Paperback - 2008
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An exciting, eye-catching repackage of acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers' bestselling paperbacks, to coincide with the publication of SUNRISE OVER FALLUJA in hardcover.

Seventeen-year-old Greg "Slam" Harris can do it all on the basketball court. He's seen ballplayers come and go, and he knows he could be one of the lucky ones. Maybe he'll make it to the top. Or maybe he'll stumble along the way. Slam's grades aren't that hot. And when his teachers jam his troubles in his face, he blows up.

Slam never doubted himself on the court until he found himself going one-on-one with his own future, and he didn't have the ball.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2008
ISBN: 9780545055741


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"I felt a sense of accomplishment after reading this entire book as a kid. It was the first book I read from beginning to end that wasn’t assigned by a teacher." Also available to download on audio.

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cmlibrary_jrobinson Jul 06, 2016

Slam gets his nickname from the way he slams the basketball.Myers' true-to-life story is told by Slam and is filled with humor as well as serious issues.

Apr 11, 2011

whaaaaaaat an awesome book i love this great teen perspective i reccomend to everyonnneeee


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