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The crossover

Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Basketball stories
Novels in verse
John Newbery Medal book award: Winner
Fiction
Juvenile works
Curriculum resource
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kwame Alexander
ISBN: 9780544107717 0544107713 1489858555 9781489858559
OCLC Number: 842316307
Language Note: Text in English.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2015
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book, 2015
Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Warm-up: Dribbling --
Josh Bell --
How I got my nickname --
At first --
Filthy McNasty --
Jordan Bell --
On the way to the game --
Five reasons I have locks --
Mom tells Dad --
Conversation --
Basketball rule #1. --
First quarter: JB and I --
At the end of warm-ups, my brother tries to dunk --
The sportscaster --
Josh's play-by-play --
Crossover --
The show --
The bet, part one --
Ode to my hair --
The bet, part two --
The game is tied --
In the locker room --
Cut --
Calamity --
Mom doesn't like us eating out --
Missing --
The inside of Mom and Dad's bedroom closet --
Patella tendinitis --
Sundays after church --
Basketball rule #2 --
Girls --
While Vondie and JB --
Pulchritudinous --
Practice --
Walking home --
Man to man --
After dinner --
After we win --
Dad takes us to Krispy Kreme and tells us his favorite story (again) --
Basketball rule #3 --
Josh's play-by-play [two] --
The new girl --
I missed three free throws tonight --
Basketball rule #4 --
Having a mother --
Mom shouts --
Hypertension --
To fall asleep --
Why we only ate salad for Thanksgiving --
How do you spell trouble? --
Bad news --
Gym class. --
Second quarter: Conversation --
Conversation [two] --
Basketball rule #5 --
Showoff --
Out of control --
Mom calls me into the kitchen --
35-18 --
Too good --
I'm on free throw number twenty-seven --
He probably --
t Ironic --
This is Alexis, may I please speak to Jordan? --
Phone conversation (I sub for JB) --
JB and I --
Boy walks into a room --
At practice --
Second-person --
Third wheel --
Tipping point --
The main reason I can't sleep --
Surprised --
Conversation --
Game time, 6:00 p.m. --
This is my second year --
Basketball rule #6 --
Josh's play-by-play [three] --
Before. --
Third quarter: After --
Suspension --
Churlish --
This week, I --
Basketball rule #7 --
The nosebleed section --
Fast break --
Storm --
The next morning --
Profusely --
Article #1 in the Daily News (December 14) --
Mostly everyone --
Final Jeopardy --
Dear Jordan --
I don't know --
No pizza and fries --
Even Vondie --
Uh-oh --
I run into Dad's room --
Behind closed doors --
The girl who stole my brother --
Things I learn at dinner --
Dishes --
Coach's talk before the game --
Text messages from Mom, part one --
The second half --
Tomorrow is the last day of school before Christmas vacation --
Coach comes over --
Estranged --
School's out --
The phone rings --
Basketball rule #8 --
When we get to the court --
At noon, in the gym, with Dad. --
Fourth quarter: The doctor pats Jordan and me on the back and says --
Myocardial infarction --
Okay, Dad --
Mom, since you asked, I'll tell you why I'm so angry --
Text messages from Vondie --
On Christmas Eve --
Santa Clause stops by --
}t Questions --
Tanka for language arts class --
I don't think I'll ever get used to --
Basketball rule #9 --
As we're about to leave for the final game --
During warm-ups --
Text messages from Mom, part two --
For Dad --
The last shot. --
Overtime: Article #2 in the Daily News (January 14) --
Where do we go from here? --
Starless --
Basketball rule #10 --
There are so many friends --
Free throws.
Responsibility: by Kwame Alexander.
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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.

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