H.O.R.S.E. (Hardcover)

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One day at the basketball court, two kids, a familiar challenge--H.O.R.S.E.? But this isn't your grandmother's game of hoops. Not when a layup from the other side of the court, standing on one foot, with your eyes closed is just the warm-up.

Around the neighborhood, around the world, off Saturn's rings . . . the pair goes back and forth. The game is as much about skill as it is about imagination.

A slam dunk from award-winning author and illustrator Christopher Myers, H.O.R.S.E. is a celebration of the sport of basketball, the art of trash-talking, and the idea that what's possible is bounded only by what you can dream.

-- "Journal.

About the Author


Like the ballplayers in this book, Christopher Myers defies gravity every chance he can get. Their imagination took them into outer space; his has taken him from Harlem during its Renaissance in "Harlem: A Poem," written by Walter Dean Myers, to vibrant city streets in "Black Cat," from the bounds of Earth with "Wing" and "Fly!" and into a fiercely fought basketball game in "Jabberwocky," by Lewis Carroll.

For these flights of imagination, Christopher has received many awards and honors, including a Caldecott Honor, three Coretta Scott King Honors, three "Boston Globe-Horn Book" Honors, and a "New York Times" Best Illustrated award.

When he isn t working, Christopher plays touch football with a bunch of other artists in Brooklyn, New York."


Product Details
ISBN: 9781606842188
ISBN-10: 1606842188
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (R)
Publication Date: October 9th, 2012
Pages: 1
Language: English

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