1 New York Times bestseller Mike Lupica makes his return to the basketball court ! There’s a reason teammates call him “True.” Because for basketball. 27 Feb True Legend By: MIke Lupica Major Characters: Drew “True” Robinson- Drew Robinson is a high school basketball superstar who plays for. 27 Sep Review. True Legend. by Mike Lupica. From the time he is old enough to hold a basketball and shoot hoops with older kids in his New York City.

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In the story, the main character is Drew Robinson he is a junior in high school and is the best high school player in the country. Mikr things he did for Drew, I could honestly never do for my friends.

Do you really want to delete this prezi? Overall this is one of the best books I have ever read and I recommend this book to anyone who likes sports and is in to a good book. On top of having issues with school, he was also having trouble dealing with the media and his own big head. The old man had been sitting high in the stands watching and Drew caught him shaking his head after Drew had not passed the ball, costing his team the game. In this age of street agents promising riches to kids barely out of elementary school and college programs being taken down because of recruiting violations, True Legend is a resonant and inspiring novel in the Lupica tradition.

Drew, also known as True because his game was too true, was given everything. It wasn’t until Drew met a “P Title: They call him True Robinson but Drew really learns how to become true to himself before its too late.

Urban had been living near Drew now for quite a while, and he had a job working for the city. He was a different guy who had a similar incident over in Europe when he play professional basketball. Characterization Drew’s character is pulled into question a lot throughout this book.

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This did not stop Drew from luoica to the old run down basketball court near his house very late at night. Drew was a very interesting character. Together they discover that the man’s name is Donald “Urban Legend” Sellers but they come across something unexpected. His best buddy, Lee, would do it.

Nov 20, Kent Mangum tfue it it was amazing. He started to become a better basketball player, and more importantly, a better person. Stay in Touch Sign up. Constrain to simple back and forward steps.

Drew is slacking off of all his papers and reports and uses one of his teammates to do it all for him.

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It was about a high school kid that plays basketball and that’s kind of where I’m at right now. Sep 04, Minutes Middle Grade lu;ica and up. Callie, his almost-girlfriend, also helps him through tough times, along with his coach and school teachers. This book relates a lot to Glenbrook North because about 10 years ago, we had a basketball player named Jon Scheyer who is basically a legend now. There was nothing fancy about this park. He was an excellent basketball player and wanted to grow up and be a pro.

These two created a strong relationship together. Drew rrue in his game and ended up winning. This realization might be just what Drew needs to get back on track. Drew hopped in Mr. Advanced students would most likely think that this story is too easy, but it is up to them to decide.

School Library Journal Review Gr 8 Up-Lupica scores another winner with this cautionary tale of Drew “True” Robinson, a high school junior basketball phenom who almost gets lost in the perks and fame that come his way.

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Dec 08, Gus rated it really liked it. Copy code to clipboard. Drew Robinson was a tremendous athlete.

He st True Legend is one of the greatest books that I have read where the author ties in a good theme within the main plot which was basketball. I did not like the way Drew was treated by Seth.


Parker, he was selected by the Parker estate to continue the Sunny Randall series. Drew’s team ends up making it to the championship. LeBron Junior, some people even called Drew that, not because of the way he played or looked–he was half a foot shorter than the real LeBron–but because he’d made that kind of trke for himself before he was lehend a junior in high school. Until, he meets an old basketball player that faked his own death to go undercover and live his own life, his name is Urban Sellers, he is very wise and doesn’t like True Robinson, and tells True Legend is about a Highschool basketball player who is really good at the game, in fact, he is one of the best mkke the country if not the world.

This book provides an legwnd that life is bigger than a tre or sport. As of that day, he had been getting more and more attention as he lit up the court. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Only tonight neither one of them was alone. When he meets Donald all of that changes. Drew tried to confront him but as leegnd as he did the man ran away. When Drew finally does meet him, he realizes they have a lot in common. I recommend this book to high school athletes who are good enough to play at the college or professional level.

Gilbert takes Drew to a party at his house with some big name people. The guy was six three or six four, easy. The man confirmed that he was the man that Drew had been researching.