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The crossover / by Kwame Alexander.

Alexander, Kwame (author.).

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780544107717
  • ISBN: 0544107713
  • Physical Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014].

Contents / Notes

Contents: Warm-up: Dribbling -- Josh Bell -- How I got my nickname -- At first -- Filthy McNasty -- Jordan Bell -- On the way to the game -- Five reasons I have locks -- Mom tells Dad -- Conversation -- Basketball rule #1. -- First quarter: JB and I -- At the end of warm-ups, my brother tries to dunk -- The sportscaster -- Josh's play-by-play -- Crossover -- The show -- The bet, part one -- Ode to my hair -- The bet, part two -- The game is tied -- In the locker room -- Cut -- Calamity -- Mom doesn't like us eating out -- Missing -- The inside of Mom and Dad's bedroom closet -- Patella tendinitis -- Sundays after church -- Basketball rule #2 -- Girls -- While Vondie and JB -- Pulchritudinous -- Practice -- Walking home -- Man to man -- After dinner -- After we win -- Dad takes us to Krispy Kreme and tells us his favorite story (again) -- Basketball rule #3 -- Josh's play-by-play [two] -- The new girl -- I missed three free throws tonight -- Basketball rule #4 -- Having a mother -- Mom shouts -- Hypertension -- To fall asleep -- Why we only ate salad for Thanksgiving -- How do you spell trouble? -- Bad news -- Gym class. -- Second quarter: Conversation -- Conversation [two] -- Basketball rule #5 -- Showoff -- Out of control -- Mom calls me into the kitchen -- 35-18 -- Too good -- I'm on free throw number twenty-seven -- He probably -- t Ironic -- This is Alexis, may I please speak to Jordan? -- Phone conversation (I sub for JB) -- JB and I -- Boy walks into a room -- At practice -- Second-person -- Third wheel -- Tipping point -- The main reason I can't sleep -- Surprised -- Conversation -- Game time, 6:00 p.m. -- This is my second year -- Basketball rule #6 -- Josh's play-by-play [three] -- Before. -- Third quarter: After -- Suspension -- Churlish -- This week, I -- Basketball rule #7 -- The nosebleed section -- Fast break -- Storm -- The next morning -- Profusely -- Article #1 in the Daily News (December 14) -- Mostly everyone -- Final Jeopardy -- Dear Jordan -- I don't know -- No pizza and fries -- Even Vondie -- Uh-oh -- I run into Dad's room -- Behind closed doors -- The girl who stole my brother -- Things I learn at dinner -- Dishes -- Coach's talk before the game -- Text messages from Mom, part one -- The second half -- Tomorrow is the last day of school before Christmas vacation -- Coach comes over -- Estranged -- School's out -- The phone rings -- Basketball rule #8 -- When we get to the court -- At noon, in the gym, with Dad. -- Fourth quarter: The doctor pats Jordan and me on the back and says -- Myocardial infarction -- Okay, Dad -- Mom, since you asked, I'll tell you why I'm so angry -- Text messages from Vondie -- On Christmas Eve -- Santa Clause stops by -- }t Questions -- Tanka for language arts class -- I don't think I'll ever get used to -- Basketball rule #9 -- As we're about to leave for the final game -- During warm-ups -- Text messages from Mom, part two -- For Dad -- The last shot. -- Overtime: Article #2 in the Daily News (January 14) -- Where do we go from here? -- Starless -- Basketball rule #10 -- There are so many friends -- Free throws.
Summary, etc.: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
Study Program Information: Accelerated Reader 4.3.
Language: Text in English.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2015
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book, 2015
Subject: Novels in verse.
Basketball > Fiction.
Twins > Fiction.
Brothers > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Twins > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Basketball.
Bruder.
Zwilling.
Lyrik.
Genre: Novels in verse > Juvenile.
Basketball stories > Juvenile.
John Newbery Medal book award: Winner > 2015.
Basketball stories > Fiction > Juvenile works.
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