4 edition of Holdup at the crossover found in the catalog.
Holdup at the crossover
Robert Everett McAdam
Recounts special moments and achievements in sports. Includes athletes O. J. Simpson, Anne Henning, Ivory Crochett, Juan Marichal, Mark Spitz, Dave Attle, Joan Joyce, Larry Mahan, and Johnny Bench.
|Statement||by Robert McAdam ; ill. by Pete Bentovoja.|
|Series||His Play the game ; book 7|
|LC Classifications||GV697.A1 M26 bk. 7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||56 p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
|LC Control Number||76013761|
Download an educator's guide to the Newbery Medal-winning book The Crossover by Kwame Alexander. In this middle grade novel told in dynamic verse, twelve-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and . The Crossover will make a great bridge to books like Matthew Quick’s Boy21, too, both because of the content and the well-drawn, dynamic, and memorable characters. You know exactly the kid who needs this book, who will fall in love with this book, and most important, who will see himself in this book.
BOOKS the Crossover *THE NEWBERY MEDAL* PUBLISHED: March, indiebound; amazon; Alexander fully captures Josh's athletic finesse and coming-of-age angst in a mix of free verse and hip-hop poetry that will have broad appeal This will inspire budding players and poets alike." —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred. on the floor, while I MOVING & GROOVING Swooooooooooooosh in ROCKING.. Resources (A.K.A Filthy McNasty.) 1 to finish with a fierce finger roll Straight in the hole: and my dipping will leave you S L I P P I N G POPing and This is a book report on the book "The.
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Therefore, when I came across The Crossover, it intrigued me. The talented author Kwame Alexander did not disappoint. The book contains a tight plot that encompasses family, friendship, love, health, and more.
Kwame accomplishes a difficult and ambitious masterpiece by telling Holdup at the crossover book story in short rhythmic verses/5(). This crime story, as in Fields' novel-in-poems After the Death of Anna Gonzales (), uses multiple perspectives to chronicle a high-interest event, in this case the holdup of teen employees at a fast-food franchise/5(4).
The Crossover Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Crossover is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the : Kwame Alexander. Dad steals the ball from Josh's crossover and then collapses from a heart attack.
Josh performs CPR. The doctor tries to comfort Josh, JB, and Mom as he explains that Dad has a myocardial infarction and is in a coma. He encourages them to talk to Dad, but Josh is angry and doesn't want to talk when it's unclear if Dad can hear him. The Crossover is a novel-in-verse about Josh, a.k.a.
Filthy (narrator) and his twin brother Jordan (J.B.), junior high school students who both love basketball. Basketball jargon throughout the narrative doubles as narrative detail; for example, the titular crossover is not only a basketball maneuver, but also significant phrasing within the story/5.
The Crossover study guide contains a biography of Kwame Alexander, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education The Crossover.
By Kwame Alexander. Grades. Z. Genre. Fiction. Josh and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood. “The Crossover” is a young adult novel by Kwame Alexander that follows the life experiences of year-old basketball player Josh Bell across several months in the autumn and early winter of his seventh-grade year at Reggie Lewis Middle School.
Divided into six sections, The Crossover is intentionally comprised of different types of poetry including free verse, haiku, list poems, rap and rhyme. Kwame’s attempt to offer true diversity of verse drives his goal to hook young, reluctant readers into falling in love with a book. The title of this book (The Crossover) is an important phrase and idea throughout the book.
It refers to a basketball move (described in the first “vocabulary” poem) as well as to (spoiler alert) the death of the boys’ father. Tell students to watch for the use of the phrase and talk about how it can be understood in each of the poems.
Family. Family is an important theme in the novel “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander. Family, thematically, involves mutual love, compassion, loyal between, as well as emotional, physical, and even spiritual support and encouragement of individuals who may or may not be blood-related, but who still behave according to the typical family structure.
Parents need to know that author and poet Kwame Alexander's The Crossover is a poignant novel in verse that mixes basketball, family, and coming-of-age themes and includes serious issues regarding adult health and a parent's life-threatening condition.
It won the Newbery Medal and a Coretta Scott King Book Honor, and may inspire a discussion about healthy lifestyle choices. “The Crossover” Discussion Questions 1. Josh has many identities in this book--son, brother, basketball player, poet, and friend.
At times he likes his nickname “Filthy McNasty,” but at other times he wants to be called “Josh.” How is Josh different from “Filthy McNasty”. Is either personality dominant. It’s a fool’s game to buy a new car with the hopes it’ll go up in value.
However, buying a vehicle that holds its value well is another story entirely. Kelley Blue Book, which tracks. Lynne Griffin is a nationally recognized expert on relationships and family life.
She is the author of the acclaimed novels Sea Escape (Simon & Schuster, ) and Life Without Summer (St. Martin’s Press, ). She has also written the nonfiction guide Let’s Talk About It: Adolescent Mental Health (SixOneSeven Books, ) and its companion novel Girl Sent Away (SixOneSeven Books, The style has a uniqie feature of writing.
It is in a series of poems with diffrent fonts. Its almost like a jornle of each day explaniing an important part of his days. The point of view is taken in the first person beascuse the kid tells the story from his point of view. New York Times bestseller ∙ Newbery Medal Winner ∙Coretta Scott King Honor Award ∙ YALSA Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults∙ YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers ∙Publishers Weekly Best Book ∙ School Library Journal Best Book∙ Kirkus Best Book "A beautifully measured novel of life and line." —The New York Times Book Review "With a bolt of /5(41).
Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker and performer. He conducts creative writing workshops in middle and high schools, often reaching more than students monthly. He lives with his wife and two daughters in the Washington, D.C.
area. Visit his website at 4/5(K). I don’t think there’s anything wrong with trying to market books specifically to out-of-school young men and women.
Quite the reverse. But I’m not sure if it actually works. And it can become a real problem if a writer falls between two stools–not becoming crossover, but rather disappearing into a never-never land of failed marketing.
A great quick YA read. Told from multiple perspectives, Holdup details a robbery at Burger Heaven in four parts. First you read about the Saturday shift workers, second the planning by the robbers, then the robbery and finally a follow up one year later.
It’s a fascinating little /5(31). The Crossover won the Newbery Medal in and was also recognized as an Honor book for the Coretta Scott King award. Alexander lives in Reston, Virginia and when he's not writing, he runs programs to introduce children to writing and publishing.Start studying The Crossover.
Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.These components make The Crossover a fascinating opportunity for exploration as a schoolwide read-aloud.
Imagine reading it as a community, students talking about Josh’s perspective and decisions, students bringing some of Josh’s questions — or his parents’ answers — .