The Crossover (The Crossover Series)

⇖ Free Hardcover Read [ The Crossover (The Crossover Series) ] ⇥ Kindle By Kwame Alexander ∮ ⇖ Free Hardcover Read [ The Crossover (The Crossover Series) ] ⇥ Kindle By Kwame Alexander ∮ Gr 610Twins Josh and Jordan are junior high basketball stars, thanks in large part to the coaching of their dad, a former professional baller who was forced to quit playing for health reasons, and the firm, but loving support of their assistant principal mom Josh, better known as Filthy McNasty, earned his nickname for his enviable skills on the court when Filthy gets hot He has a SLAMMERIFIC SHOT In this novel in verse, the brothers begin moving apart from each other for the first time Jordan starts dating the pulchritudinous Miss Sweet Tea, and Josh has a tough time keeping his jealousy and feelings of abandonment in control Alexander s poems vary from the pulsing, aggressive beats of a basketball game My shot is F L O W I N G, Flying, fluttering ringaling and SWINGALING Swish Game over to the introspective musings of a child struggling into adolescence Sit beside JB at dinner He moves Tell him a joke He doesn t even smile.Say I m sorry but he won t listen Despite his immaturity, Josh is a likable, funny, and authentic character Underscoring the sports and the fraternal tension is a portrait of a family that truly loves and supports one another Alexander has crafted a story that vibrates with energy and heart and begs to be read aloud A slam dunk.Kiera Parrott, School Library Journal.The Bell twins are stars on the basketball court and comrades in life While there are some differencesJosh shaves his head and Jordan loves his locksboth twins adhere to the Bell basketball rules In this game of life, your family is the court, and the ball is your heart With a former professional basketball player dad and an assistant principal mom, there is an intensely strong home front supporting sports and education in equal measures When life intervenes in the form of a hot new girl, the balance shifts and growing apart proves painful An accomplished author and poet, Alexander eloquently mashes up concrete poetry, hip hop, a love of jazz, and a thriving family bond The effect is poetry in motion It is a rare verse novel that is fundamentally poetic rather than using this writing trend as a device There is also a quirky vocabulary element that adds a fun intellectual note to the narrative This may be just the right book for those hard to match youth who live for sports or music or both Grades 6 12 Gail Bush Crossover fiction Wikipedia The examples and perspective in this article deal primarily with North America do not represent a worldwide view of the subject You may improve CrossOver runs Windows software you need No license needed CrossOver for Mac, Linux Chrome OS easily opens installs thousands programs Start your free day trial Category Kelley Blue Book Kbb Browse Crossover vehicles by manufacturer Research category reviews, ratings, most least expensive, fuel 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    • Hardcover
    • The Crossover (The Crossover Series)
    • Kwame Alexander
    • English
    • 27 February 2016
    • 245 pages

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