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  • Hardcover
  • 224
  • The Crossover
  • Kwame Alexander
  • English
  • 10 November 2019
  • 9781328960016

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characters The Crossover Kwame Alexander ¼ 3 download download ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Kwame Alexander Kwame Alexander's The Crossover is brought to life as a graphic novel with illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile With a bolt of lightning on my kicks The court is SIZZLING My sweat is DRIZZLING Stop all that uivering Want to see bookish things from me Check out my Youtube channel I received an e copy of this book in exchange for my honest review 355 Stars Josh and Jordan Bell are twelve year old twin brothers Their father was a semi pro basketball player nicknamed Da Man He passed down his basketball knowledge to his boys also talented up and coming players As the boys grow up Jordan s eyes stray away from basketball and move towards a girl leaving Josh feeling left out and abandoned Their father starts to have some health problems and Josh s world is flipped upside down This is the graphic novel version of The Crossover a novel written in verse I like how the text in this was also in verse I really loved the colour choices of black white and orange in this I ve been playing basketball since I was 4 and connected with my Dad through it just like the twins so I related so much to this book I love the relationship dynamic between this family The parents have some great

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The Crossover

characters The Crossover Kwame Alexander ¼ 3 download download ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Kwame Alexander ’Cuz tonight I’m delivering raps twelve year old Josh Bell Thanks to their dad he and his twin brother Jordan are kings on the court But Josh has than basketball in his blood he's got mad beats too which help I was very very curious and honestly excited to see how a novel in verse would be adapted into graphic form So while I was reading this I also read the original so I could check the text for changes As far as I can tell the only change is that a reference to a girl s butt being big became a reference to her mouth being big I don t uite understand why that change was made but okay Other than that all of the poems were rendered faithfully in the spaces between drawings This wasn t a traditionally paneled graphic novel but it was still clearly a graphic novel and not an illustrated edition I really loved the energy of the artwork the use of color orange shades of black and blank paper was wonderful My big negative was how much I missed the creative use of formatting and blank space in the original book I don t think it would have been possible to recreate all the formatting and the artwork kind of takes over the work that the formatting did but it s not the s

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characters The Crossover Kwame Alexander ¼ 3 download download ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Kwame Alexander Him find his rhythm when it’s all on the line See the Bell family in a whole new light through Dawud Anyabwile's illustrations as the brothers' winning season unfolds and the world as they know it begins to chan 45 Huge thank you to Raincoast for this ARCI adored Kwame Alexander s The Crossover a few years back As a person who has very little interest in sports I loved the way Alexander wove sports and family together through his beautiful poems I loved the Bell family I loved Josh s narration and there was also something about the twists and turns in Alexander s prose that just had me completely head over heelsThis graphic novel version of The Crossover may even be better than the original Having Dawud Anyabwile s gorgeous illustrations accompany Alexander s poetry is phenomenal I felt like Anyabwile s artwork really showcased the heart and soul of the Bell family s trials and tribulations in such a way where it connected to the text perfectly I loved the artwork and how Josh and Jordan were designed and I loved the attention to detail throughout The Crossover is still a wonderful and powerful story about family A lot of what Alexander s words stated in 2014 are j