The Crossover (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Läsålder
9-12 år
Antal sidor
224
Utgivningsdatum
2020-03-05
Förlag
Andersen Press Ltd
Medarbetare
Anyabwile, Dawud (ill.)
Illustratör/Fotograf
Dawud Anyabwile
Illustrationer
2-colour illustrations throughout
Dimensioner
210 x 140 x 18 mm
Vikt
283 g
ISBN
9781783449590
The Crossover (häftad)

The Crossover

Graphic Novel

Häftad Engelska, 2020-03-05
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'With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . . The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. 'Cuz tonight I'm delivering,' raps twelve-year-old Josh Bell. Thanks to their dad, he and his twin brother, Jordan, are kings on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood - he's got mad beats, too, which help him find his rhythm when it's all on the line. See the Bell family in a whole new light through Dawud Anyabwile's dynamic illustrations as the brothers' winning season unfolds, and the world as they know it begins to change.
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"This graphic-novel adaptation . . . offers powerful visuals to an already-cherished narrative. A slam-dunk thrill" * Kirkus * "A fresh look at the Newbery Medal-winning book . . . stunningly illustrated by Anyabwile. With lively poems that use basketball as a metaphor for life, this mix of free verse, hip-hop, and powerful artwork will resonate with fans of the original book and inspire a new audience of nascent players, artists, and poets" * School Library Journal * "This adaptation evokes the imagery of the basketball, ensuring that readers feel Josh Bell's experiences come to life. An energetic and lively re-envisioning" * Booklist * "Alexander's complex, affectionate family portrait is augmented by Anyabwile's dynamic characterizations . . . the graphic version brings out the best in the original, as any good teammate should" * Publishers Weekly * "A beautifully measured novel of life and line" * The New York Times Book Review *

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Kwame Alexander (Author) Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times bestselling author of 28+ books, including The Undefeated, Booked and Rebound, the follow-up to his Newbery medal-winning middle grade novel, The Crossover. He's also the Founding Editor of Versify, an imprint that publishes fiction and poetry for children and young adults. Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Dawud Anyabwile is an Emmy award-winning artist, illustrator and co-creator of the comic book series, Brotherman: Dictator of Discipline. He has worked for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon as a character designer and storyboard artist, and as an illustrator for several publishers. When Dawud is not working on his illustrations, he is busy volunteering and teaching art classes.