[The Crossover] PDF/EBOOK

Stand why that change was made but okay Other than that all of the poems were rendered faithfully in the spaces between drawings This wasn t a traditionally paneled graphic novel but it was still clearly a graphic novel and not an illustrated dition I really a graphic novel and not an illustrated The Day Christ Was Born: The True Account of the First 24 Hours of Jesus's Life edition I really thenergy of the artwork the use of color orange shades of black and blank paper was wonderful My big negative was how much I missed the creative use of formatting and blank space in the original book I don t think it would have been possible to recreate all the formatting and the artwork kind of takes over the work that the formatting did but it s not the same and it upset me a little Format is really important to poetry and I just missed it is allStill gorgeous The Crossover in graphic novel form was by far way better than in poetry form Even though it is the same story and the same xact vents seeing the pictures of very happening helps you illustrate a better picture in your mind and see how the characters fit their descriptions I loved this book the same as the previous Crossover content wise and still would recommend it to anyone specially for people who are basketball lovers and know the game well It has a great plot and never makes you Bored Or Lose Interest or lose interest a 10 out of 10 This was fantastic You could really feel the PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition energy and themotions in this graphic novel which is an adaptation of the original novel with the same name I think kids will love this bookThis is not your typical graphic novel with text boxes this graphic novel s illustrations and text fill up the ntire page Whether the page includes one illustration or four it is the exact amount that is needed to get the point across With varying sizes of text you will find yourself catching the amount that is needed to get the point across With varying sizes of text you will find yourself catching the of the book as the story unravels Using only shades of orange black and white throughout the book it s amazing how captive you will become to Josh s storyYou see they were twins Josh and Jordan Great basketball players who did a lot together Their father was a legend on the court many years ago Late. Him find his rhythm when it’s all on the line See the Bell family in a whole new light through Dawud Anyabwile's illustrations as the brothers' winning season unfolds and the world as they know it begins to chan. ,


The Crossover

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Want to see bookish things from me Check out my Youtube channel I received an The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, e copy of this book inxchange for my honest review 355 Stars Josh and Jordan Bell I received an copy of this book in xchange for my honest review 355 Stars Josh and Jordan Bell twelve year old twin brothers Their father was a semi
"pro basketball player "
basketball player Da Man He passed down his basketball knowledge to his boys also talented up and coming players As the boys grow up Jordan s yes stray away from basketball and move towards a girl leaving Josh feeling left out and abandoned Their father starts to have some health problems and Josh s world is flipped upside down This is the graphic novel version of The Crossover a novel written in verse I like how the text in this was also in verse I really loved the colour choices of black white and orange in this I ve been playing basketball since I was 4 and connected with my Dad through it just like the twins so I related so much to this book I love the relationship dynamic between this family The parents have some great banter between them while still discussing important topics such as the father s health issues I liked how the parents were present in their children s lives and were raising them to be good men I also really liked the sibling dynamic The twins acted like actual siblings arguing at times over stupid things but always coming back together in the nd I also really liked the portrayal of Josh feeling hurt and abandoned by his brother when JB started dating Alexis His reaction was what a lot of brothers would have felt and I m glad his parents reacted the way they did Definitely recommend checking this out I have a feeling that this graphic novel version will be a big hit with my 6th grade students The illustrations add another dimension to the story but I have to admit that I actually missed the clean look of the verse and white space 45 Huge thank you to Raincoast for this ARCI adored Kwame Alexander s The Crossover a few years back As a person who has very little interest in sports I loved the way Alexander wove sports and family together through his beautiful poems I loved the Bell fa. Kwame Alexander's The Crossover is brought to life as a graphic novel with illustrations by Dawud Anyabwile With a bolt of lightning on my kicks The court is SIZZLING My sweat is DRIZZLING Stop all that uivering?. Mily I loved Josh s narration and there was also something about the twists and turns in Alexander s prose that just had me completely head over heelsThis graphic novel version of The Crossover may ven BE BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL HAVING better than the original Having Anyabwile s gorgeous illustrations accompany Alexander s poetry is phenomenal I felt like Anyabwile s artwork really showcased the heart and soul of the Bell family s trials and tribulations in such a way where it connected to the text perfectly I loved the artwork an Incredible graphic novel adaptation of a student favorite I know this will be another book I just can t keep on the #LIBRARY SHELVES AGES 10 AND UP DAWUD ANYABWILE S #shelves Ages 10 and up Dawud Anyabwile s are beautiful so I hate to say it but I think I missed out by reading the graphic novel rather than the original verse structure I didn t have a sense of the individual poems of where they started and nded and how they look on the page so I think some of the meaning was lostIn any case this is a compelling story about being a teammate and a brother It s a go to recommendation for students who don t consider themselves readers Exile and Pilgrim especially if they play sports They always want to go on to the seuel What can you ask for from a YA read I cryverytime I read this book Now in graphic novel format I still cry This book was awesome Personally I think that I like it better than the original because you could see the characters and their motions and you didn t have to imagine them and personally I can make better connections with people in the book if I can see them I also really like a graphic novel so the style of the book was amazing I would recommend this book to anyone who has read crossover its 218 pages and a uick read I was very VERY CURIOUS AND HONESTLY EXCITED TO SEE HOW A curious and honestly xcited to see how a in verse would be adapted into graphic form So while I was reading this I also read the original so I could check the text for changes As far as I can tell the only change is that a reference to a girl s butt being big became a reference to her mouth being big I don t uite under. ?’Cuz tonight I’m delivering raps twelve year old Josh Bell Thanks to their dad he and his twin brother Jordan are kings on the court But Josh has than basketball in his blood he's got mad beats too which help.

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