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Cal is the coach of lonnie's team as a former professional basketball player, he uses all his experience to show the team proper techniques of playing basketball. Complete summary of walter dean myers' hoops enotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of hoops. Walter dean myers: reader's theater production of autobiography of my dead brother by walter dean myers hoops by walter dean myers multimedia resources: 11. Hoops by walter dean myers summary of the book lonnie, a seventeen year old high school senior and super basketball player, wants to show his stuff to the college.
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Walter dean myers realistically reproduces the slang used by the characters, and gives readers a strong sense of life in the ghetto lonnie has little adult supervision but he has values, especially regarding basketball. Hoops by walter dean myers is a realistic fiction book about a 17-year-old named lonnie jackson who is always playing basketball and struggles to live in the ghetto. If slam wants to hold everything together, he'll have to apply his passion for basketball to everything else in his life with an urban, teenage voice, walter dean myers earnestly reflects the hopes and desires shared by many budding hoop dreamers.
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