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The Moves Make the Man

(1984)
A novel by

 
Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel (nominee)


Reverse spin, triple pump, reverse dribble, stutter step with twist to the left, stutter into jumper, blind pass. These are me. The moves make the man. The moves make me.

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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Hardback Editions

April 1987 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-8085-9370-6 / 978-0-8085-9370-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
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January 1996 : USA Turtleback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-606-09638-8 / 978-0-606-09638-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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January 1996 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-613-86711-4 / 978-0-613-86711-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval
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January 1996 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-8124-5171-6 / 978-0-8124-5171-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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December 1988 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man: A Novel (Isis Large Print for Children Cornerstone)
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 1-55736-048-0 / 978-1-55736-048-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Cornerstone Books
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April 1987 : USA Turtleback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-606-07894-0 / 978-0-606-07894-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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September 1984 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-06-020679-9 / 978-0-06-020679-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 1984 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-06-020698-5 / 978-0-06-020698-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Paperback Editions

December 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-06-447022-9 / 978-0-06-447022-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperTeen
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December 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man (Newbery Honor Book)
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-06-440564-8 / 978-0-06-440564-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The moves make the man: A novel
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-590-43198-6 / 978-0-590-43198-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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June 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man (Horizons)
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-330-30236-1 / 978-0-330-30236-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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April 1987 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-694-05604-9 / 978-0-694-05604-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
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December 1985 : USA Paperback

Title: The Moves Make the Man: A Filmstrip Dramatization (The Newbery Award series)
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-676-31263-2 / 978-0-676-31263-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Audio Editions

August 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
Publisher: HarperAudio
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1996 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 1-4025-5402-8 / 978-1-4025-5402-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
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1995 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0-7887-0829-5 / 978-0-7887-0829-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

July 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Moves Make the Man
Author(s): Bruce Brooks
Publisher: HarperCollins
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