DIVerse Families
 
Night Hoops

Title

Night Hoops

Authors

Carl Deuker

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Company

Pages

224 pages

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780547248912

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents

Annotation

While trying to prove that he is good enough to be on his high school's varsity basketball team, Nick must also deal with his parents' divorce and the erratic behavior of a troubled classmate who lives across the street.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Beehive Book Award, 2002; Nominee; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Golden Sower Award, 2003, Winner, Young Adult

Keywords

friendship; basketball; teamwork; trumpet; love

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Night Hoops

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