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The Crossover

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston, New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination237 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25665190M
ISBN 100544107713
ISBN 109780544107717

Book crossover fanfiction archives. Come in to read stories and fanfics that span multiple fandoms in the Book universe. Kwame Alexander's THE CROSSOVER () is not a stereotypical basketball story. Rather, it is a universal story with educated, black characters of growing up, of family, and of love told in narrative verse (poetry). Having said that, Alexander does tackle some contemporary issues of black life: of driving while black.

The Crossover Stories. What do a giant crocodile, a three-headed monster, and a bowling-pin crown have in common? They’re all the work of a power-hungry ghost who craves immortality. To defeat him, demigods Percy and Annabeth and magicians . Start studying The Crossover. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

  This graphic-novel adaptation of Alexander’s Newbery Medal winner offers powerful visuals to an already-cherished narrative of teenage black boys navigating the Author: Kwame Alexander.   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 challenges young people face when Author: Kwame Alexander.


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The Crossover Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kwame Alexander's The Crossover won both the Newberry and Coretta Scott King Awards for children's literature in Combining beautiful prose with poetry that jumps off the page, Alexander tells the story of twin thirteen year basketball players Jordan and Josh Bell in a manner that makes reading fun for middle grade kids/5.

The Crossover, a Newbery Medal winner, is unusual; it’s children’s lit in the form of poetry, yet with a definite story line. It’s about a junior high school kid, Josh (a/k/a Filthy) and his parents and twin brother, Jordan (J.B.)/5(). Rebound, The Crossover, Booked, and The Crossover.

Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and More. Description. 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.

The Crossover Summary. The narrator of the novel (which is told in The Crossover book is Josh Bell, an 8th-grade boy. He and his twin brother Jordan—or JB—are basketball stars and are best friends on and off the court.

Basketball is extremely important to them, and they both want to play professionally : Kwame Alexander. Read pdf The Crossover absolutely for free at “You don’t want none of this, I say. I’m about to TAKE IT TO THE HOLE. Keep your eye on the ball. I’d hate to see you F A L L You shoulda gone /10(9).

The Crossover is a novel in verse about brotherhood and basketball. Its author, Kwame Alexander, aims to reach a wide variety of readers, including reluctant ones, through sports stories that are really about family, love, and friendship.

The Crossover’s narrator, Josh Bell, captures the highs and lows of adolescence through vivid descriptions of heart-pounding three Author: Kwame Alexander.

The Crossover Characters Next. Josh. Josh. Josh is the twelve-year-old protagonist of the novel. He's nearly six feet tall and has a twin, JB. Both are skilled basketball players. Though Josh loves JB and being a twin, he also craves. The Crossover is a realistic fiction book written in poetry/verse format.

The verses tell the story of 14 y-o Josh Bell and his family. Bell is a former European League basketball star whose 4/5(K). Author Kwame Alexander | Submitted by: Jane Kivik Free download or read online The Crossover pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in March 18thand was written by Kwame Alexander.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in ebook format/5. “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.

Download an educator's guide to the Newbery Medal-winning book The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. In this middle grade novel told in dynamic verse, twelve-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.

The Crossover (Graphic Novel) Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile 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.

[PDF] [EPUB] The Crossover Download by Kwame Alexander. Download The Crossover by Kwame Alexander in PDF EPUB format complete free. Brief Summary of Book: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. Here is a quick description and cover image of book The Crossover written by Kwame Alexander which was published in You can read this.

It is the glue connecting the sons and source of the wisdom their father passes down The biggest surprise of The Crossover is that, for all the bells and whistles of a young man's game, it is most boldly and certainly a book about tenderness.

The New York Times Book Review - Cornelius Eady/5(27). Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education 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. Parents need to know that author and poet Kwame 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.5/5.

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.

Josh Bell is the main character and narrator of the novel “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander. At twelve years. 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 Summary. Josh narrates a play-by play as he plays in a basketball game. He then introduces himself more fully: his name is Josh Bell, but people call him Filthy McNasty.

He's tall, has long hair, and wants to be a basketball star. The Crossover is about two twin brothers, JB [ Jordan Bell] Filthy McNasty [Josh Bell]. In the book they go through many problems such as when JB starts to not hang out with Filthy and only hangs out with his girlfriend.

Basketball does so much for /5(31)."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.". Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times best-selling author of twenty-eight books, including Rebound, the prequel to his Newbery Medal[en dash]winning middle grade novel, The Crossover.

Other works include Booked, a National Book Award nominee; The Playbook: 52 Rules to Help You Aim, Shoot, and Score in this Game of Life; and picture books Brand: HMH Books.