One of Josh and JB's teammates and friends. Like Josh and JB, he's very interested in talking about basketball, though he's not as inclined to practice as much; Josh implies that Vondie tries his best to win at wind sprints so that he doesn't have to practice. As Dad's health begins to decline, Vondie texts Josh to keep him updated on the team's status in the championship games and to ask after Dad.
Vondie Quotes in The Crossover
The The Crossover quotes below are all either spoken by Vondie or refer to Vondie. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Houghton Mifflin edition of The Crossover published in 2014.).
Vondie Character Timeline in The Crossover
The timeline below shows where the character Vondie appears in The Crossover. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...events that appear strange or funny because of coincidence. Josh says that it's ironic that Vondie's mom works for NASA, but Vondie hates astronomy. He says it's not ironic that his... (full context)