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FC: Kasino Thomas 1st English 1

1: Hoops

2: THE BIG APPLE | Walter Dean Myers | Sports Fiction | Author | Genre

3: It takes place in New York. Most of it is in Harlem | Setting

4: Hoops started off introducing Lonnie and telling telling about his family. He gets a job at a hotel called "The Grant". He stays there when him and his my argue. One night he decides to go play ball. While he's trying to play there is a drunk man on the court. Lonnie tells him to get off the court and the drunk mas tries to stab him, then the man left. | Summary | The theme is that, if you like doing something no one can make you stop doing it

5: A man announces that Harlem is going to have a big basketball tournament. It would have scouts from colleges looking at players. Lonnie made the team but later on that day he found out that the drunk man was the coach. He wasn't gone play but then he did. Him and the coach got real close. He told Lonnie about his past and helps him with his game. People don't want Cal team to win because of his history in the past. they tried to offer him some money to not play Lonnie, but he played him and they won | This theme is that, what you did in the past doesn't mean you have to do in the future

6: Main Characters | Lonnie | He is 18 years old. He lives in a hotel most of the story. Thats were he works. He stay there when him and his mom argue. he likes to play ball and he really good at it

7: Cal (Coach) | I don't know his age. Years ago he used to play in the NBA. Then he started gambling and that was the end of his NBA career. Now he's Lonnie coach for a basketball tournament.

8: The internal is when Lonnie decides to go play basketball, and a drunk man is on the court. He tried to kick the drunk off the court and the drunk tried to stab him. | The external to that was that the drunk who tried to stab him became his basketball coach for a tournament. | Resolution

9: The internal was that Cal was a big time player in the NBA, and then he started having a big time gambling problem. | The external of that was that Cal who was a big time player in the NBA was kicked out of the NBA for gambling on games and he lost hid wife.

10: Myers was born was bored in Martinsburg,West Virgina. He grew up with his father and his seven little brothers and sisters. | Author | Walter Dean Myers

11: I like the book "Hoops" because its about basketball, and i like basketball. I like Lonnie cause he;s similar to me in some ways. The things i didn't like is, one minute it was good then it just got bored, but over all i liked the book.

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Kasino Thomas
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