Dragon Hoops

March 17, 2020|
Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang
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In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.

Gene understands stories-comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins.

But Gene doesn''t get sports. As a kid, his friends called him "Stick" and every basketball game he played ended in pain. He lost interest in basketball long ago, but at the high school where he now teaches, it''s all anyone can talk about. The men''s varsity team, the Dragons, is having a phenomenal season that''s been decades in the making. Each victory brings them closer to their ultimate goal: the California State Championships.

Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he''s seen on a comic book page. He knows he has to follow this epic to its end. What he doesn''t know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons''s lives, but his own life as well.

Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic novels. American Born Chinese, his first graphic novel from First Second Books, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. His two-volume graphic novel Boxers & Saints won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was ...
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Title:Dragon Hoops
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:448 pages, 8.79 X 6.62 X 1.61 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 8.79 X 6.62 X 1.61 in
Published:March 17, 2020
Publisher:first second
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781626720794

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