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Kwame Alexander

Author of The Crossover

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Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, speaker, and performer. His books include And Then You Know: New and Selected Poems, Crush: Love Poems, Family Pictures: Poems and Photographs Celebrating Our Loved Ones, and Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band. He won the 2015 John Newbery Medal for his bestselling novel The Crossover. Since 2006, his Book-in-a-Day writing and publishing program has created more than 2500 student authors in 50 schools across the U.S., and in Canada and the Caribbean. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Crossover 1,855 copies, 134 reviews
Booked 816 copies, 41 reviews
The Undefeated 565 copies, 72 reviews
Solo 520 copies, 25 reviews
Rebound 451 copies, 14 reviews
Swing 297 copies, 14 reviews
Surf's Up 176 copies, 7 reviews
The Crossover (Graphic Novel) 166 copies, 4 reviews
How to Read a Book 158 copies, 9 reviews
He Said, She Said 141 copies, 2 reviews
Becoming Muhammad Ali 123 copies, 7 reviews

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