The Moves Make the Man, Brooks, Bruce

The Moves Make the Man

Authors: Brooks, Bruce
Genres: Realistic Fiction
Topics: Friendship, Sports, African American History/Interest
Lexile: 1150
Publisher: HarperCollins
BISAC/Subject: JUV039000, JUV039060, JUV032020
Grade: 8 - 12
ISBN: 9780061919367, Related ISBNs: 0061919365, 9780061919367, 9780064470223
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 256
Synopsis:

Reverse spin, triple pump, reverse dribble, stutter step with twist to the left, stutter into jumper, blind pass. These are me. The moves make the man. The moves make me.

Jerome foxworthy -- the Jayfox to his friends -- likes to think he can handle anything. He handled growing up without a father. He handled being the first black kid in school. And he sure can handle a basketball.

Then Jerome meets bix Rivers -- mysterious and moody, but a great athlete. So Jerome decides to teach bix his game. He can tell that bix has the talent. All he's got to do is learn the right moves....

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