball and civil rights action.”—Booklist, STARRED review

“This portrait of the fortitude of a young athlete will make a huge impact on teens and is guaranteed to spark serious discussion.”—School Library Journal
“Even if you’re not a history buff, this important story is worth your time.”—Sports Illustrated Kids

“A fascinating, very personal account of the effect that the civil rights movement had on one individual. . . a must purchase for any middle school or high school library.”—Miss Yingling Reads 

Praise for the New York Times bestselling adult edition of Strong Inside

“A heartbreaking work of staggering genius.”—SLAM Magazine

“Powerfully told.”—New York Times

“Nuanced and complex, Strong Inside is an invaluable resource for studying the state of race relations in the US, both past and present…Highly recommended.”—Choice

“Thorough and engaging…a long-overdue tribute to this little-known player.”—Washington Post

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