The Crossover Graphic Novel

by Kwame Alexander illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile


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  • Item #1636 in BookBeat BookBeat
    • Grades: 5 - 9
    • Ages: 11 - 14
    Newbery Medal ; Coretta Scott King Author Honor
    • Format: Paperback Book
      Paperback Book
Short Summary
Dynamic artwork brings to life this fast and furious novel in verse about the bonds of teammates and family.

Good For:
Bestselling Award Winner, Slam-Dunk Storytelling, Vibrant Novel in Verse, Emotionally Complex Characters, Stunning Illustrations Paired with Powerful Poetry

Topics and Themes:
Family, Basketball, Language and Writing, Growing Up
Some mature content.

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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’s story in verse. But both brothers must come to grips with growing up on and off the court, as they realize breaking the rules can come at a terrible price, resulting in a game changer for their entire family.

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Product Details

    • Grades: 5 - 9
    • Ages: 11 - 14
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 0 3/4"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-328-57549-4