Falling Short Ernesto Cisneros

Falling Short

Author: Ernesto Cisneros
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Book Title
Falling Short
Author
Ernesto Cisneros
ISBN
9780062881724
Ernesto Cisneros, Pura Belpré Award-winning author of Efrén Divided, is back with a hilarious and heartfelt novel about two best friends who must rely on each other in unexpected ways. A great next pick for readers who loved Ghost by Jason Reynolds or The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez. Isaac and Marco already know sixth grade is going to change their lives. But it won't change things at home--not without each other's help. This year, star basketball player Isaac plans on finally keeping up with his schoolwork. Better grades will surely stop Isaac's parents from arguing all the time. Meanwhile, straight-A Marco vows on finally winning his father's approval by earning a spot on the school's basketball team. But will their friendship and support for each other be enough to keep the two boys from falling short?Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Ernesto CisnerosPublisher: Quill Tree BooksPublished: 03/15/2022ISBN: 9780062881724Pages: 304Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.80w x 1.10dReview Citations: School Library Journal 01/01/2022 pg. 69Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2022Publishers Weekly 01/24/2022Booklist 02/15/2022 pg. 56Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2022Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 514934 / Falling ShortReading Level: 4.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7

Ernesto Cisneros, Pura Belpré Award-winning author of Efrén Divided, is back with a hilarious and heartfelt novel about two best friends who must rely on each other in unexpected ways. A great next pick for readers who loved Ghost by Jason Reynolds or The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez.

Isaac and Marco already know sixth grade is going to change their lives. But it won't change things at home--not without each other's help.

This year, star basketball player Isaac plans on finally keeping up with his schoolwork. Better grades will surely stop Isaac's parents from arguing all the time. Meanwhile, straight-A Marco vows on finally winning his father's approval by earning a spot on the school's basketball team.

But will their friendship and support for each other be enough to keep the two boys from falling short?



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ernesto Cisneros
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
Published: 03/15/2022
ISBN: 9780062881724
Pages: 304
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.80w x 1.10d

Review Citations: School Library Journal 01/01/2022 pg. 69
Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2022
Publishers Weekly 01/24/2022
Booklist 02/15/2022 pg. 56
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2022

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 514934 / Falling Short
Reading Level: 4.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7

Ernesto Cisneros, Pura Belpré Award-winning author of Efrén Divided, is back with a hilarious and heartfelt novel about two best friends who must rely on each other in unexpected ways. A great next pick for readers who loved Ghost by Jason Reynolds or The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez.

Isaac and Marco already know sixth grade is going to change their lives. But it won't change things at home--not without each other's help.

This year, star basketball player Isaac plans on finally keeping up with his schoolwork. Better grades will surely stop Isaac's parents from arguing all the time. Meanwhile, straight-A Marco vows on finally winning his father's approval by earning a spot on the school's basketball team.

But will their friendship and support for each other be enough to keep the two boys from falling short?



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Ernesto Cisneros
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
Published: 03/15/2022
ISBN: 9780062881724
Pages: 304
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.80w x 1.10d

Review Citations: School Library Journal 01/01/2022 pg. 69
Kirkus Reviews 01/15/2022
Publishers Weekly 01/24/2022
Booklist 02/15/2022 pg. 56
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2022

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 514934 / Falling Short
Reading Level: 4.5 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 7