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The Crossover - Kwame Alexander
The Crossover
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4.06 45
Format: kindle
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it
4.0 The Crossover Book Review
A very deserving Newberry winner. I loved the poetry, the characters and the story about basketball and family. Its very heartfelt. One I will recommend.
Blondie and Read
Blondie and Read rated it
4.0 The Crossover
this book is a quick read and perfect for kids who don't like to read. It's all written in verse, so there's not very many words on a page. good creativity, though not a whole lot of connection with the characters. Then again, I'm definitely not the target age group.
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.5 The Crossover
2015 Newbery Award Winner. With the constraints of being a book in verse, The Crossover felt more like a short story or a novella rather than a novel. Some of the poems were clever, and there were some appealing moments, but I was underwhelmed by the overall production.
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Crossover
I had the extreme pleasure this weekend to be in an audience filled with children’s book writers at the SCBWI conference. The culmination of this event was a keynote by the recently named Newbery winner, Kwame Alexander. Now I am a huge fan of this prize, as it is given to my favorite kind of read-a...
Kim Reads Books About Things
Kim Reads Books About Things rated it
4.0 The Crossover
Last year one of the highlights of my Fall reading was Matthew Quick's lovely Boy21, which only failed perfect marks from me for two reasons: the title character's changing felt the faintest bit unrealistic, and the basketball failed to compel me at all. The Crossover has neither of those problems: ...
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