2015 Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winner, The Crossover is a P novel written by Kwame Alexander. This book has won many awards beyond the ones mentioned, and rightfully so. Kwame Alexander tells the story about basketball-playing twins Josh and Jordan (JB) Bell and their lives on and off the court. These brothers learn many important life and basketball lessons from their father, Chuck “Da Man” Bell. The boys (cont.) #ucflae3414su19
This RF novel written by Kwame Alexander is a 2015 Newbery Award and Coretta Scott King Award winner. This bold story is about two basketball playing brothers and their bond being tested in the midst of life experiences. The brothers ultimately renew their relationship and learn it‘s not always about the win.
Strategy: LC, IR
UDL-9.3: Students reflect on their relationships and decisions in life