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Swing

Alexander, Kwame, author.

Grand Rapids, Michigan : Blink, [2018]

448 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm

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Noah, who is white, and his best friend Walt, who is black, are determined to woo the girls of their dreams and become star athletes despite being cut from the baseball team and Sam, Noah's dream girl, having him firmly in the friend zone. When Noah finds a stash of old love letters that have the words that he's always wanted to say to Sam, he starts making artwork using lines from the letters. When his art becomes public, and hidden prejudices in the town build to a climax, Noah and Walt have to decide what love, friendship, sacrifice, and the truth mean to them.

Reading Counts: Level 4.1 UG / 5.0 Points / 198316.

Lexile: HL 610L

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ISBN:

9780310761914

LC Call No:

PZ7.5.A44 Sw 2018

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Alexander, Kwame, author.

Title:

Swing / Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess.

Physical:

448 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume nc rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, 10/1/2018

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Reviews Starred, 9/1/2018

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly Starred, 11/12/2018

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal Starred, 11/2018

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates, 10/2018

Summary:

Noah, who is white, and his best friend Walt, who is black, are determined to woo the girls of their dreams and become star athletes despite being cut from the baseball team and Sam, Noah's dream girl, having him firmly in the friend zone. When Noah finds a stash of old love letters that have the words that he's always wanted to say to Sam, he starts making artwork using lines from the letters. When his art becomes public, and hidden prejudices in the town build to a climax, Noah and Walt have to decide what love, friendship, sacrifice, and the truth mean to them.

Target Audience:

4.1.

Target Audience:

9-12.

Target Audience:

HL 610 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS UG 4.1 5.0 198316.

Subject:

Novels in verse.

Subject:

Best friends--Fiction.

Subject:

Friendship--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Baseball--Fiction.

Subject:

Letters--Fiction.

Subject:

Bildungsromans.

AE:PersName:

Hess, Mary Rand, author.

Link:

View cover image provided by Mackin

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