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Where the River Burned: Carl Strokes and the Struggle to Save Cleveland
David Stradling and Richard Stradling
(Cornell University Press, $29.95)

Carl Stokes, the first black mayor of a major American city, bull-rushed problems. This book chronicles Stokes' vision for reforming his hometown with programs from rat eradication to the poverty-fighting Cleveland: Now! In a city still struggling with race, this book has us longing for a dose of Stokes' political dynamism. // Sheehan Hannan


Beyond Championships
Dru Joyce II with Chris Morrow
(Zondervan, $14.99, teen edition; $17.18, adult edition)

LeBron James opens the foreword of Beyond Championships with "Coach Dru taught me about life." In the book, Dru Joyce II, James' St. Vincent-St. Mary High School basketball coach, shares nine on- and off-court lessons, including having the heart of a servant — giving back to the next generation whether that may be high school students or rising NBA stars. // Ronnie Holman

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