Dragon hoops

Gene Luen Yang

Book - 2020

Gene understands stories - comic book stories, in particular. Big action. Bigger thrills. And the hero always wins. But Gene doesn't get sports. As a kid, his friends called him "Stick" and every basketball game he played ended in pain. He lost interest in basketball long ago, but at the high school where he now teaches, it's all anyone can talk about. The men's varsity 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. He knows he has to follow this epic to its end. What he doesn't know yet is that this season is not only going to change the Dragons's lives, but his own life as well.

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Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Autobiographical comics
Sports comics
New York : First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press 2020.
First edition
Physical Description
445 pages : color illustrations, 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 445).
Main Author
Gene Luen Yang (author)
Other Authors
Lark Pien (colourist), Rianne Meyers (artist), Kolbe Yang