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Booked|Kwame Alexander

Overview

In this electrifying follow-up to Kwame Alexander's Newbery winner The Crossover, soccer, family, love, and friendship take center stage. A New York Times bestseller and National Book Award Longlist nominee.

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 bends and breaks as it captures all the thrills and setbacks, action and emotion of a World Cup match.

"A novel about a soccer-obsessed tween boy written entirely in verse? In a word, yes. Kwame Alexander has the magic to pull off this unlikely feat, both as a poet and as a storyteller. " --The Chicago Tribune

Can't nobody stop you

Can't nobody cop you...

ILA-CBC Children's Choice List- ALA Notable Children's Book - Book Links' Lasting Connections - Kirkus Best Book - San Francisco Chronicle Best Book- Washington Post Best Book- BookPage Best Book

  • ISBN-13: 9781328596307
  • ISBN-10: 1328596303
  • Publisher: Clarion Books
  • Publish Date: March 2019
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
  • Page Count: 336
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-12