Black and White
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Black and White

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Marcus and Eddie are best friends who found the strength to break through the racial barrier. Marcus is black; Eddie is white. Stars of their school basketball team, they are true leaders who look past the stereotypes and come out on top. They are inseparable, watching each other's backs, both on and off the basketball court. But one night--and one wrong decision--will change their lives forever. Will their mistake cost them their friendship . . . and their future?An ALA Best Book for Young AdultsAn ALA Quick Pick "Top Ten"IRA Children's Book Award (Young Adult)
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 199 pages
  • 137.2 x 205.7 x 17.8mm | 181.44g
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142406929
  • 9780142406922
  • 343,813

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"Using authentic voices that will draw in both strong and reluctant readers, Volponi writes a taut novel, avoiding didactism and deftly balancing the drama and passion on the basketball court with each boy's private terror and anguish." --Booklist, starred review
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About Paul Volponi

Paul Volponi is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novel Black & White. From 1992 to 1998, he taught adolescents on Rikers Island in New York City to read and write. Mr. Volponi worked at a day treatment center like Daytop teaching students and helping them prepare for the GED. Mr. Volponi lives in New York City.
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Rating details

2,071 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
5 37% (758)
4 34% (714)
3 21% (442)
2 6% (117)
1 2% (40)
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