Crossover by Williams, Dennis A.

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Published by Summit Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • African Americans -- Fiction

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Book details

StatementDennis A. Williams.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.I448455 C76 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p. ;
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1546243M
ISBN 100671726404
LC Control Number91025501

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I loved the prose, I love the family dynamics/5. May 07,  · The Crossover (The Crossover Series) [Kwame Alexander] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

New York Times bestseller ∙ Newbery Medal Winner ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Award ∙ YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults ∙ YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers ∙ Publishers Weekly Best Book /5().

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“The Crossover” is a young adult novel by Kwame Alexander that follows the life experiences of year-old basketball player Josh Bell across several months in the autumn and early winter of his seventh-grade year at Reggie Lewis Middle School. Book crossover fanfiction archives. Come in to read stories and fanfics that span multiple fandoms in the Book universe.

"The poems dodge and weave with the speed of a point guard driving for the basket, mixing basketball action with vocabulary-themed poems, newspaper clippings, and Josh's sincere first-person accounts that swing from moments of swagger-worth triumph to profound pain.".

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It truly was a great book. 5 people found this helpful Overall 5. Best Crossover Books My favorite books generally have elements of mystery, romance, historical fiction, and often a big dose of paranormal elements, and fantasy. Here are some of my favorites. Mar 29,  · Parents need to know that author and poet Crossover book Alexander's The Crossover is a poignant novel in verse that mixes basketball, family, and coming-of-age themes and includes serious issues regarding adult health and a parent's life-threatening condition.

It won the Newbery Medal and a Coretta Scott King Book Honor, and may inspire a discussion about healthy lifestyle choices 5/5. Mar 05,  · After reading The Crossover by Kwame Alexander for the second time, I am giving this book a five out of five star review. The story is told be an eight grade boy - Josh Bell - who not only loves basketball, but is pretty great at it too.

He is the son of a former professional basketball player whose career ended early from a knee injury/5. The Crossover study guide contains a biography of Kwame Alexander, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and Kwame Alexander.

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 students monthly. He lives with his wife and two daughters in the Washington, D.C.

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The main characters of this poetry, young adult story are Josh Bell, Jordan Bell. The book has been awarded with /5. Sep 30,  · Crossover - Official Trailer Prestige Madison. Loading Unsubscribe from Prestige Madison. Alexander reads an excerpt from The Crossover. Oct 15,  · Mid term assignment for TWU LS This Study Guide consists of approximately 39 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Crossover.

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Home The Crossover Q & A. Book Wizard EXPAND PRODUCT DETAILS. The Crossover. By Kwame Alexander. Grades. EXPAND PRODUCT DETAILS. The Crossover. By Kwame Alexander. Grades. Z. Genre. Fiction. Josh and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court.

But Josh has more than basketball in his blood. He's got mad beats too, beats that tell his family. The Crossover About book: Yep, that was Josh. I’m JB. I know who you are, silly—I called you.

Uh, right. You have any siblings, Alexis. Two sisters. I’m the youngest. And the prettiest. You haven’t seen them. I don’t need to. That’s sweet. Sweet as pomegranate. Okay, that was random. That’s me.

Jordan, can I ask you something. Yep. "The Crossover is destined to reach—and touch—readers who never gave basketball or poetry a second thought until now.

It’s tough, muscular writing about a tender, unguarded heart." —BookPage "[Alexander]'s at the top of his poetic game in this taut, complex tale of the crossover from brash, vulnerable boy to young adult.". Crossover definition is - crossing. How to use crossover in a sentence.

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Mar 18,  · BOOK REVIEW. THE CROSSOVER by Alexander’s highly anticipated follow-up to Newbery-winning The Crossover is a reflective narrative, with little of the first book’s explosive energy. What the mostly free-verse novel does have is a likable protagonist, great wordplay, solid teen and adult secondary characters, and a clear picture of the Author: Kwame Alexander.

Aug 15,  · If your teen thinks novels in verse aren't their style, this one just might change their mind. Jordan and Josh Bell are kings on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood—he's got beats, too, which help him find his rhythm when its all on the line. Kind of poetry, kind of rap.

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read more. Josh Bell is a talented middle school basketball player, as is his twin brother Jordan. They learned from their dad, Chuck “Da Man,” who played in the Euroleague before retiring from the game.

DRIZZLE, that CROSSOVER.” Some people might initially label this as a sports book, but the book goes beyond the label. How is this book about much more than basketball. How does the book also connect to the beauty, wit, swish, and drizzle of life.

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CrossOver Chrome OS Beta. Requires an Intel processor and Android 5.x or later. The CrossOver on Chrome OS Beta, which allows you to run Windows software on Intel-based Chromebooks is now open to the public as of November 7. This novel in verse is rich in character and relationships Poet Alexander deftly reveals the power of the format to pack an emotional.Kwame Alexander's NYT Bestseller and Newbery Medal winning The Crossover is vividly brought to life as a graphic novel with stunning illustrations by star talent Dawud Anyabwile.

See the Bell family in a whole new light through Anyabwile's dynamic illustrations as the brothers' winning season unfolds, and the world as they know it begins to change.The Crossover. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source.

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