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Falling short  Cover Image Book Book

Falling short / Ernesto Cisneros.

Cisneros, Ernesto, (author., Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062881728
  • ISBN: 0062881736
  • ISBN: 9780062881724
  • ISBN: 9780062881731
  • Physical Description: 292, 4 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes an preview of Efrén Divided by author (pages 1-4 after the main text).
Summary, etc.:
Best friends Isaac and Marco face various challenges in sixth grade, such as Isaac getting better grades, Marco winning a spot on the basketball team, and both seeing their efforts make a change in their respective family lives. They hope their friendship and support for one another will be enough to help them from falling short.
Target Audience Note:
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 7.0 Accelerated Reader Quiz #514934.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Intermediate, 2025.
Subject: Best friends > Juvenile fiction.
Middle school students > Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Basketball players > Juvenile fiction.
Basketball stories.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Middle schools > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Basketball stories.
Basketball players > Fiction.
Mexican Americans > Fiction.
Middle schools > Fiction.
Best friends > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Genre: Basketball stories.
School fiction.
Sports fiction.

Available copies

  • 62 of 93 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe.


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