Rebound

Rebound Review

Before Josh and Jordan Bell were streaking up and down the court, their father was learning his own moves. In this prequel to Newbery Medal winner The Crossover, Chuck Bell takes center stage, as readers get a glimpse of his childhood and how he bec...

Title:Rebound
Edition Language:English

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  • Abby Johnson

    My heeeeaaaarrrtttt. Y'all know I love The Crossover (for obvious reasons!). This companion book takes a step into the past, telling the story of Josh and JB's dad when he was a middle-schooler. Reeli...

  • Beth Parmer

    The way this story stands on its own while beautifully weaving into The Crossover is genius. ...

  • Joe

    This is a review of the ARC.The first poem in Rebound is a lovely series off fleeting, non-rhyming couplets that capture a time, a place, a memory. I pulled the book to my chest. "This is it," I thoug...

  • Paul  Hankins

    I'm not going to say anything about this book until you've had a chance to read it. But, I can tell you this. . .I am so happy. . .like so many of you. . .to get in on the "ground floor" with Kwame Al...

  • Christina Hanson

    You know, Chuck,he says.You’re not always gonna swish....You gonna miss some.Heck, you gonna miss a lot.That’s the way the real world works.But you gotta grab the ball andkeep shooting. You unders...

  • Shauna Yusko

    OMG. I'm in love with this. ...

  • Kate Olson

    Thanks to HMH Kids for the advance copy of this book for review - all opinions are my own. I adore THE CROSSOVER, as do my students, and this prequel is just as wonderful. While it technically could b...

  • Mary Ann

    I loved reading Rebound. Especially the ending. And his grandpa. Love him fiercely.And the comics (poetry slam in comics!!!!!)And the corny jokes -- burst out laughing in several places (too much sax ...

  • Rachel Polacek

    I love Kwame Alexander’s books for how excited kids are about reading them. I had it out yesterday while I read a little bit during our independent reading day, and I already had multiple kids ask m...

  • Brittany

    I didn’t think this was possible, but I love this even more than The Crossover. This prequel is expertly written as it makes you forget what you know is coming, but is also so very satisfying as it ...