The Crossover
  • Author : Kwame Alexander
  • Release Date : 06 July 2022
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN 13 : 9780544107717
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Book excerpt: A middle-grade novel in verse follows the experiences of twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan, who struggle with challenges on and off the court while their father ignores his declining health. 20,000 first printing.

The Crossover

The Crossover

Author : Kwame Alexander
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A middle-grade novel in verse follows the experiences of twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan, who struggle with challenges on and off the court while their father ignores his declining health. 20,000 first printing....

Rebound

Rebound

Author : Kwame Alexander
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the New York Times best-selling author Kwame Alexander comes Rebound, the dynamic prequel to his Newbery Award–winning novel in verse, The Crossover. Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. Chuck Bell takes center stage as readers ...

Booked

Booked

Author : Kwame Alexander
Publisher : Andersen Press Limited
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can’t nobody stop you/can’t nobody cop you... Twelve-year-old Nick is a football-mad boy who absolutely hates books. In this follow-up to the Newbery-winning ...

Crossover

Crossover

Author : Jeff Rud
Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Kyle is a rising star on the school's basketball team, but when he connects with an old friend and auditions for the school play, he finds opposition both on and off the court....

Light for the World to See

Light for the World to See

Author : Kwame Alexander
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
Genre : History
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A collection of three powerful poems that take on racism and Black resistance in America by New York Times best-selling author Kwame Alexander. Includes an introduction by the author....

The Playbook

The Playbook

Author : Kwame Alexander
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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In this inspirational two-color book full of poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, Newbery Medal–winning Kwame Alexander shares his own poetic and uplifting words plus quotes from all-star athletes like Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other wonderfully influential figures like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama. ...

The Crossover Novel

The Crossover Novel

Author : Rachel Falconer
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Collections
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"Highly recommended" by Choice While crossover books such as Rowling's Harry Potter series have enjoyed enormous sales and media attention, critical analysis of crossover fiction has not kept pace with the growing popularity of this new category of writing and reading. Falconer remedies this lack with close readings of six ...

Gustav Stresemann

Gustav Stresemann

Author : Karl Heinrich Pohl
Publisher : Berghahn Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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As a foreign minister and chancellor of Weimar Germany, Gustav Stresemann is a familiar figure for students of German history – one who, for many, embodied the best qualities of German interwar liberalism. However, a more nuanced and ambivalent picture emerges in this award-winning biography, which draws on extensive research and ...

Crossover Fiction

Crossover Fiction

Author : Sandra L. Beckett
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Collections
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In Crossover Fiction, Sandra L. Beckett explores the global trend of crossover literature and explains how it is transforming literary canons, concepts of readership, the status of authors, the publishing industry, and bookselling practices. This study will have significant relevance across disciplines, as scholars in literary studies, media and cultural ...

Long Lost

Long Lost

Author : Jacqueline West
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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“Perfect to be read late into the night.”—Stefan Bachmann, internationally bestselling author of The Peculiar “A spooky sisterhood mystery that is sure to be a hit with readers.”—School Library Journal (starred review) “Grab a flashlight and stay up late with this one.”—Kirkus Reviews Once there were two ...

Crossover

Crossover

Author : Joel Shepherd
Publisher : Pyr
Genre : Fiction
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Crossover is the first novel in a series which follows the adventures of Cassandra Kresnov, an artificial person, or android, created by the League, one side of an interstellar war against the more powerful, conservative Federation. Cassandra is an experimental design — more intelligent, more creative, and far more dangerous than ...

Crossover

Crossover

Author : Brett Stevens
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Brett is intense. Intense as a youth piecing together the world. Intense as an undersized point guard, middle child, and student. Intense as a professional poker player, manager, and problem solver. But most notably, intense as an unaware manic mind set free in the world. Crossover: A Look inside a ...

Be a Tree

Be a Tree

Author : Maria Gianferrari
Publisher : Abrams
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A lyrical, gorgeously illustrated look at the majesty of trees—and what humans can learn from them Stand tall. Stretch your branches to the sun. Be a tree! We are all like trees: our spines, trunks; our skin, bark; our hearts giving us strength and support, like heartwood. We are ...

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

Author : Kwame Alexander
Publisher : Sleeping Bear Press
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When a jazz-loving rooster sets his sights on winning a barnyard talent show, he realizes he can't do it as a solo act. He's up against the talents of Mules Davis's cool duo and Ella Finchgerald's singing group. Acoustic Rooster calls on friends like pianist Duck Ellington, singer Bee Holiday, ...

He Said  She Said

He Said She Said

Author : Kwame Alexander
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Sparks will fly in this hip-hop-hot teen novel that mixes social protest and star-crossed romance, from Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning author Kwame Alexander! He Said, She Said is perfect for fans of Walter Dean Myers and Rachel Vail alike. He says: Omar "T-Diddy" Smalls has got ...