A NYPL Best Book for Teens of 2018

A 2018 Booklist Youth Editors' Choice

A Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature Best Book of 2018

A Kirkus Reviews Best YA Nonfiction Book of 2018

An ALSC Notable Children's Book of 2019

A YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award Nominee

The true story of the all-black high school basketball team that broke the color barrier in segregated 1950s Indiana, masterfully told by National Book Award winner Phil Hoose.

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