Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152014506, 32pp.
Publication Date: January 1997
Hoops is not a book about basketball--Hoops is basketball. How it feels to be a part of the motion, and a part of the moment-the longest moment-as the ball hangs in midair poised over the rim of the basket. The drama of the game . . . and of victory. A book about sport, poetry, friendship, teamwork. Feel it.
STEPHEN T. JOHNSON has illustrated many books for children, including two by Robert Burleigh: Goal and Hoops, an ALA Notable Children's Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. He lives in Kansas.