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Rebound / by Kwame Alexander ; illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile.

By: Alexander, Kwame [author.].
Contributor(s): Anyabwile, Dawud, 1965- [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 414 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780544868137; 0544868137.Related works: Prequel to: Alexander, Kwame. Crossover. Spanish.Subject(s): Novels in verse | Basketball stories | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Jazz -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction | Illustrated children's books | Novels in verse | Basketball -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Washington (D.C.) -- History -- 20th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Basketball stories. | Multiculturalism -- Fiction. | Novels in verse. | Historical fiction. | Sports fiction. | Novels in verse.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Rebound.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.5.A44 | Re 2018Awards: 2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee.Summary: In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.Summary: Hoop kings soar / in kicks with wings. / Game so sweet / it's like bee sings. / (OUCH!) / He swished you / in your face. / Stung you like / a can of mace. / These boys so fly / they're outta SPACE! / Before he's Chuck "Da Man" Bell, proud father of Jordan and Josh Bell, Charlie is a kid who dreams of basketball glory. In his mind, he can steal, jump, dunk, and make the crowd go wild just like a pro baller. But when tragedy strikes, Charlie can't help but make all the wrong moves. Will a series of missteps keep him benched, or can he learn how to rebound? Find out in the follow-up to Kwame Alexander's slam-dunk novel The Crossover. -- From dust jacket.
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Prequel to: The crossover.

In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

Hoop kings soar / in kicks with wings. / Game so sweet / it's like bee sings. / (OUCH!) / He swished you / in your face. / Stung you like / a can of mace. / These boys so fly / they're outta SPACE! / Before he's Chuck "Da Man" Bell, proud father of Jordan and Josh Bell, Charlie is a kid who dreams of basketball glory. In his mind, he can steal, jump, dunk, and make the crowd go wild just like a pro baller. But when tragedy strikes, Charlie can't help but make all the wrong moves. Will a series of missteps keep him benched, or can he learn how to rebound? Find out in the follow-up to Kwame Alexander's slam-dunk novel The Crossover. -- From dust jacket.

Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.3 4 194054.

Accelerated Reader 4.3.

Lexile 780L.

2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee.

Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 4.3 4.0 194054.

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