Enjoy this very special book talk with 2023 Judy Lopez Award winner Lisa Yee, honorees Kwame Alexander, Celia C Perez, and Skyler Schrempp in conversation with Children's Book World's Brein Lopez.
An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!
From the Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winning author Kwame Alexander, comes the first book in a searing, breathtaking trilogy that tells the story of a boy, a village, and the epic odyssey of an African family.
In his village in Upper Kwanta, 11-year-old Kofi loves his family, playi
Four starred reviews!
“Told in a voice that is so real it reeks of filched peaches, this book is a home run.” —Amy Sarig King, Printz Award–winning author of Dig and The Year We Fell from Space
Sandlot meets Esperanza Rising in this “vividly rendered, emotionally vulnerable” (Publishers Weekly,