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Book Presintation

Over the book SLAM!
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Kaleb Irvin

on 22 October 2012

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A 17 year old named Greg "Slam" Harris. His disciplined body does what he tells it, the ball is an extension of his arms and his powerful legs allow him to elevate above the ground. Off the court however his life is a mess. His grandmother is in the hospital almost about to die, and his grades are horrible, and his best friend is possibly dealing crack. This is what Slam is facing in life. He wants to go to college then continue on to play for the NBA. Though his grades may prevent him from doing that. So, he gets help from Mtisha, who Slam loves, to tutor him in math so he can stay eligible. Slam's coach doesnt not like slam because he feels is a showboat and coach does not play him. Slam befriends the old basketball coach at Latimer who doesnt just gives him basketball tips, but tips on life to. The climax of the story is when Latimer plays Carver for the right to be the first place team in the state tournament. It puts friend against friend, Slam versus Ice. It is a very tight game all the way but Latimer is victorious. At the afterparty Slam finds Ice dealing crack to a woman. So Slam gets in a fight with Ice and ends there friendship. Description S L A M ! By: Walter Dean Myers Main Charactors: Greg "Slam" Harris (MAIN Character)
Mom (They called her Moms)
Dad (They call him Pops)
Derrick (Greg's Little Brother)
Mr. Tate (Principal)
Mtisha (Tutor)
Ice (Bestfriend) This book is about a 17 year old Greg Harris. On the court, Greg is a beast but his coach doesnt play him because he thinks he is somewhat of a show boat. Off the basketball court, his life is a mess. His grandmother is about to die, his grades are horrible, and his best friend might be dealing crack. Slam wants to go to college and then continue to go play for the NBA. Though his grades keep him from doing that. So, he gets help from Mtisha who is to tutor him in math so he can stay eligible. Slam befriends the old basketball coach at Latimer who not only gives him basketball tips but also gives him tips on life. The climax of the story is when Latimer plays Carver for the right to be the first place team in the state tournament. Slam versus Ice. Im not going to tell you who wins because that is a suprise. Then after the game things go very wrong from there. READ THIS BOOK. ITS GOOD! :) DESCRIPTION SCORE!(: I couldnt find a trailer for this book. Im sorry. That is my prezi. Sorry it was short. i couldnt
think of anything else to put in this... :/
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