The Moves Make the Man

The Moves Make the Man

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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 GlobeÂHorn 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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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback
  • 144.8 x 211.3 x 27.4mm | 532.48g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0060206985
  • 9780060206987

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1,004 ratings
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5 29% (296)
4 29% (290)
3 28% (277)
2 8% (83)
1 6% (58)
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