The Crossover

Dive into the dynamic and rhythmic world of "The Crossover" by Kwame Alexander, a novel-in-verse that captures the highs and lows of twin basketball prodigies, Josh and JB. Their journey through adolescence is marked by fierce competition on the court, deep familial bonds, and the trials of growing up, including dealing with their father's illness. This topic pack offers students the opportunity to visualize and retell the pivotal moments of Josh and JB's story, encouraging a deeper engagement with the text through identifying conflicts, character analysis, and exploring the novel's unique mood and tone. Engage students in enriching exercises that highlight the book's poetic structure and rich vocabulary. Use the keyword #The Crossover to access all resources from this pack in the Comic Maker, providing a creative avenue to explore this heart-stirring tale.