Now in paperback Longlisted for the National Book Award and a NYT bestseller Soccer, love, and friendship take center stage in this novel in verse by Newbery winner Kwame Alexander.
Can't nobody stop you
Can't nobody cop you...
In this follow-up to Newbery-winner The Crossover, soccer, family, love, and friendship take center stage. Twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams. Helping him along are his best friend and sometimes teammate Coby, and The Mac, a rapping librarian who gives Nick inspiring books to read.
This electric and heartfelt novel-in-verse by poet Kwame Alexander bends and breaks as it captures all the thrills and setbacks, action and emotion of a World Cup match Now in paperback.
Publication Date: 05-May-2016
Publisher: Andersen Press