The Crossover Summary
Kwame Alexander

Everything you need to understand or teach The Crossover by Kwame Alexander.

  • The Crossover Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Crossover Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Crossover Overview

The Crossover is a young adult novel in verse by American author Kwame Alexander. This award-winning verse novel focuses on the lives of African American twin brothers Josh and Jordan Bell as they journey through junior high school, face family crises, and struggle with sibling rivalry. The poems that comprise the book and relate its narrative explore themes of family, coming of age, and contending with anger against the motifs of basketball and flight.

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Lesson Plan

The Crossover Lesson Plans contain 121 pages of teaching material, including:

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