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Pick-up Game

A Full Day of Full Court
(Book - 2011 )
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A series of short stories by such authors as Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Joseph Bruchac, interspersed with poems and photographs, provides different perspectives on a game of streetball played one steamy July day at the West 4th Street court in New York City known as The Cage.
Title: Pick-up game
a full day of full court
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 170 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Marc Aronson and Charles R. Smith Jr
Contents: Step into the arena / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Cage run / Walter Dean Myers
Next / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Laws of motion / Bruce Brooks
My boys / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Mira mira / Willie Perdomo
Wild cats / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Virgins are lucky / Sharon G. Flake
El profesor / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Practice don't make perfect / Robert Burleigh
The fire inside / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
He's gotta have it / Rita Williams-Garcia
Back in the day / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Head game / Joseph Bruchac
24/7 / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
Just Shane / Adam Rapp
Represent / Charles R. Smith, Jr.
The shoot / Robert Lipsyte
Afterword / Marc Aronson
Summary: A series of short stories by such authors as Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Joseph Bruchac, interspersed with poems and photographs, provides different perspectives on a game of streetball played one steamy July day at the West 4th Street court in New York City known as The Cage.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Charles R. - 1969-
Aronson, Marc
ISBN: 0763645621
9780763645625
Branch Call Number: y PICKUP 2011
Subject Headings: Sports stories Basketball players Juvenile fiction African American teenagers Juvenile fiction New York (N.Y.) Juvenile fiction African Americans Juvenile fiction Interpersonal relations Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Short stories
Sports stories
Basketball stories
Topical Term: Sports stories
Basketball players
African American teenagers
African Americans
Interpersonal relations
LCCN: 2010038694
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A series of short stories by such authors as Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Joseph Bruchac, interspersed with poems and photographs, provides different perspectives on a game of streetball played one steamy July day at the West 4th Street court in New York City known as The Cage.

Read ten stories about street basketball, from ten different writers, including Walter Dean Myers. RL 4.3 720L


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