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"A heart-wrenching and uplifting story of survival." -- --Publishers Weekly
Ben Joravsky is a prize winning journalist whose piece about Chicago's Roosevelt High School was chosen as one of 1992's outstanding sports articles. Co-author of Race and Politics in Chicago,he is a resident of Chicago, Illinois.
Co-author of Race and Politics in Chicago,he is a resident of Chicago, Illinois.
It is very detailed, telling the struggles of 2 African American teen, having Hoop Dreams, earning their ways to the top, there are many twists also, from... Read more
This book is a story of a basketball player who makes his dreams come true with persistence and a ambitious will. Read morePublished on October 4, 2007 by Shelondria Gay
Summarized by, Isaac Sarate
Two kids dream of playing basketball is offered a chance to shine. Who will succeed, and who will fail? Read more
this story is about two young boys the grew up off the street playing basketball. They both went to the N.B.A. Read morePublished on January 18, 2007
Hoop Dreams was probably one of the best books I've ever read. I don't think I would have liked it so much if it hadn't been based on a true story. Read morePublished on December 13, 2005 by Kain
The book Hoop Dreams by Paul Robert Walker is one of my favorite books ever. Its a thrilling novel about two kids (Arther Agee and William Gates) that play basketball in high... Read morePublished on January 10, 2005
"Hoops Dreams" tells a great story; one that you don't have to be a basketball fan(or even a sports fan) to enjoy. Read morePublished on October 14, 2004 by Sam Jackson
In this novel, Arther Agee and William Gates are two high school kids from Chicago. The book starts off during there freshmen year and at first they go to the same school. Read morePublished on April 22, 2004 by Ross Gauthier
Hoop Dreams is about two kids who are looking for the best thing in Highschool, a state championship and Not just any State championship, but a basketball one. Read morePublished on April 22, 2004 by Duane Engleman