From the New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes
Rebound, a dynamic novel in verse and companion to his Newbery
Award-winner, The Crossover, illustrated with striking graphic novel
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 worshiping, basketball
star his sons look up to.
A novel in verse
with all the impact and rhythm readers have come to expect from Kwame
Alexander, Rebound will go back in time to visit the childhood
of Chuck "Da Man" Bell during one pivotal summer when young
Charlie is sent to stay with his grandparents where he discovers
basketball and learns more about his family's past.