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HarperCollins, Oct 16, 1984 - African Americans - 280 pages
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A black boy and an emotionally troubled white boy in North Carolina form a precarious friendship.

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Bruce Brooks is an incredibly awesome writer. - Goodreads
Also, I hated the ending of the story! - Goodreads
The writing is pretty great. - Goodreads

Review: The Moves Make the Man

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

Super Simple Summary: Jerome Foxworthy is being integrated into an all white school. Circumstances at home land him in a Home Ec class, where he meets Bix. The strange and sad story of Bix unfolds as ... Read full review

Review: The Moves Make the Man

User Review  - Brandon Farber - Goodreads

I liked this book because every chapter you read is different. The story is about this boy named Jerome Foxworthy and his friend named Bix. Jerome is writing about how he meet his friend Bix because ... Read full review

About the author (1984)

Bruce Brooks was born in Richmond, Virginia on September 23, 1950. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1972 and from the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop in 1980. He has worked as a newspaper reporter, a magazine writer, newsletter editor, movie critic, teacher and lecturer. He has written several children's books including Everywhere, Midnight Hour Encores, Asylum for Nightface, Vanishing, No Kidding, and Throwing Smoke. He has received the Newbery Honor twice, first for The Moves Make the Man in 1985 and then for What Hearts in 1992.

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