by Walter Dean Myers
* * * * Stars (Great!)
It’s a book about a guy named Slam. He’s a senior in high school and living in Harlem, New York. He’s really good a basketball and he’s on a team at his school, Latimer. Meanwhile, his best friend, Ice is playing at Carver, Latimer’s #1 opponent. But this book’s not all about basketball. Mtisha, Slam’s crush, tells him that Ice might be dealing. Slam’s grandma is in the hospital and Mtisha is playing hard to get. What will Slam do?