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SKU AAFT978-0544570986

Kwame Alexander (A)

List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Soccer / Family / Love and Friendship - 2016) 

National Book Award Long List
New York Times Bestseller 

Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can’t nobody stop you/
can’t nobody cop you…

Description: In this follow-up to the Newberry Award winning novel THE CROSSOVER, soccer, family, love, and friendship, take center stage as 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. (320 pgs) Ages 10-12   

This electric and heartfelt novel-in-verse by poet Kwame Alexander bends and breaks as it captures all the thrills and setbacks, action and emotion of a World Cup match!

Grade Level: 5 - 7
Lexile Measure: 660 
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.1 x 8.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 12 ounces