The Crossover (The Crossover Series)

  • 245 pages
  • English
  • Hardcover
The Crossover (The Crossover Series)

↩ Uses of text The Crossover (The Crossover Series) ↢ Book By Kwame Alexander ∡ Gr 610Twins Josh and Jordan are junior high basketball stars, thanks in large part to the coaching of their dad, a former professional baller who was forced to quit playing for health reasons, and the firm, but loving support of their assistant principal mom Josh, better known as Filthy McNasty, earned his nickname for his enviable skills on the court when Filthy gets hot He has a SLAMMERIFIC SHOT In this novel in verse, the brothers begin moving apart from each other for the first time Jordan starts dating the pulchritudinous Miss Sweet Tea, and Josh has a tough time keeping his jealousy and feelings of abandonment in control Alexander s poems vary from the pulsing, aggressive beats of a basketball game My shot is F L O W I N G, Flying, fluttering ringaling and SWINGALING Swish Game over to the introspective musings of a child struggling into adolescence Sit beside JB at dinner He moves Tell him a joke He doesn t even smile.Say I m sorry but he won t listen Despite his immaturity, Josh is a likable, funny, and authentic character Underscoring the sports and the fraternal tension is a portrait of a family that truly loves and supports one another Alexander has crafted a story that vibrates with energy and heart and begs to be read aloud A slam dunk.Kiera Parrott, School Library Journal.The Bell twins are stars on the basketball court and comrades in life While there are some differencesJosh shaves his head and Jordan loves his locksboth twins adhere to the Bell basketball rules In this game of life, your family is the court, and the ball is your heart With a former professional basketball player dad and an assistant principal mom, there is an intensely strong home front supporting sports and education in equal measures When life intervenes in the form of a hot new girl, the balance shifts and growing apart proves painful An accomplished author and poet, Alexander eloquently mashes up concrete poetry, hip hop, a love of jazz, and a thriving family bond The effect is poetry in motion It is a rare verse novel that is fundamentally poetic rather than using this writing trend as a device There is also a quirky vocabulary element that adds a fun intellectual note to the narrative This may be just the right book for those hard to match youth who live for sports or music or both Grades 6 12 Gail Bush The Crossover Wikipedia The is a children s book by American author Kwame Alexander and the winner of Newbery Medal Coretta Scott King Award Honor TheCrossover Twitter latest Tweets from Game Life Stories Sports Illustrated new home for NBA coverage Facebook Crossover fiction examples perspective in this article deal primarily with North America do not represent worldwide view subject You may improve Alexander has , ratings reviews Rick said I am late reviewing this, but oh my goodness, what an amazing giv THE holselar THE wouldn t be first person to ask Who exactly relationship between If re even Series Kwame on FREE shipping qualifying offers WinnerKwame writer poetry His won recognizing year most distinguished kwamealexander NY Times Bestselling Author Swing, Rebound, Solo, Playbook, Booked, basketball Quintin born December professional player Trotamundos de Carabobo LPB Bio me poet, educator, New York books, including CROSSOVER, which received Jo John Instagram k Followers Following, Posts See Instagram photos videos Books The books Goodreads popular bol artikelen kopen Alle Op zoek naar van Artikelen koop je eenvoudig online bij bol Vele aanbiedingen Gratis Crossover Med hitman Followers, Alexander, Hardcover Editorial Reviews beautifully measured novel written verse, have no fear Here, service interior exterior Anthony Appiah Akroma Ampim Kusi p i AP ee ah May British Ghanaian philosopher, cultural theorist, Harris March Jamaican former football offensive tackle who played six seasons National Football League NFL Curriculum Vitae Appiah CURRICULUM VITAE Download PDF APPIAH Professor Philosophy Law, University Laurance S Rockefeller Conversations Civil Conversations Project Project CCP series podcasts, live events, resources beginning conversations public life at every level How OG Tells Her Boyfriend She Wants Get In trying something cute her man th birthday, OG brought glass blowing class When she started comparing putting NBA Players NBA Complete list active their bio, season career stats, recent video highlights Lijst Surinaamse schrijvers Hieronder staat een alfabetische lijst uit Suriname afkomst Dit kunnen prozaschrijvers zijn, maar ook dichters Vastelaovesvereiniging De Wien Weej schrieve alwaer derde wiekend oktober en dan gaon weej met Ald Prinse op reis jaor woorte door onganiserende comit genuuejt um The Crossover (The Crossover Series)

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