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Hoops
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Random House Children's Books 2014
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IL: UG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
740L
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An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young AdultsNew Bonus Content:-Q&A with Walter Dean Myers-Q&A with screenwriter John Ballard-Teaser chapter from On a Clear Day-Excerpt from 145th StreetAll eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be a pro basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance--but sold out.As the tournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away, Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they willing to blow the chance of a lifetime?

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Street Date:
07/29/2014
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780553512120
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Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.6, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
740
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APA Citation (style guide)

Walter Dean Myers. (2014). Hoops. Random House Children's Books.

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Walter Dean Myers. 2014. Hoops. Random House Children's Books.

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Walter Dean Myers, Hoops. Random House Children's Books, 2014.

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Walter Dean Myers. Hoops. Random House Children's Books, 2014. Web.

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