Booked

April 5, 2016|
Booked by Kwame Alexander
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In this electric follow-up to Newbery Medal–winnerThe Crossover, soccer, family, love, and friendship take the field 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.

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 . . .

Nobody can stop Nick . . . at least not on the field. Off it is a different matter. But helping him along as he deals with bullies and problems at home are his best friend and sometimes teammate Coby, and The Mac, a rapping librarian who gives Nick inspiring books to read. This 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!
Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker, performer, and winner of the 2015 Newbery Medal for his novel-in-verse, The Crossover. Alexander believes that poetry can change the world, and he uses it to inspire and empower young people. He lives with his wife and two daughters i...
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Title:Booked
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.08 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.08 in
Published:April 5, 2016
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780544570986

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