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  • The Door of No Return

    The Door of No Return2022

    by Kwame Alexander

    (261)

    Summary: From New York Times Bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes the first book in a searing, breathtaking trilogy that tells the story of a boy, a village, and the epic odyssey of an African family.

    BOOK

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  • Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel

    Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel2020

    by James Patterson

    (3,628)

    Summary: Before he became the legend, Muhammad Ali, young Cassius Clay learned history and card tricks from his grandfather, hid report cards from his parents, and biked around Louisville with his pals. But...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PATTERSON

    Location: Junior Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 2 details

  • How to read a book

    How to read a book2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (2,932)

    Summary: Suggests a method of reading that begins with planting oneself beneath a tree and leads to a book party one hopes will never end.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P EXPLORE ALEXANDER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Explore

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The undefeated

    The undefeated2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,968)

    Summary: An ode to black American triumph and tribulation. Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.6 ALE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The crossover

    The crossover2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (2,480)

    Summary: Thirteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

    BOOK

    Call #: GRAPHIC NOVEL ALE

    Location: YA Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The undefeated [eBook]

    The undefeated2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,937)

    Summary: An ode to black American triumph and tribulation. Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma...  more »

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  • The Crossover Graphic Novel

    The Crossover Graphic Novel2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (52,409)

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  • Booked

    Booked2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (17,046)

    Summary: Nobody can stop Nick Hall -- he's a star on the field, crushing it at school, and getting ready to ask out the girl of his dreams. But then a bombshell announcement shatters his world.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: New YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Rebound

    Rebound2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    Series: Crossover (Kwame Alexander) - #0.5

    (11,836)

    Summary: In the summer of 1988, twelve-year-old Chuck Bell is sent to stay with his grandparents, where he discovers jazz and basketball and learns more about his family's past.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Swing

    Swing2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,859)

    Summary: "When America is not so beautiful, or right, or just, it can be hard to know what to do. Best friends Walt and Noah decide to use their voices to grow more good in the world, but first they've got to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Swing [CD book]

    Swing2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,862)

    Summary: "When America is not so beautiful, or right, or just, it can be hard to know what to do. Best friends Walt and Noah decide to use their voices to grow more good in the world, but first they've got to...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Swing [eBook]

    Swing2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,847)

    Summary: "When America is not so beautiful, or right, or just, it can be hard to know what to do. Best friends Walt and Noah decide to use their voices to grow more good in the world, but first they've got to...  more »

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  • Swing [eAudio]

    Swing2018

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,847)

    Summary: "When America is not so beautiful, or right, or just, it can be hard to know what to do. Best friends Walt and Noah decide to use their voices to grow more good in the world, but first they've got to...  more »

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  • Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets

    Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    (1,669)

    Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 808.1 ALE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The playbook [eBook] : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

    The playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    (2,689)

    Summary: "You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life?...  more »

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  • The playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

    The playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    (2,701)

    Summary: "You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life?...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 796 ALE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The playbook [CD book] : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life

    The playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life2017

    by Kwame Alexander (read by Ruffin Prentiss III)

    (2,701)

    Summary: "You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life?...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK 796 ALE

    Location: Junior CD Books Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Solo

    Solo2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    (11,997)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Blade endeavors to resolve painful issues from his past and navigate the challenges of his former rockstar father's addictions, scathing tabloid rumors, and a protected secret that threatens his own identity.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Solo [eBook]

    Solo2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Blade endeavors to resolve painful issues from his past and navigate the challenges of his former rockstar father's addictions, scathing tabloid rumors, and a protected secret that threatens his own identity.

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  • Solo [CD book]

    Solo2017

    by Kwame Alexander (read by Mary Rand Hess )

    (11,973)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Blade endeavors to resolve painful issues from his past and navigate the challenges of his former rockstar father's addictions, scathing tabloid rumors, and a protected secret that threatens his own identity.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: YA CD BOOK F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Solo

    Solo2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    (11,929)

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  • Surf's up

    Surf's up2016

    by Kwame Alexander

    (1,206)

    Summary: Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P EXPLORE ALEXANDER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Explore

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Booked

    Booked2016

    by Kwame Alexander

    (17,054)

    EBOOK

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  • The crossover

    The crossover2014

    by Kwame Alexander

    Series: Crossover (Kwame Alexander) - #1

    (52,428)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F ALEXANDER

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The crossover [eBook]

    The crossover2014

    by Kwame Alexander

    (52,428)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

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  • The crossover [eAudio]

    The crossover2014

    by Kwame Alexander

    (52,409)

    Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

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  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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