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Rebound Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he became the jazz music worshipping, basketball star his sons look up to. Free Download Rebound [ Author ] Kwame Alexander [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – thegreatwallonline.us

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  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • Rebound
  • Kwame Alexander
  • English
  • 21 April 2018
  • 0544868137

10 thoughts on “Rebound


  1. says:

    My heeeeaaaarrrtttt Y all know I love The Crossover for obvious reasons This companion book takes a step into the past, telling the story of Josh and JB s dad when he was a middle schooler Reeling from the sudden loss of his father, Charlie Bell is struggling His mom s unable to reach him and afraid that he s going to end up in trouble, so she sends him to spend the summer with his grandparents in Washington DC There, Charlie gets to know his family and, against his better judgment, star My heeeeaaaarrrtttt Y all know I love The Crossover for obvious reasons This companion book takes a step into the past, telling the story of Josh and JB s dad when he was a middle schooler Reeling from the sudden loss of his father, Charlie Bell is struggling His mom s unable to reach him and afraid that he s going to end up in trouble, so she sends him to spend the summer with his grandparents in Washing...


  2. says:

    The way this story stands on its own while beautifully weaving into The Crossover is genius.


  3. says:

    This is a review of the ARC.The first poem in Rebound is a lovely series off fleeting, non rhyming couplets that capture a time, a place, a memory I pulled the book to my chest This is it, I thought.The second poem in Rebound captured the manic, frenetic energy of Alexander s masterful The Crossover it was all sound and feeling, energy and zip, breathlessly exciting poetry I pulled the book to my chest I want to savor this, I thought.Then I got to the first comic, which, in the ARC, is This is a review of the ARC.The first poem in Rebound is a lovely series off fleeting, non rhyming couplets that capture a time, a place, a memory I pulled the book to my chest This is it, I thought.The second poem in Rebound captured the manic, frenetic energy of Alexander s masterful The Crossover it was all sound and feeling, energy and zip, breathlessly exciting poetry I pulled the book to my chest I want to savor this, I thought.Then I got to the first comic, which, in the ARC, is still in sketch mode Even in its zygote stage, I thought, How fresh is this I pulled the book to my chest All the feels, I thought.Alexander s poetry has always struck me as new and innovative, something to marvel at and pore over Unfortunately, that kinetic power starts to feel really forced about fifty pages into R...


  4. says:

    I m not going to say anything about this book until you ve had a chance to read it But, I can tell you this.I am so happy.like so many of you.to get in on the ground floor with Kwame Alexander Reading those first books of a shining star of literature for young people REBOUND is spec...


  5. says:

    You know, Chuck,he says.You re not always gonna swish.You gonna miss some.Heck, you gonna miss a lot.That s the way the real world works.But you gotta grab the ball andkeep shooting You understand Yessir.I tell you what, though,you ll make a lot than you miss ifyou re not always going forthe flashand flair.Try usingthe backboard, son.You got me.You got your grandmother.You got Roxie.You got your mother.You got all of us,remember that Kwame Da Man Alexander has done it again with his You know, Chuck,he says.You re not always gonna swish.You gonna miss some.Heck, you gonna miss a lot.That s the way the real world works.But you gotta grab the ball andkeep shooting You understand Yessir.I tell you what, though,you ll make a lot than you miss ifyou re not always going forthe flashand flair.Try usingthe backboard, son.You got me.You got your grandmother.You got...


  6. says:

    OMG I m in love with this.


  7. says:

    Thanks to HMH Kids for the advance copy of this book for review all opinions are my own I adore THE CROSSOVER, as do my students, and this prequel is just as wonderful While it technically could be read as a stand alone, this story is so muchmeaningful when read with the context of Chuck Bell as the basketball star father from THE CROSSOVER I highly recommend this stellar novel in verse for purchase in all middle grade libraries I will be purchasing for both my elementary and middle Thanks to HMH Kids for the advance copy of this book for review all opinions are my own I adore THE CROSSOVER, as do my students, and this prequel is just as wonderful While it technically co...


  8. says:

    I loved reading Rebound Especially the ending And his grandpa Love him fiercely.And the comics poetry slam in comics And the corny jokes burst out laughing in several places too much sax violins But really, the power of m...


  9. says:

    I love Kwame Alexander s books for how excited kids are about reading them I had it out yesterday while I read a little bit during our independent reading day, and I already had multiple kids ask me if they could borrow it next.


  10. says:

    I didn t think this was possible, but I love this eventhan The Crossover This prequel is expertly written as it makes you forget what you know is coming, but is also so very satisfying as it puts some bows on some answers.The writing is phenomenal, but the characters are ...

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