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Basketball Histories and Biographies
Detailed portraits of numerous important figures from basketball's professional and collegiate history, plus debated-sparking chapters on the game's all-time greats and concise overview histories of NBA and NCAA play. The author's other basketball history books and biographies are also included here.
Young Adult Reader Sports Biographies
is an award-winning biography for young adult readers (picked by the New York Public Library as a 1991 top choice for Young Adult Readers) and also one of four Bjarkman titles in the Chelsea House Baseball Legends Series of the early 1990s. The author's other titles in the same series include Duke Snider
, Ernie Banks
and Warren Spahn
. Bjarkman is also author of five additional Young Adult sports titles for Enslow Publisher.