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Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION ALE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ALE

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC ALE

Alexander, Kwame

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Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Kwame Alexander shares inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 796 ALE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ALE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ALE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us getwhat we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is intended to provide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Acoustic Rooster forms a jazz band with Duck Ellington, Bee Holliday, and Pepe Ernesto Cruz to compete in the annual Barnyard Talent Show against such greats as Thelonius Monkey, Mules Davis, and Ella Finchgerald. Includes glossary, notes on the characters and songs, and jazz timeline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2011

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ALE
1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF ALE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Alexander 2011

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon 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.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Alexander, Kwame

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Summary: Twelve-year-old Nick loves soccer and hates books, but soon 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ALE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION ALE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshiping, basketball star his sons look up to. A novel in verse with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD ALE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Blade endeavors to resolve painful issues from his past and navigate the challenges of his former rockstar father's addictions, scathing tabloid rumors, and a protected secret that threatens his own identity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blink 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ALE

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach"--Excerpt from Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North-South Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ALE

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Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "Noah and his best friend Walt want to become cool, make the baseball team, and win over Sam, the girl Noah has loved for years. When Noah finds old love letters, Walt hatches a plan to woo Sam. But as Noah's love life and Walt's baseball career begin, the letters alter everything"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blink 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION ALE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ALE

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HES

Alexander, Kwame

Summary: "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: "When a popular football 'playa' and ladies man and the smartest girl in school lead a school protest, sparks fly as their social media-aided revolution grows"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harpercollins Childrens Books 2013

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ALE

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Suggests a method of reading that begins with planting oneself beneath a tree and leads to a book party one hopes will never end.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC ALE

Alexander, Kwame/ Colderley, Chris/ Holmes, Ekua (ILT)/ Andrews, MacLeod (NRT)/ Bennett, Erin (NRT)

Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD OUT

Summary: Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology--written by the best children authors--celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FLY

Summary: From basketball dreams and family fiascos to first crushes and new neighborhoods, this anthology, written by award-winning children's authors, celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FLY

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC FLY

Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J808.1 KWA