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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

The Fifth Quarter

The Fifth Quarter by Mike Dawson is a middle-grade graphic novel duology about a girl named Lori Block who deals with her insecurities through her love of basketball.

Follow Lori as she builds her self-confidence off the court and works on her basketball skills on the hardwood in The Fifth Quarter and The Fifth Quarter: Hard Court. Featuring award-winning Dawson’s engaging and humorous illustrations throughout.

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    • The Fifth Quarter

    • The Fifth Quarter
      Mike Dawson
      First Second

    • Get ready to hit the court in this heartfelt, sporty, graphic novel, the first in Mike Dawson's middle-grade duology about a girl who deals with her insecurities through her love of basketball....

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook

Mike Dawson

Mike Dawson is the author of several graphic novels and comics collections. His work has appeared at The Nib, Slate, and The New Yorker, and has been nominated for multiple Eisner and Ignatz Awards, as well as the Slate Cartoonists Studio Prize. He lives at the Jersey Shore with his wife and children.

credit: Ted Terranova

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