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Title Pick-up game : a full day of full court / edited by Marc Aronson and Charles R. Smith Jr.

Imprint Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Fiction  SO F Pick    ---  DUE 11-02-18 Billed
Edition 1st ed.
Description 170 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Summary A series of short stories by such authors as Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, and Joseph Bruchac, interspersed with poems and photographs, provides different perspectives on a game of streetball played one steamy July day at the West 4th Street court in New York City known as The Cage.
Contents Step into the arena / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Cage run / Walter Dean Myers -- Next / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Laws of motion / Bruce Brooks -- My boys / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Mira mira / Willie Perdomo -- Wild cats / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Virgins are lucky / Sharon G. Flake -- El profesor / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Practice don't make perfect / Robert Burleigh -- The fire inside / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- He's gotta have it / Rita Williams-Garcia -- Back in the day / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Head game / Joseph Bruchac -- 24/7 / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- Just Shane / Adam Rapp -- Represent / Charles R. Smith, Jr. -- The shoot / Robert Lipsyte -- Afterword / Marc Aronson.
Study Program AR RL 4.3 5.0 PHS
Local Note 56
Subject Basketball stories.
Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Author Aronson, Marc.
Smith, Charles R., 1969-
ISBN 9780763645625 (hbk.)
0763645621 (hbk.)

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