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The Crossover

Label
The Crossover
Title
The Crossover
Statement of responsibility
Kwame Alexander
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2015 Newbery Medal Winner2015 Coretta Scott King Honor Award WinnerNew York Times Bestseller "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. He 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, that tell his family's story in verse, in this fast and furious middle grade novel of family and brotherhood from Kwame Alexander. Josh and Jordan must come to grips 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
Summary
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
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2016.
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 2016
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 2017.
  • Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2018.
  • Iowa Teen Award, 2018.
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 6-8, 2016.
  • Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award (Pennsylvania Center for the Book), 2015.
  • Newbery Medal, 2015.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2017.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Fiction, 2014
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Intermediate Books, 2017.
  • Street Lit Book Award Medal: Emerging Classic, 2016.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2015.
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: Top Ten, 2015.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2015.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers: Top Ten, 2015.
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10301165
Cataloging source
BT
Index
no index present
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750
Literary form
fiction
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  • 3
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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a basketball novel
Label
The Crossover
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:684e1884-1b7a-45b6-9d90-b874c2129156
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780544289598
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Crossover
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:684e1884-1b7a-45b6-9d90-b874c2129156
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780544289598
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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    • Pasadena Public Library - Central LibraryBorrow it
      1201 Jeff Ginn Memorial Drive, Pasadena, TX, 77506, US
      29.6929282 -95.1969043
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