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Strong to the Hoop

Coy, John; Leslie Jean-Bart

Editore: Lee & Low Books, 1999
ISBN 10: 1880000806 / ISBN 13: 9781880000809
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Titolo: Strong to the Hoop

Casa editrice: Lee & Low Books

Data di pubblicazione: 1999

Legatura: No Binding

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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: When 10-year-old James is finally allowed to play basketball with the big boys, he must prove that he can hold his own. It is Skins against Shirts, and James is guarding Marcus, a tall and muscular boy. As James gets into the game, he proves that size isn't everything. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_1880000806

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Riassunto: When James is finally allowed to play basketball on the main court with the older boys, he has to prove he can hold his own. It's Skins against Shirts, and James is guarding Marcus, the biggest Shirt of them all. Marcus is all muscle, but James has skill and determination on his side. In the end, there's much more than the game point riding on James's last shot. John Coy's energetic prose captures the intensity and emotion of the competition, while Leslie Jean-Bart's photo collages convey the gritty pace of the game.

L'autore: John Coy is the author of several award-winning books for children, including Strong to the Hoop, an ALA Notable Book and Night Driving, named one of the Best Books of 1996 by THE NEW YORK TIMES. Around the World was inspired by Coy's lifelong passion for basketball. Mr. Coy teaches writing to children and has developed an innovative class that combines basketball and poetry. He and his family live in St. Paul, Minnesota. To find out more about John Coy, visit his Web site:

Leslie Jean-Bart photographs and photo collages have appeared in NEW YORK MAGAZINE, NEWSWEEK, and THE NEW YORK TIMES. A native of Haiti, he received a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University. Mr. Jean-Bart now lives in New York City. Strong to the Hoop is his first book for children. To find out more about Leslie Jean-Bart, visit his Web site:

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