In this electric and heartfelt follow-up to Newbery Medal–winner The Crossover, soccer, family, love, and friendship take center stage as twelve-year-old Nick learns the power of words as he wrestles with problems at home, stands up to a bully, and tries to impress the girl of his dreams. From the dynamic team behind the graphic novel edition of The Crossover.Twelve-year-old Nick is a soccer-loving boy who absolutely hates books. In this graphic novel version of Booked, the follow-up to the Newbery Medal–winning novel The Crossover, soccer, family, love, and friendship take center stage as Nick tries to figure out how to navigate his parents’ divorce, stand up to a bully, and impress the girl of his dreams. These challenges—which seem even harder than scoring a tie-breaking, game-winning goal—change his life, as well as his best friend’s.
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Kwame Alexander is a poet and the New York Times best-selling author of Newbery Medal–winner The Crossover and Caldecott Medal–winner The Undefeated, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, which was also longlisted for the National Book Award and won a Newbery Honor and a CSK Illustrator Award. Kwame is the founder of Versify, an imprint of HMH. kwamealexander.com, Twitter and Instagram: @kwamealexander.