The Final Four

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 244 pages
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Four players with one thing in common: the will to win

Malcolm wants to get to the NBA ASAP. Roko wants to be the pride of his native Croatia. Crispin wants the girl of his dreams. M.J. just wants a chance.

March Madness is in full swing, and there are only four teams left in the NCAA basketball championship. The heavily favored Michigan Spartans and the underdog Troy Trojans meet in the first game in the semifinals, and it's there that the fates of Malcolm, Roko, Crispin, and M.J. intertwine. As the last moments tick down on the game clock, you'll learn how each player went from being a kid who loved to shoot hoops to a powerful force in one of the most important games of the year. Which team will leave the Superdome victorious? In the end it will come down to which players have the most skill, the most drive, and the most heart.

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User Review  - Cameron Paynter - Goodreads

This story is about two teams and there very close historic game in the final four going into four over times. Michigan state and the troy Trojans are going head to head to head. there are four main ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kyle Miller - Goodreads

I liked this book, but then again i didnt. It was boring yet interesting at the same time.I think it was mainly because i like basketball, that i liked this book.I gave it a 3 because to me that is ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Paul Volponi is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novel Black & White. From 1992 to 1998, he taught adolescents on Rikers Island in New York City to read and write. Mr. Volponi worked at a day treatment center like Daytop teaching students and helping them prepare for the GED. Mr. Volponi lives in New York City.

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