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Kwame Alexander

  • 5 stars across 20 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

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    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 March 2020

    The Crossover: Graphic Novel

    Shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag 2020 Readers Awards 'With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . . The court is SIZZL... More

    (11 reviews)
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    20th February 2020

    The Undefeated

    WINNER OF THE CALDECOTT MEDAL, THE CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD, THE KATE GREENAWAY SHADOWER'S CHOICE AWARD AND A NEWBERY HO... More

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    8th October 2015

    The Crossover

    A million copies sold 'With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . . The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop ... More

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    31st October 2019

    Solo

    Solo by Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess is a New York Times bestseller! Kirkus Reviews said Sol... 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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    7th March 2017

    Animal Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures

    A howling wolf, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird - pairing the stunning photography of National Geogr... More

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    5th May 2018

    Surf's Up

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    31st October 2019

    Swing

    In this YA novel in verse from bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess ( Solo ), which Kirkus c... More

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    • The Undefeated

      The Undefeated

      This was a very powerful book which is essentially a love letter to Black America. While the book alludes to racism and the struggles faced by Black p...

    • Rebound

      Rebound

      A sports themed book that is very useful for getting reluctant readers into books. Lovely illustrations....

    • The Crossover: Graphic Novel

      The Crossover: Graphic Novel

      A sports themed book that is very useful for getting sporty children into reading....