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The Undefeated By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Caldecott Medal
A 2020 Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree.

Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black


The Crossover (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780544935204
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Published: Clarion Books - March 5th, 2019

The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award–winning middle grade bestseller! Basketball and heartache share the court in this slam-dunk novel in verse.


The Crossover Graphic Novel (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781328575494
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Published: Clarion Books - September 24th, 2019

Kwame Alexander’s New York Times bestseller and Newbery Medal–winning The Crossover is vividly brought to life as a graphic novel with stunning illustrations by star talent Dawud Anyabwile.


Booked (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328596307
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Published: Clarion Books - March 5th, 2019

In this electrifying follow-up to Kwame Alexander's Newbery winner The Crossover, soccer, family, love, and friendship take center stage. A New York Times bestseller and National Book Award Longlist nominee.


How to Read a Book By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062307811
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Published: HarperCollins - June 18th, 2019

A stunning new picture book from Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet! This New York Times bestselling duo has teamed up for the first time to bring you How to Read a Book, a poetic and beautiful journey about the experience of reading.

Find a tree—a

black tupelo or


El crossover: Crossover (Spanish Edition) (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator), Juan Felipe Herrera (Translated by) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator), Juan Felipe Herrera (Translated by)
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ISBN: 9780358064732
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Published: Clarion Books - September 24th, 2019

Ganador de la Medalla Newbery · Ganador del Premio Coretta Scott King · New York Times Bestseller · 2015 YALSA 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults· 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers · Publishers Weekly Best Book · School Library Journal Best Book· Kirkus Reviews 


The Crossover Graphic Novel (The Crossover Series) By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781328960016
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Published: Clarion Books - September 24th, 2019

Kwame Alexander’s New York Times bestseller and Newbery Medal–winning The Crossover is vividly brought to life as a graphic novel with stunning illustrations by star talent Dawud Anyabwile.


Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets By Kwame Alexander, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator), Chris Colderley, Marjory Wentworth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763680947
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Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2017

The 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner

A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree’s New York Times best-selling ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder.


Becoming Muhammad Ali By James Patterson, Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316498166
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Published: jimmy patterson - October 5th, 2020

Two heavy-hitters in children's literature deliver a critically acclaimed, bestselling biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali. 

"This utterly delightful story about Ali's childhood is a smash hit."—School Library Journal (starred review)
Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other.


Acoustic Rooster's Barnyard Boogie Starring Indigo Blume By Kwame Alexander, Tim Bowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781534111141
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2020

On the eve of singing at a community festival, a bout of stage fright threatens a little girl's confidence. As Indigo Blume drifts off to sleep, she isn't sure she's brave enough to take the stage. But once she falls asleep, Indigo finds herself in a dream world with the characters of her favorite book, Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Band.


Kwame Alexander's Free Write: A Poetry Notebook (Ghostwriter) By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781728222189
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Published: Sourcebooks Wonderland - November 3rd, 2020

From the Newbery-Medal winning author of The Crossover and The Undefeated comes an exciting, interactive, poetry notebook—empowering kids to express themselves in verse.

"Wanna be a writer? Wanna find your voice? It all starts here..."—Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series