The Crossover by Kwame Alexander is different in that's it's written in verse! Twins Josh and Jordan are both basketball players, but are moving apart in other parts of their life. Then a new girl arrives on the scene, making things more confusing than ever. http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/3259115?query=the%20crossover;qtype=title;fg%3Aformat_filters=6;locg=1
This Black History Month, pick up one of these eight must-read books that will have you rethinking the narrative. Titles from bright new voices like Jason Reynolds and Renée Watson mix with must-reads from pioneers like Jacqueline Woodson, Kwame Alexander, and Walter Dean Myers to form a new library
Cover image for Booked / by Kwame Alexander. Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon 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.