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The Moves Make the Man

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Reverse spin, triple pump, reverse dribble, stutter step with twist to the left, stutter into jumper, blind pass. These are me. The moves make the man. The moves make me.

Jerome foxworthy — the Jayfox to his friends — likes to think he can handle anything. He handled growing up without a father. He handled being the first black kid in school. And he sure can handle a basketball.

Then Jerome meets bix Rivers — mysterious and moody, but a great athlete. So Jerome decides to teach bix his game. He can tell that bix has the talent. All he's got to do is learn the right moves....

About the Author

Bruce Brooks was born in Virginia and began writing fiction at age ten. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1972 and from the University Of Iowa Writer's Workshop in 1980. He has worked as a newspaper reporter, a magazine writer, newsletter editor, movie critic, teacher and lecturer.

Bruce Brooks has twice received the Newbery Honor, first in 1985 for Moves Make the Man, and again in 1992 for What Hearts. He is also the author of Everywhere, Midnight Hour Encores, Asylum for Nightface, Vanishing, and Throwing Smoke. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064405645
Author:
Brooks, Bruce
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Bruce Brooks
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Social Situations - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Basketball
Subject:
Emotional problems
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
HarperClassics
Publication Date:
19951215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.56x5.04x.69 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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