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"Full of insight about race and ethnicity, this graphic novel intercuts the thrilling wins and crushing defeats of one high school team with basketball’s own turbulent history."—New York Times, from "The 25 Best Children’s Books of 2020"

"Self-confessed nerd Yang would be the first to say it was unlikely that he’d do a graphic novel about sports, but his latest YA opus might be the best comic ever done on the subject, as he follows the fortunes of his high school basketball team in their quest for a state championship."—Forbes, from "The Best Graphic Novels Of 2020"

Gene doesn’t get sports. But at the high school where he teaches, it’s all anyone can talk about. The men’s varsity team is having a phenomenal season that’s been decades in the making. Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he’s seen on a comic book page.

Step out. Walk tall. Discover your legacy.

"Full of insight about race and ethnicity, this graphic novel intercuts the thrilling wins and crushing defeats of one high school team with basketball’s own turbulent history."—New York Times, from "The 25 Best Children’s Books of 2020"

"Self-confessed nerd Yang would be the first to say it was unlikely that he’d do a graphic novel about sports, but his latest YA opus might be the best comic ever done on the subject, as he follows the fortunes of his high school basketball team in their quest for a state championship."—Forbes, from "The Best Graphic Novels Of 2020"

Gene doesn’t get sports. But at the high school where he teaches, it’s all anyone can talk about. The men’s varsity team is having a phenomenal season that’s been decades in the making. Once Gene gets to know these young all-stars, he realizes that their story is just as thrilling as anything he’s seen on a comic book page.

Step out. Walk tall. Discover your legacy.