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Jump Ball: A Basketball Season in Poems

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Publisher Comments:

The Tower High Tigers basketball team is on top of the world and bringing the crowds to their feet in this collection of free prose poems that make up the absorbing story of a championship teams season. Meet Garrett James, the star of the team; Darnell Joyce, the lovable forward with no place to live; and the rest of the players, their families, coach, friends and girlfriends, teachers, and fans.

Synopsis:

Tells the story of a high school basketball team's season through a series of poems reflecting the feelings of students, their families, teachers, and coaches.

About the Author

Mel Glenn grew up in Brooklyn, New York and has been teaching English for twenty-seven years at his alma mater, Lincoln High School. He has won many awards for his writing and is the author of six books of poetry and three novels for young adults. He and his wife, Elyse, live in Brooklyn with their two sons, Jonathan and Andrew.

copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780525675549
Author:
Glenn, Mel
Publisher:
Dutton Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
High schools
Subject:
High school students
Subject:
Young adult poetry, American
Subject:
Basketball teams
Subject:
Young adult poetry
Subject:
Basketball teams -- Poetry.
Subject:
Westerns
Subject:
Novels in verse
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
104-742
Publication Date:
19970831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.58x5.82x.72 in. .69 lbs.
Age Level:
12-UP

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