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Rebound

by Kwame Alexander - £7.99  Andersen Press Ltd (2018)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781783447206 | ISBN 10: 1783447206

WHO’s the SUPER-duper BOSS?
The baddest you ever seen
A razzle-dazzle mean machine
Who’s that in the house
today?
What did you say?
Doctor Doom
aka The Fantastic Chuck Bell
bringing down the
Boom!

 
It's 1991. Charlie Bell is still mourning his father, and struggling to figure out how he feels for his best (girl) friend, CJ. When he gets into trouble one too many times, he's packed off like the Fresh Prince to stay with his grandparents for the summer. There his cousin Roxie introduces him to a whole new world: basketball. A legend on the courts is born. But can Charlie resist when trouble comes knocking once again?
 
From the New York Times-bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes a stunning coming-of-age novel in verse about basketball, family and staying true to yourself. A prequel to The Crossover, winner of the Newbery Medal, and follow-up to Booked, highly commended for the CLiPPA prize and nominated for the Carnegie Medal.
 
Recommended for readers aged 12+ years

(Price & availability last checked: July 2018)

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