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Hoops
by Walter Dean Myers


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An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
New Bonus Content:
-Q&A with Walter Dean Myers
-Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard
-Teaser chapter from On a Clear Day
-Excerpt from 145th Street
All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions.  Read more...


 
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Overview

An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
New Bonus Content:
-Q&A with Walter Dean Myers
-Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard
-Teaser chapter fromOn a Clear Day
-Excerpt from145th Street
All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be aprobasketballplayer, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance but sold out.
As thetournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away, Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they willing to blow the chance of a lifetime?

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  • ISBN-13: 9780307976116
  • ISBN-10: 0307976114
  • Publisher: Ember
  • Publish Date: February 2012
  • Page Count: 183
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Sports & Recreation - Basketball

 
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