Crossover (Graphic Novel), The

by Kwame Alexander

Paperback, 2019

Status

Available

Local notes

Graphic Novel version

Collection

Genres

Publication

HMH Books for Young Readers (2019), Edition: Illustrated, 224 pages

Description

Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Awards

Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Nominee — 2022)

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

2019-09-24

Physical description

224 p.; 8.25 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member lflareads
The Crossover graphic novel is a wonderful adaptation of Kwame Alexander’s original novel. Identical twin boys love basketball and are following in Dad’s footsteps, as he played professional basketball until an injury ended his career. Jordan and Jason may be identical and their love of
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basketball strong, but they are finding themselves growing up. Dad’s tips for basketball are truly more than just basketball lessons. He is giving them lessons for life, as the best coaches of our young people do. Will these lessons stick with his boys when he falls ill? Highly recommend this read!
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LibraryThing member jennybeast
Just as heartbreaking and hard-hitting as the original. Not sure if it's harder to read or easier, for being in a handwritten font.
LibraryThing member LVStrongPuff
This book blew me away. The rhythm of the writing was amazing. I loved the emotion of the writing as well as the art in this book. It is a heartbreaking book, but I loved every minute of it.

Pages

224

Rating

(21 ratings; 4.3)
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