by Bruce Brooks | Grades: 9-12 | Lexile 1150 | Reading Level 7.4
A black boy and an emotionally troubled white boy in North Carolina form a precarious friendship.
Jerome Foxworthy - the Jayfox to his friends - likes to think he can handle anything. He handled growing up without a father. He handled being the first black kid in school. And he sure can handle a basketball.
Then Jerome meets Bix Rivers - mysterious and moody, but a great athlete. So Jerome decides to teach Bix his game. He can tell that Bix has the talent. All he's got to do is learn the right moves...
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