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The playbook : 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life / by Kwame Alexander ; photographs by Thai Neave.

Alexander, Kwame (author.). Neave, Thai, (illustrator.).
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Available copies

  • 12 of 50 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 50 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch J 796.01 ALE (Text) 34207002061753 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron j796.01 ALE (Text) 75253000056622 Young Hoosiers Checked out 01/23/2019
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 796.01 ALEXANDER (Text) 34706001551060 Young Hoosiers Checked out 01/23/2019
Brownstown PL - Brownstown YA 796.01 A376 (Text) 79361000101704 Young Adult Nonfiction Checked out 01/23/2019
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola YA 158.1 ALE (Text) 33118000179791 Young Adult: Nonfiction Checked out 01/23/2019
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JNF 796.01 ALE (Text) 34304000854428 Juvenile - Young Hoosiers Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 796.01 Ale (Text) 32604000223906 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction In transit -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 796.01 ALE (Text) 39230031902651 Adult Books Checked out 01/23/2019
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL J 796.01 ALE (Text) 38217000597860 Young Hoosier Book Award In transit -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL 796.01 ALE YA (Text) 36241000407211 Young Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 01/23/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544570979
  • ISBN: 0544570979
  • Physical Description: 169 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"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? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us getwhat we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is intended to provide inspiration on the court of life. Each rule contains wisdom from inspiring athletes and role models such as Nelson Mandela, Serena Williams, LeBron James, Carli Lloyd, Steph Curry and Michelle Obama. Kwame Alexander also provides his own poetic and uplifting words, as he shares stories of overcoming obstacles and winning games in this motivational and inspirationalbook just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement."-- Provided by publisher.
"Kwame Alexander shares poetry and inspiring lessons about the rules of life, as well as uplifting quotes from athletes such as Stephen Curry and Venus Williams and other exemplars like Sonia Sotomayor and Michelle Obama in this motivational and inspirational book just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
970 Lexile.
Awards Note:
Young Hoosier Middle Grades Award nominee, Grades 6-8 - 2018-2019.
Subject: Sports > Moral and ethical aspects > Juvenile literature.
Sports > Quotations, maxims, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Athletes > Conduct of life > Juvenile literature.
Athletes > Quotations > Juvenile literature.
Sports > Moral and ethical aspects.
Sports > Quotations, maxims, etc.
Athletes > Conduct of life.
Athletes > Quotations.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation / Basketball.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.

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