Dragon Hoops (Hardcover)

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Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he’s seen on a comic book page. What he doesn’t know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons’ lives, but his own life as well.

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In his latest graphic novel, Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.

Gene doesn’t get sports. But at Bishop O'Dowd High School, it's all anyone can talk about. The men’s varsity basketball team, the Dragons, is having a phenomenal season that’s been decades in the making. Each victory brings them closer to their ultimate goal: the California State Championships.

Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he’s seen on a comic book page. What he doesn’t know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons’ lives, but his own life as well.

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ISBN 9781626720794
Length (cm) 17.0000
Width (cm) 5.0000
Height (cm) 23.0000
Publisher First Second
Publication Date Mar 17, 2020
Pages (number) 448
Genre Teens & Young Adult
Author Gene Luen Yang
Signed No
Format Hardcover
Editorial Reviews

While the action on the court is absolutely transfixing (with page layouts often using trapezoid-shaped panels whose diagonal lines amp up the dynamism), the story shines just as brightly off the court when Yang's focus shifts to his own dilemmas and profound insights regarding art and storytelling. ...here [Dragon Hoops] is a perfect entryway into this form [single-season reportage] for teen readers.--Horn Book, starred review

"The full-color illustrations are varied in layout, effectively conveying intense emotion and heart-stopping action on the court...A winner.Kirkus

"Using a candid narrative and signature illustrations that effectively and dynamically bring the fast-paced games to life, Yang has crafted a triumphant, telescopic graphic memoir that explores the effects of legacy and the power of taking a single first step, no matter the outcome." Publisher's Weekly, starred review

"Yang is an extraordinary cartoonist...through recurring visual motifs that connect a champion basketball player to a self-questioning artist to a Russian immigrant with a new idea, he illuminates the risks that every one of us must take and has, once again, produced a work of resounding humanity." ―Booklist, starred review

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