The Crossover

Awards:   Long-listed for UKLA Book Award 2018 (UK) Winner of Newbery Medal (UK).
Author:   Kwame Alexander
Publisher:   Andersen Press Ltd
ISBN:  

9781783443673


Pages:   240
Publication Date:   08 October 2015
Recommended Age:   From 12 to 17 years
Format:   Paperback
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The Crossover


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Awards

  • Long-listed for UKLA Book Award 2018 (UK)
  • Winner of Newbery Medal (UK).

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Author:   Kwame Alexander
Publisher:   Andersen Press Ltd
Imprint:   Andersen Press Ltd
Dimensions:   Width: 12.90cm , Height: 1.50cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.195kg
ISBN:  

9781783443673


ISBN 10:   1783443677
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   08 October 2015
Recommended Age:   From 12 to 17 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
This item is yet to be released. You can pre-order this item and we will dispatch it to you upon its release.

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This novel in verse is rich in character and relationships ... Poet Alexander deftly reveals the power of the format to pack an emotional punch Kirkus, starred review Alexander has crafted a story that vibrates with energy and heat and begs to be read aloud. A slam dunk. School Library Journal, starred review The poems dodge and weave with the speed of a point guard driving for the basket ... swings from moments of swagger-worthy triumph to profound pain. Publishers Weekly, starred review Full of heartbreak and exhilaration Metro, The Best Books for Young Minds Mesmerising... a beautifully constructed and powerfully emotional novel. Irish Times


This novel in verse is rich in character and relationships ... Poet Alexander deftly reveals the power of the format to pack an emotional punch Kirkus, starred review Alexander has crafted a story that vibrates with energy and heat and begs to be read aloud. A slam dunk. School Library Journal, starred review The poems dodge and weave with the speed of a point guard driving for the basket ... swings from moments of swagger-worth triumph to profound pain. Publishers Weekly, starred review Alexander fully captures Josh's athletic finesse and coming-of-age angst in a mix of free verse and hip-hop poetry that will have broad appeal ... This will inspire budding players and poets alike. Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review Bold! Explosive! I love The Crossover. Everyone will. -- Nikki Giovanni


This novel in verse is rich in character and relationships ... Poet Alexander deftly reveals the power of the format to pack an emotional punch Kirkus, starred review Alexander has crafted a story that vibrates with energy and heat and begs to be read aloud. A slam dunk. School Library Journal, starred review Alexander fully captures Josh's athletic finesse and coming-of-age angst in a mix of free verse and hip-hop poetry that will have broad appeal ... This will inspire budding players and poets alike. Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review Bold! Explosive! I love The Crossover. Everyone will. -- Nikki Giovanni Energetic and emotionally charged -- Marilyn Brocklehurst The Bookseller, Bookseller's Choice


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Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times bestselling author of 28+ books, including The Undefeated, Booked and Rebound, the follow-up to his Newbery medal-winning middle grade novel, The Crossover. He's also the Founding Editor of Versify, an imprint that publishes fiction and poetry for children and young adults.

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