Directo al Aro = Strong to the Hoop (Paperback)

Directo al Aro = Strong to the Hoop By John Coy, Leslie Jean-Bart (Photographer) Cover Image
By John Coy, Leslie Jean-Bart (Photographer)
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Notable Children's Book, American Library Association (ALA)

In Spanish. James has always settled for watching his big brother Nate play basketball from the sidelines. Then one day, a player is injured and James gets a chance to join the game.

James has always settled for watching his big brother Nate play basketball from the sidelines. Then one day, a player is injured and James is asked to join the older boys' game. This is James' chance to prove himself on the main court, and he knows there is much more than game point riding on his last shot.

Translated from Strong To The Hoop, Directo el aro captures the intensity and emotion of the competition and the urban pace of the game.

About the Author


John Coy is the author of several award-winning books for children, including Strong to the Hoop, an ALA Notable Book and Night Driving, named one of the Best Books of 1996 by The New York Times. Around the World was inspired by Coy's lifelong passion for basketball. Mr. Coy teaches writing to children and has developed an innovative class that combines basketball and poetry. He and his family live in St. Paul, Minnesota. Leslie Jean-Bart photographs and photo collages have appeared in New York Magazine, Newsweek, and The New York Times. A native of Haiti, he received a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University. Mr. Jean-Bart now lives in New York City. Strong to the Hoop is his first book for children. To find out more about Leslie Jean-Bart, visit his Web site: www.lesliejean-bart.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781584300830
ISBN-10: 1584300833
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2002
Pages: 32
Language: Spanish