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SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL and the CLIPPA

'Hoop kings SOAR
in kicks with wings.
Game so sweet
it's like bee stings.'
It's 1988. Charlie Bell is still mourning his father, and struggling to figure out how he feels for his best (girl) friend, CJ. When he gets into trouble one too many times, he's packed off to stay with his grandparents for the summer. There his cousin Roxie introduces him to a whole new world: basketball. A legend on the courts is born. But can Charlie resist when trouble comes knocking once again?
From the New York Times-bestselling author Kwame Alexander, Rebound is a stunning coming-of-age novel in verse about basketball, family and staying true to yourself.
A prequel to The Crossover, winner of the Newbery Medal, and follow-up to Booked, highly commended for the CLiPPA prize and nominated for the Carnegie Medal.
With comic-book illustrations from award-winning graphic novel artist Dawud Anyabwile.

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About Kwame Alexander

 Kwame Alexander   is the  New York Times   Bestselling author of 25 books, including  Rebound  , the critically acclaimed prequel to the 2015 Newbery Medal-winning  The Crossover  . The recipient of the 2017 Inaugural Pat Conroy Legacy Award, Kwame lives with his family in Virginia.
 
  www.kwamealexander.com
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About Dawud Anyabwile

Kwame Alexander (Author)
Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker, performer, and winner of the Newbery Medal for his novel-in-verse, The Crossover. He conducts creative writing workshops in middle and high schools, often reaching more than five hundred students monthly. He lives with his wife and two daughte

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