Slam!

Walter Dean Myres

Matthew Rusk- 7th period

HOW DO YOUNG ATHLETES HANDLE THEMSELVES OFF OF THE PLAYING FIELD TO FULLY ENJOY THE GAME?

If you are wondering this or you are a young athlete looking for the answer then this is the book for you. Many kids all over the globe have read this book and enjoyed it very much. Not only do some get pleasure out of reading it but they may be motivated to take there game to a new level.
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Slam is a fictional book written by Walter Dean Myers that was written to influence teenagers. In this book a young African American excels in basketball, but yet has not learned how to keep up with grades or play as a team. In this book you will experience along with Greg also known as Slam how he matures and grows into a great basketball player.

MEANINGFUL QUOTE FROM SLAM!

“Cutting people out of your life is easy, keeping them in is hard.”

REVIEWS AND AWARDS

This book won many literary prizes. Some of them being...

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