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Kwame Alexander
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Josh Bell

Josh Bell is the main character and narrator of the novel “The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander. At twelve years old, Josh is the son of Chuck and Crystal, and the identical twin of JB. Josh is taller than JB, and can be differentiated from his brother physically by the long dreadlocks that Josh wears. Josh idolizes his father, a former basketball superstar, and longs to be just like him. Indeed, Josh’s entire life is basketball. It his one true passion in life, and when he plays basketball for his middle school, he feels as if he is doing what he is meant for. When Josh plays, he imagines his dreadlocks are like wings helping to give him flight and completing the image of flight while slam dunking. Despite Josh’s love of basketball, he also excels academically, always making honor roll. Josh’s favorite subject is...

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