The Crossover (Prebound)

By Kwame Alexander

Turtleback Books, 9780606379755, 240pp.

Publication Date: March 18, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/5/2019)
Hardcover (3/18/2014)
Paperback (9/24/2019)
Hardcover (9/24/2019)
Library Binding, Large Print (2/21/2018)

List Price: 19.80*
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Description

2015 Newbery Medal Winner
2015 Coretta Scott King Honor Award Winner

""With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I m delivering, "" announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell. Heand his twin brother Jordanare awesome on thecourt. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood, he's got mad beats, too, that tell his family's story in verse, in this fast and furiousmiddle grade novel of family and brotherhood from Kwame Alexander ("He Said, She Said" 2013).


Josh and Jordanmust come togrips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.



About the Author

Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker and performer. He conducts creative writing workshops in middle and high schools, often reaching more than 500 students monthly. He lives with his wife and two daughters in the Washington, D.C. area.Visit his website at www.bookinaday.org."