By Kwame Alexander and Illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile,
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.