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Night Hoops

Title

Night Hoops

Authors

Carl Deuker

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Company

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780547248912

Pages

224 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

divorced parents

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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