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The Crossover by Kwame ALEXANDER “ With a bolt of lightning on my kicks … The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering ”

12 - year - old Josh and his twin Jordan have basketball in their blood. They ’ re kings of the court, star players for their school team. Both on and off the court, there is conflict and hardship which will test Josh ’ s bond with his brother. In this heartfelt novel in verse, the boys find that life doesn ’ t come with a play - book and it's not all about winning.

October, October by Katya BALAN October and her dad live in the woods. They know the trees and the rocks and the lake and stars like best friends. They read the books they buy in town again and again until the pages are soft and yellow -- until next year's town visit. They live in the woods and they are wild. And that's the way it is. Until the year October turns eleven. That's the year October rescues a baby owl. It's the year Dad falls out of the biggest tree in their woods. The year the woman who calls herself October's mother comes back. The year everything changes.

Tin Boy by Steve COLE Mining for tin in deep, dangerous trenches is the only life that Tono has ever known. Worked to the brink of exhaustion each day, his only escape is in the precious moments when he reads his dad's old comics. In a world of heroes and superpowers, he can forget the terrifying mining pits. But an underwater avalanche, a glimpse of something bright red in the sandy seabed, and a canny sidekick are about to transform Tono's life forever … Fate collides with a stark reality in this truly unique and unforgettable story.

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