Kwame Alexander is known for his novels in verse, but he’s also written Poetry nominee The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life, a sort of sports-focused guide to life, success, and happiness. Round 1 judge and Cybils veteran Gary Anderson reviewed this title over the summer on his blog What’s Not Wrong? and said:
The cover nicely echoes The Crossover and Booked, while the contents are delivered in a unique multi-format presentation. Although readers can dip into The Playbook anywhere and flip or click through randomly, the material is organized into sections by topic: Grit, Motivation, Passion, Focus, Teamwork and Resilience.
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