Kwame Alexander

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Author Kwame Alexander will continue the series on Friday, June 16, at 7 p.m. at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center. Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 24 books, including The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize. Alexander writes for children of all ages. Some of his other works include The Playbook: 52 Rules to Help You Aim, Shoot, And Score in This Game of Life; the picture books, Animal Ark, Out Of Wonder and Surf’s Up; and novels Booked, He Said She Said, and the forthcoming Solo.

Visit Kwame at his website or his Facebook page.