Book Spine Poetry – Ode to Basketball

Lynn: This is just waaay too much fun! Here is my promised poem – an Ode to Basketball in honor of the upcoming Sweet Sixteen. My Purdue Boilermakers survived two rounds but have to play Duke Friday. Gulp.




About the Author:

Cindy Dobrez and Lynn Rutan are Booklist reviewers and middle-school librarians who have chaired both ALA’s Best Books for Young Adults and the Michael L. Printz Award for YA Literature committees. Follow Bookends on Twitter at @BookendsBlog. You can also find Cindy at @cdobrez and Lynn at @482april.

4 Comments on "Book Spine Poetry – Ode to Basketball"

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  1.' Brenda Kahn says:

    She shoots! She SCORES!! Very nice, Lynn!


  2. Thanks Brenda! This poetry activity is as addictive as the tournament ūüėČ

  3.' Scope Notes says:

    This is great Lynn – I like the b-ball theme! I’ll add it to the galley I have going.

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