Open Access Graduate Research Paper
The purpose of this study was to decide if the current examples of baseball and basketball novels for young adults have a high degree of accuracy. Content analysis was used to determine this accuracy. Description, rules and techniques characteristics and problems and concerns characteristics were developed and listed on a checklist. Fifteen novels on baseball and basketball were read and analyzed using the checklist. All hypotheses were accepted. The fifteen novels all had a majority of "yes" checks in both descriptions, rules and in techniques and problems and concerns categories. Thus, modern baseball and basketball sports novels do seem to have a high degree of accuracy.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
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©1994 Virgil Pixler
Pixler, Virgil, "Baseball and Basketball Fiction for Young Adults" (1994). Graduate Research Papers. 3954.