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Sep 11, 2007
| ISBN 9780763635602
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Sep 11, 2007 | ISBN 9780763635602 | Middle Grade (8-12)
With pumping, energetic, rap-inspired wordplay, Charles R. Smith Jr. profiles the distinctive styles of the best players in basketballTim Duncan cashes in double-digit points by banking it off the backboard. Kevin Garnett makes his new-and-improved moves in 3-D. As for Shaquille O’Neal, just see what it might take to fill his gargantuan shoes (shown actual size). With pumping, energetic, rap-inspired wordplay, Charles R. Smith profiles the distinctive playing styles of twelve of the best male players in basketball.An International Reading Association Children’s ChoiceA New York Public Library Book for the Teen AgeA Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices List SelectionBack matter includes notes on the poems and an author’s note.
"This book will have enormous appeal for all ages; basketball fans will love it, but so will others who respond to color, lively language, and energy. Readers will experience a wild ride!—School Library Journa (starred review)
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