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Kwame Alexander's The Crossover is brought to life as a graphic novel with illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile With a bolt of lightning on my kicks The court is SIZZLING My sweat is DRIZZLING Stop all that uivering?. Want to see bookish things from me Check out my Youtube channel I received an e copy of this book in exchange for my honest review 355 Stars Josh and Jordan Bell are twelve year old twin brothers Their father was a semi pro basketball player nicknamed Da Man He passed down his basketball knowledge to his boys also talented up and coming players As the boys grow up Jordan s eyes stray away from basketball and move towards a girl leaving Josh feeling left out and abandoned Their father starts to have some health problems and Josh s world is flipped upside down This is the graphic novel version of The Crossover a novel written in verse I like how the text in this was also in verse I really loved the colour choices of black white and orange in this I ve been playing basketball since I was 4 and connected with my Dad through it just like the twins so I related so much to this book I love the relationship dynamic between this family The parents have some great banter between them while still discussing important topics such as the father s health issues I liked how the parents were present in their children s lives and were raising them to be good men I also really liked the sibling dynamic The twins acted like actual siblings arguing at times over stupid things but always coming back together in the end I also really liked the portrayal of Josh feeling hurt and abandoned by his brother when JB started dating Alexis His reaction was what a lot of brothers would have felt and I m glad his parents reacted the way they did Definitely recommend checking this out Doctors, Ambassadors, Secretaries uivering?. Want to see bookish things from me Check out my Youtube channel I received an e copy of this book in exchange for my honest review 355 Stars Josh and Jordan Bell are twelve year old twin brothers Their father was a semi pro basketball player nicknamed Da Man He passed down his basketball knowledge to his boys also talented Engendering Song up and coming players As the boys grow Listening Woman by Tony Hillerman Summary & Study Guide up Jordan s eyes stray away from basketball and move towards a girl leaving Josh feeling left out and abandoned Their father starts to have some health problems and Josh s world is flipped The White Nights of Ramadan upside down This is the graphic novel version of The Crossover a novel written in verse I like how the text in this was also in verse I really loved the colour choices of black white and orange in this I ve been playing basketball since I was 4 and connected with my Dad through it just like the twins so I related so much to this book I love the relationship dynamic between this family The parents have some great banter between them while still discussing important topics such as the father s health issues I liked how the parents were present in their children s lives and were raising them to be good men I also really liked the sibling dynamic The twins acted like actual siblings arguing at times over stupid things but always coming back together in the end I also really liked the portrayal of Josh feeling hurt and abandoned by his brother when JB started dating Alexis His reaction was what a lot of brothers would have felt and I m glad his parents reacted the way they did Definitely recommend checking this out

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The Crossover

?’Cuz tonight I’m delivering raps twelve year old Josh Bell Thanks to their dad he and his twin brother Jordan are kings on the court But Josh has than basketball in his blood he's got mad beats too which help. I have a feeling that this graphic novel version will be a big hit with my 6th grade students The illustrations add another dimension to the story but I have to admit that I actually missed the clean look of the verse and white space

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Him find his rhythm when it’s all on the line See the Bell family in a whole new light through Dawud Anyabwile's illustrations as the brothers' winning season unfolds and the world as they know it begins to chan. 45 Huge thank you to Raincoast for this ARCI adored Kwame Alexander s The Crossover a few years back As a person who has very little interest in sports I loved the way Alexander wove sports and family together through his beautiful poems I loved the Bell family I loved Josh s narration and there was also something about the twists and turns in Alexander s prose that just had me completely head over heelsThis graphic novel version of The Crossover may even be better than the original Having Dawud Anyabwile s gorgeous illustrations accompany Alexander s poetry is phenomenal I felt like Anyabwile s artwork really showcased the heart and soul of the Bell family s trials and tribulations in such a way where it connected to the text perfectly I loved the artwork and how Josh and Jordan were designed and I loved the attention to detail throughout The Crossover is still a wonderful and powerful story about family A lot of what Alexander s words stated in 2014 are just as true in 2019 This edition boasts amazing artwork to accompany Alexander s beautiful words and is a great addition to anyone s graphic novel collection or just for anyone who loves story about family and the turbulence than comes with being a part of one Double Jeopardy unfolds and the world as they know it begins to chan. 45 Huge thank you to Raincoast for this ARCI adored Kwame Alexander s The Crossover a few years back As a person who has very little interest in sports I loved the way Alexander wove sports and family together through his beautiful poems I loved the Bell family I loved Josh s narration and there was also something about the twists and turns in Alexander s prose that just had me completely head over heelsThis graphic novel version of The Crossover may even be better than the original Having Dawud Anyabwile s gorgeous illustrations accompany Alexander s poetry is phenomenal I felt like Anyabwile s artwork really showcased the heart and soul of the Bell family s trials and tribulations in such a way where it connected to the text perfectly I loved the artwork and how Josh and Jordan were designed and I loved the attention to detail throughout The Crossover is still a wonderful and powerful story about family A lot of what Alexander s words stated in 2014 are just as true in 2019 This edition boasts amazing artwork to accompany Alexander s beautiful words and is a great addition to anyone s graphic novel collection or just for anyone who loves story about family and the turbulence than comes with being a part of one


10 thoughts on “The Crossover

  1. says:

    This book was awesome Personally I think that I like it better than the original because you could see the characters and their emotions and you didn't have to imagine them and personally I can make better connections with people in the book if I can see them I also really like a graphic novel so the style of the book was amazing I would re

  2. says:

    Incredible graphic nove

  3. says:

    Want to see bookish things from me? Check out my Youtube channel I received an e copy of this book in exchange

  4. says:

    I was very very curious and honestly excited to see how a novel in verse would be adapted into graphic form So while I was reading this I also read the original so I could check the text for changes As far as I can tell the only change is that a reference to a girl's butt being big became a reference to her mouth being big I don't uite understand why that change was made but okay Other than that all of the poems were

  5. says:

    Dawud Anyabwile's illustrations are beautiful so I hate to say it but I think I missed out by reading the graphic novel rather than the original verse structure I didn't have a sense of the individual poems of where they started and ended and how they look on the page so I think some of the meaning was lostIn any case thi

  6. says:

    I have a feeling that this graphic novel version will be a big hit with my 6th grade students The illustrations add another dimension to the story but I have to admit that I actually missed the clean look of the verse and white space

  7. says:

    The Crossover in graphic novel form was by far way better than in poetry form Even though it is the same story and the same exact events seeing the pictures of every happening helps you illustrate a better picture in your mind and see how the characters fit their descriptions I loved this book the same as the previous Crossover content wise and still would recommend it to anyone especially for people who are basketball lovers a

  8. says:

    I cry everytime I read this book Now in graphic novel format I still cry

  9. says:

    45 Huge thank you to Raincoast for this ARCI adored Kwame Alexander's The Crossover a few years back As a person who has very little interest in sports I loved the way Alexander wove sports and family together through his

  10. says:

    This was fantastic You could really feel the energy and the emotions in this graphic novel which is an adaptation of the original novel with the same name I think kids will love this bookThis is not your typical graphic novel with

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