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The Crossover Series ; Book 2

by Kwame Alexander

Synopsis

National Book Award Long List New York Times Bestseller Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can t nobody stop you/ can t nobody cop you In this follow-up to the Newbery-winning novel THE CROSSOVER, soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams.Helping him along are his best friend and sometimes teammate Coby, and The Mac, a rapping librarian who gives Nick inspiring books to read. This electric and heartfelt novel-in-verse by poet Kwame Alexander bends and breaks as it captures all the thrills and setbacks, action and emotion of a World Cup match "

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Copyright year 2016
ISBN-13 9780544570986
ISBN-10 0544570987
Class Copyright
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Subject Juvenile Fiction
File Size 33 MB
Number of Pages 320
Length of Recording 2
Shelf No. KY264
Grade Range 5-7
Ages 10-12
Lexile 660L