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Volponi, Paul

Overview
Works: 15 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 14,768 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Basketball stories  Baseball stories  Sports stories  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.V8877, FIC
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Publications about Paul Volponi
Publications by Paul Volponi
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Most widely held works by Paul Volponi
Rooftop by Paul Volponi( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,252 libraries worldwide
Still reeling from seeing police shoot his unarmed cousin to death on the roof of a New York City housing project, seventeen-year-old Clay is dragged into the whirlwind of political manipulation that follows
Rucker Park setup by Paul Volponi( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,010 libraries worldwide
While playing in a crucial basketball game on the very court where his best friend was murdered, Mackey tries to come to terms with his own part in that murder and decide whether to maintain his silence or tell J.R.'s father and the police what really happened
Rikers High by Paul Volponi( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,931 libraries worldwide
Arrested on a minor offense, a New York City teenager attends high school in the jail facility on Rikers Island, as he waits for his case to go to court
Black and white by Paul Volponi( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
Two star high school basketball players, one black and one white, experience the justice system differently after committing a crime together and getting caught
The Final Four by Paul Volponi( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,439 libraries worldwide
Four players at the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament struggle with the pressures of tournament play and the expectations of society at large
Response by Paul Volponi( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,393 libraries worldwide
When an African American high school student is beaten with a baseball bat in a white neighborhood, three boys are charged with a hate crime
The hand you're dealt by Paul Volponi( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,318 libraries worldwide
When seventeen-year-old Huck's vindictive math teacher wins the town poker tournament and takes the winner's watch away from Huck's father while he's in a coma, Huck vows to get even with him no matter what it takes
Hurricane song by Paul Volponi( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
High school sophomore Miles Shaw goes to live with his father, a jazz musician, in New Orleans, and together they survive the horrors of Hurricane Katrina in the Superdome, learning about each other and growing closer through their painful experiences
Game seven by Paul Volponi( Book )
3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
"A sixteen-year-old shortstop in Cuba who dreams of playing with the pros must choose between his country and his father who defected to the U.S."--
Crossing lines by Paul Volponi( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
High school senior Adonis struggles to do the right thing when his fellow football players escalate their bullying of a new classmate, Alan, who is transgendered
Homestretch by Paul Volponi( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Five months after losing his mother, seventeen-year-old Gas runs away from an abusive father and gets a job working at an Arkansas race track, surrounded by the illegal Mexican immigrants that he and his father blame for her death
Hurricane song by Paul Volponi( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
High school sophomore Miles Shaw goes to live with his father, a jazz musician, in New Orleans, and together they survive the horrors of Hurricane Katrina in the Superdome, learning about each other and growing closer through their painful experiences
Rikers by Paul Volponi( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Martin Stokes, known as Forty, is a seventeen-year-old awaiting trial on Rikers Island for a minor offense. After his case gets postponed in New York City's dizzying system of overworked legal-aid lawyers and short-tempered judges, Forty embarks on an extended odyssey inside the world's largest and most dangerous jail
Top prospect by Paul Volponi( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Travis, a pre-teen quarterback with big potential, gets the opportunity of a lifetime when the coach of Gainesville University football program offers him a scholarship before Travis even gets to high school"--
 
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