The CrossoverBook - 2014
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SchoolCorps2 Sep 04, 2018
Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.
multcolib_northwest Feb 18, 2017
Josh and Jordan Bell (nicknamed JB) were more than twins, they were best friends. But things change for "Filthy McNasty" (AKA Josh) when JB finds a girlfriend and their father's health takes a nose dive. Told in hip-hop poetry, Josh wishes life came with a playbook.
multcolib_kids Mar 20, 2013
Life should be easy if you and your twin brother are serious basketball players, heading maybe even for the pros. But it's not. RL 4.3
multcolib_teens Jul 22, 2015
Josh Bell is a basketball phenom and the son of a former pro player, who has style on and off the court.
The road to basketball greatness does not run true,
as he missteps with his twin brother, his team, and his father.
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Josh Bell, known as Filthy McNasty to those on the court, is one of top two players on his middle school basketball team. The other player is his twin brother, Jordan. The two are expected to become big stars as their father was an amazing basketball player before he retired, known to his fans as Da Man!
Filthy and Jordan are ready for an epic year on their team, taking them all the way to playoffs, when things are complicated by a new girl, who captures Jordan's eye and their father's heart problems.
QuotesAdd a Quote
A simple basketball move
in which a player dribbles
the ball quickly
from one hand
to the other.
As in: When done right,
a crossover can break
an opponent's ankles.
As in: Deron William's crossover
is nice, but Allen Iverson's crossover
was so deadly, he could've set up
his own podiatry practice.
As in: Dad taught me
how to give a soft cross first
to see if your opponent falls
then hit 'em
with the hard crossover.
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