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Rucker Park—a place where basketballs greatest pro players go up against street legends. Best friends Mackey and J.R. have waited their whole lives to win the basketball tournament here. But when the day of an important game arrives, J.R. is fatally stabbed. While Mackey didnt wield the knife, he feels responsible. Now he has a score to settle, but the killer is watching his every move. Mackey is determined to finish the final game of the Rucker Park Tournament on his own terms. The question is, can he do it?

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Best friends Mackey and J.R. have waited their whole lives to win the basketball tournament at Rucker Park, where their favorite pro ballers squared off against street legends. But the day of their big game, J.R. is fatally stabbed—and its Mackeys fault, even though he didnt wield the knife. Now Mackey has a score to settle, but the killer is watching his every move.

About the Author

Paul Volponi is the author of Rooftop and Black and White, which won the IRA Childre‛s Book Award for Young Adult Fiction in 2006. From 1992 to 1998, he taught adolescents on Rikers Island in New York City to read and write. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670061303
Author:
Volponi, Paul
Publisher:
Speak
Subject:
Law & Crime
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Lifestyles - City & Town Life
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080918
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.54x6.60x.67 in. .60 lbs.
Age Level:
03-UP

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Best friends Mackey and J.R. have waited their whole lives to win the basketball tournament at Rucker Park, where their favorite pro ballers squared off against street legends. But the day of their big game, J.R. is fatally stabbed—and its Mackeys fault, even though he didnt wield the knife. Now Mackey has a score to settle, but the killer is watching his every move.
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