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Slam! (2008, original release: 1996)


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LocationCall NumberItem Status
Kids' FictionY/FICTION/MYERS,WAvailable
Kids' FictionY/FICTION/MYERS,WAvailable
Published: New York : Scholastic Inc., c2008
Description:  266, [18] p. ; 18 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780545055741, 0545055741, 0590486683,
Language:  English

"This book was originally published in hardcover by Scholastic Press in 1996."--T.p. verso

Includes an interview with the author

17-year-old Greg "Slam" Harris tells of the year in which he transfers to a magnet school for the arts, a more academically challenging, mostly white school. After being the hot shot star of his Harlem high school team, he has to learn to fit in and be a team player at his new school. He may not be able to do anything about the rest of his life--his relationships with his family and friends, his grandmother's illness, his scholastic difficulties, or what goes on in his Harlem neighborhood--but when he gets onto the basketball court, "Slam" feels in control


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