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The moves make the man: a novel

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"Brooks's fine first novel has a baskeball theme and plenty of action, but sport is merely the vehicle for delivering a serious story of friendship and madness." ' SLJ.

"Brilliant sportswriting and a trenchant examination of the friendship between narrator Jerome Foxworthy [an African-American seventh-grader] and Bix, a white boy in trouble." ' BL.

1985 Newbery Honor Book Notable Children's Books of 1984 (ALA) 1985 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA) 1985 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction Best Books of 1984 (SLJ) 100 Favorite Paperbacks 1989 (IRA/CBC) "Best of the 80's" Young Adult Novels (English Journal)

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9780064405645
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9780064470223
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Level 5.4, 11 Points
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-11 22:54:21PM
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