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Kwame Alexander

  • 5 stars across 13 books
    Kwame Alexander is the New York Times Bestselling author of 25 books, including Rebound , the critically acclaimed prequel to the 2015 Newbery Medal-winning The Crossover . The recipient of the 2017 Inaugural Pat Conroy Legacy Award, Kwame lives with his family in Virginia.

    www.kwamealexander.com
    Twitter: @kwamealexander
    Instagram: @kwamealexander

    Kadir Nelson is a two-time Caldecott Honor recipient. Among his other awards are an NAACP Image Award, and the 2009 and 2014 Coretta Scott King Author Award. His work has appeared in The New York Times , Sports Illustrated , and The New Yorker . He lives in Los Angeles, CA.

    www.kadirnelson.com
    Twitter: @kadirnelson
    Instagram: @kadirnelson
    5th April 2018

    Rebound

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL and the CLIPPA 'Hoop kings SOAR in kicks with wings. Game so sweet it's like bee sti... More

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    5th May 2016

    Booked

    Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to g... More

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    8th October 2015

    The Crossover

    'With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . . The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz... More

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    15th May 2018

    Surf's Up

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    23rd July 2019

    Swing

    New York Times bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess ( Solo ) tell this lyrical story about hop... More

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    23rd July 2019

    Solo

    New York Times bestseller! Blade never asked for a life of the rich and famous. In fact, he'd give anyt... More

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    25th July 2019

    How to Read a Book

    A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New Yo... More

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    5th March 2020

    The Undefeated

    This is for the unforgettable. The unafraid. The undefeated. From New York Times bestselling-author Kwame Alexander come... More

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      Rebound

      by Ashbeee

      I was entranced by Kwame Alexander's novel 'Rebound'. It's written as a series of poems and tells the story of Charlie (Chuck) Bell, a 12 year old who...

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      Rebound

      Charlie Bell, an only child who witnessed his father dying of a heart attack.  He used to play basket ball with his father but now doesn't have the he...

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      Rebound

      I gave this book 4 stars for the good storyline.  Once you get going, you can't put the book down.

      I think that Kwame Alexander has done a great jo...

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