Race and College Sports
Race and College Sports looks at the role race plays in the promotion and exploitation of black athletes by the NCAA. The notion of "student-athletes" is called into question, as are graduation rates and whether college athletes deserve to share in the proceeds generated by their performance. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||History, Social Studies, Sports|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Teaching guides|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Race and Sports – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
The complex interplay between race and sports is adeptly explored in this thought-provoking series. With socially conscious athletes making headlines every year, this series will provide excellent research fodder for those opinion papers. An invaluable addition to school and public libraries.