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The Final Four will be playing this Saturday to determine the match up for the NCAA Championship Game! Lerner Digital’s eBooks dig deep into the 77 year history of the NCAA tournament and the players that have made an impact during and after March Madness.
The Final Four is a Junior Library Guild Selection written by sports journalist and Minnesota Native, Matt Doeden. When basketball fans hear the words Final Four, they probably think of the buzzer-beaters, Cinderella stories, and bracket-busters that have thrilled spectators for years. By the time the tournament of 64 teams has been whittled down to the Final Four, excitement reaches a fever pitch. Learn about the fascinating history of the Final Four in this eBook packed full of facts and photos. From the first intercollegiate basketball game played in 1895 all the way to the thrills and drama of the 2015 Final Four, read about the shocking moments and stunning upsets that give March Madness its name.
Reviewers agree The Final Four is the in-depth look into the tournament that fans will enjoy.
“Drawing on his years in sports journalism, Doeden writes colorful accounts of the action, while filling in background on important players, past and present. An informative, enjoyable addition to the sports shelves.“—Booklist
“The historical perspective and engaging presentation make it a solid choice.”—School Library Journal
Basketball fans know the NCAA tournament is often only the beginning of a player’s career before being drafted into the NBA. Read about Kevin Love’s appearance in the Final Four with UCLA and the start of the 6’10” forward’s NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Then check out how Stephen Curry led an underdog team from Davidson to the Elite Eight with three pointers which made Curry the all-time college record holder for scoring the most three-point shots in a single season. You’ll discover so much more in the Kevin Love and Stephen Curry eBooks written by Jon M. Fishman, as well as Lerner Digital’s other titles from the series Amazing Athletes.
Gain perspective on the NCAA tournament with these great eBooks, and wow your friends and family with your new found knowledge when you watch the Final Four games this Saturday!