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- The Crossover
- Statement of responsibility
- Kwame Alexander
- trueAfrican American fiction
- trueAfrican Americans
- trueBasketball stories
- trueBooks for reluctant readers
- trueBoy basketball players
- trueComics and Graphic novels
- trueFamily relationships
- trueFathers and sons
- trueFirst person narratives
- trueMiddle schools
- trueNovels in verse
- trueRealistic fiction
- trueSeventh-grade boys
- trueSports fiction
- trueTwin brothers
- Young Adult Fiction
- New York Times bestseller ∙ Newbery Medal Winner ∙Coretta Scott King Honor Award ∙2015 YALSA 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults∙ 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers ∙Publishers Weekly Best Book ∙ School Library Journal Best Book∙ Kirkus Best Book "A beautifully measured novel of life and line."—The New York Times Book Review"With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering," announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell. He 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, that tell his family's story in verse, in this fast and furious middle grade novel of family and brotherhood from Kwame Alexander.Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family
- ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
- Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2016.
- Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades 6-8, 2016
- Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Fiction (Grades 6-8), 2017.
- Indian Paintbrush Book Award (Wyoming), 2018.
- Iowa Teen Award, 2018.
- Kentucky Bluegrass Award for Grades 6-8, 2016.
- Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award (Pennsylvania Center for the Book), 2015.
- Newbery Medal, 2015.
- Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2017.
- School Library Journal Best Books: Fiction, 2014
- Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Intermediate Books, 2017.
- Street Lit Book Award Medal: Emerging Classic, 2016.
- YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2015.
- YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: Top Ten, 2015.
- YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2015.
- YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers: Top Ten, 2015.
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