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This is a nice summary of phil's teachings i am writing a web page & blog on drumming & basketball in the hopes of answering where does the shot come from it is complex i believe basketball came from outside sources or shamans, no from james naismith as is written 2 years ago reply. Hoops has 2387 ratings and 311 reviews edit: changed my review to 3 stars because of the true emotional impact and deeper meaning at the end of the book hoops by walter dean myers is a realistic fiction book about a 17-year-old named lonnie jackson who is always playing basketball and struggles to live in the. Deuker (painting the black, 1997) weaves wide bands of fast break, pulse- pounding basketball action into this piercing exploration of family loyalties and parental failure prepared by years of practice, nick marches triumphantly into high school, through basketball tryouts and onto the team—along with. As a trainer, ravin has helped hone the skills of some of pro basketball's biggest names, including lebron james and carmelo anthony his arrival at this starry occupation was hardly glamorous the pr.
This book was one of my all time favorites deuker does a great job of showing the drive that a kid needs in order to be a champion and how you shouldn't judge someone until you get to know them the multiple conflicts that deuker brings to the table really make this novel a winner read full review. “any time we wanted to go out and play,” brown recalled, “she used to make us do hooked on phonics when we were younger, write book reports, all that stuff that we hated” over a decade later, when brown began studying at the university of california, he learned that his grandmother's early education.
Night hoops user review - jane doe - kirkus deuker (painting the black, 1997) weaves wide bands of fastbreak, pulse-pounding basketball action into this piercing exploration of family loyalties and parental failure prepared by years of read full review. Librarything review user review - br13brsi - librarything the book is about a boy named lonnie jackson he lives in a tough neighborhood in harlem his father left him when he was little and he drinks alcohol at the age of 16 he gets into the city read full review. All about hoops by walter dean myers librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers the main characters in the book hoops are lonnie jackson, his mom, and his basketball coach this book takes place in new york city, 1960 the theme is basketball 1 review, add a review, thingscore 100.
Sophiescribe: 'all in all, i'd recommend this book as a light, funny holiday read, but perhaps one to borrow from the library rather than buy. An ala-yalsa best book for young adultsnew bonus content:-q&a with walter dean myers-q&a with screenwriter john ballard-teaser chapter from so i knew what to expect when i first started reading this i was always wanted to keep reading the basketball aspect made this story read full review. Librarything review user review - nmspring08kchrist - librarything this book was very interesting i like reading walter dean myers so i knew what to expect when i first started reading this i was always wanted to keep reading the basketball aspect made this story read full review.