Category: Book
By (author): Alexander, Kwame
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Age 10-14
  JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational
  JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  JUVENILE FICTION / Sports & Recreation / Basketball
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: April 2018
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 8.53in x 6.43in x 1.39in
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From The Publisher*From theNew York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander comesRebound, a dynamic novel in verse and companion to his Newbery Award-winner,The Crossover, illustrated with striking graphic novel panels.

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 winnerThe 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 Kwame Alexander, Rebound will go back in time to visit the childhood of Chuck "Da Man" Bell during one pivotal summer when young Charlie is sent to stay with his grandparents where he discovers basketball and learns more about his family's past.  
From The Publisher*From the New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes Rebound, the dynamic prequel to his Newbery Award-winning novel in verse, The Crossover. 
Review Quote*"An eminently satisfying story of family, recovery, and growing into manhood."--Kirkus, STARRED review

"Librarians who delighted atCrossover's popularity will be thrilled with this pitch-perfect follow-up."--Booklist, STARRED review
Biographical NoteKwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times best-selling author of 21 books, including Booked and The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award Honor. He lives with his family in Virginia. Visit Kwame at , on Twitter at @kwamealexander, and on Instagram at @kwamealexander.