Hoops

  • Publish Date: 2012-02-14
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Walter Dean Myers
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An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults

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-Q&A with Walter Dean Myers
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-Teaser chapter fromOn a Clear Day
-Excerpt from145th Street

All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be aprobasketballplayer, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chancebut sold out.

As thetournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away, Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they willing to blow the chance of a lifetime?


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