• "This novel in verse is rich in character and relationships . . . Poet Alexander deftly reveals the power of the format to pack an emotional punch"

    Kirkus, starred review
  • "Alexander has crafted a story that vibrates with energy and heat and begs to be read aloud. A slam dunk."

    School Library Journal, starred review
  • "The poems dodge and weave with the speed of a point guard driving for the basket . . . swings from moments of swagger-worthy triumph to profound pain."

    Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • "Full of heartbreak and exhilaration"

    Metro, The Best Books for Young Minds
  • "Mesmerising... a beautifully constructed and powerfully emotional novel."

    Irish Times