By Kwame Alexander

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Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Imprint Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN


Awards and Honors Oregon Reader's Choice Awards 2019 Nominee 2018 Beehive Book Award Winner, Young Adult <br> <i>Booklist</i> 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Contemporary Middle-Grade Novels & Sports<br> Parents’ Choice Awards, Fiction Gold, Spring 2016<br> The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers<br> National Book Awards: Young People’s Literature, 2016 Longlist<br> ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee–Summer 2016, Fiction<br> <i>Kirkus Reviews</i> Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade<br> NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017, Verse Novels<br> <i>Booklist</i> 2016 Lasting Connections, Language Arts<br> ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers<br> YALSA 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adults<br> YALSA 2017 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Fiction<br> Brightly, 16 of the Most Exciting Middle Grade Books to Read in 2016<br> CSMCL Best Multicultural Books of 2016<br> 2016 Cybils Finalist, Poetry<br> ILA Young Adults’ Choices 2017 Reading List*<br> Children’s Literature Assembly, 2017 Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts Award<br>


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Follow-up to The Crossover.

For Nick, playing soccer “is like / never hitting pause / on your favorite ninety-minute movie.” Aside from April, it’s the only thing that brings him joy after his parents announce their separation.
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