Series Name: Lockwood Lions: Urban Teen Fiction Flip Book by Stephanie Perry Moore
Theme: Hi-Lo, Jealousy, work ethic, high school life, perspective, point of view, cheerleading, football
Themes: Jealousy, Workethic
Keep Jumping (Cheer Drama): Eager Hallie Ray has finally made the cheerleading squad. If being a cheerleader is measured in heart, then Hallie has it all. But she's jealous of her BFFs. Then a friend lays down the hard truth: Hallie must learn to love without conditions, if she weren't so busy in everybody else's Kool-Aid she would understand that her flavor's sweet enough.
No Hating (Baller Swag): Amir Knight is new to the team; the boy can ball. But Amir's father rags on him about being unworthy because Amir has dreams that don't sit right with his academic dad. He'll never amount to anything if he balls, so his parents forbid him to play. Coach says Amir has talent, swag, and ability. So Amir forges his father's signature on the permission forms.
Grade Level: 9 to 12
Approximate Grade-Level Equivalent for Series: 3.5
Lexile Level: HL640L