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The Crossover

by Kwame Alexander

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In this Newbery Medal–winning middle grade novel in verse, twelve-year-old twins and basketball stars Josh and Jordan Bell must learn to deal with problems on and off the court as they navigate homework, first crushes, family and, of course, basketball.

"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.

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Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780544868137
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication DateMarch 5, 2019
Pages: 256
Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780544107717
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication DateMarch 18, 2014
Pages: 240

For Ages: 10-12

Series: The Crossover Series