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Kwame Alexander

Brian McGrath

Kwame Alexander

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Teacher Created Materials in Huntington Beach, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • American Authors,
  • Children"s stories,
  • African American poets

  • About the Edition

    Beyond Words: Kwame Alexander builds critical literacy skills with this fascinating nonfiction reader designed to engage eighth grade students. Keep your students at the edge of their seats with content that will keep them enthralled from the first page to the last. Showcasing the work of the Kwame Alexander, this informational text examines the life of the author of the 2015 Newbery Medal. Aligned with state standards, Beyond Words: Kwame Alexander features complex and rigorous content appropriate for middle school students preparing for college and career readiness.

    Edition Notes

    StatementBrian McGrath
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27237609M
    ISBN 101493839322
    ISBN 109781493839322


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Super Short Bio Kwame Alexander is the New York Times Bestselling author of 32 books, including THE UNDEFEATED, HOW TO READ A BOOK, THE WRITE THING, SWING, REBOUND, which was shortlisted for prestigious Carnegie Medal, and, his NEWBERY medal-winning middle grade novel, THE CROSSOVER.

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Horn Book, STARRED review “Middle-school readers and their advocates will surely love Alexander’s joyous word play and celebration of reading."— Booklist, STARRED review. Kwame Alexander is an American writer of poetry and children's fiction. His verse novel The Crossover won the Newbery Medal recognizing the year's "most distinguished contribution to American literature for children." It was also selected as an Honor book for the Coretta Scott King Award.

He also won a Newbery Honor for his illustrated poem The Undefeated. Alma mater: Virginia Tech. Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of Kwame Alexander book books, including BOOKED, SURF'S UP, and THE CROSSOVER, which received the John Newbery Medal, the NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, The Paterson Poetry Prize, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor.

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Book Details The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander Caldecott Medal Winner Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner -Monarch Nominee -Bluestem Nominee Genre: Poetry Pages: 40 Reading Level: Publisher's Summary: Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States.

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| out of 5 stars 2. Hardcover $ $ 54 $ $ Get it as. These are the elements that Kwame Alexander weaves together in his Newbery Award-winning novel, The Crossover.

Josh is a young man who loves basketball. He loves playing it with his brother, JB. He loves competing with JB, and he loves playing with him as a teammate. National Book Award Long List The Crossover. by Kwame Alexander. Ratings Reviews published 1 edition.

Kwame Alexander's The Crossover is brought to. Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of 21 books, including The Crossover, which received the John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award /5.

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of 21 books, including The Crossover, which received the John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award 4/5.

In addition to Book-in-a-Day, Kwame Alexander continues to engage in related literacy and educational work. He delivers poetry performances, workshops, professional development training, and keynote speeches.

If you are interested in bringing him to your school, district, library, conference, colleges, or corporation, please contact. Ma • Kwame Alexander's new book is a collection of original poems written in the style of 20 famous poets.

The aim is to introduce kids to great poetry — and encourage them to. Click here to buy Swing by Kwame Alexander on Paperback and find more of your favourite Juvenile Grades Ages books in Raru's Online Book Store.

The book, written by Kwame Alexander and illustrated by Kadir Nelson, was also named a Newbery Honor Book for outstanding contributions to children’s literature.

The Undefeated is a poetry picture book featuring the words of Kwame Alexander together with the watercolour illustrations of Kadir Nelson.

The poem was initially written by Kwame for his new daughter back in and for Ex-President Obama too/5. Kwame Alexander. 23K likes.

Kwame writes children's picture books, middle grade novels, YA novels, love poems, plays, TV scripts, grocery lists, doodles Jump toFollowers: 26K.

Read pdf The Crossover absolutely for free at “You don’t want none of this, I say. I’m about to TAKE IT TO THE HOLE. Keep your eye on the ball. I’d hate to see you F A L L You shoulda gone /10(8). Actress Eisa Davis joins us once more to share Kwame Alexander&#;s How to Read a Book.

Featuring art by Melissa Sweet, How to Read a Book is a poetic and beautiful journey about the joys of to The Center to help support our programming. Discover Kwame Alexander books at HMH Books. Find titles that inspire from top authors.

Kwame Alexander Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times bestselling author of 28 books, including Swing, Solo, and Rebound, the follow-up to his Newbery Medal-winning middle grade novel, The Crossover.

The NEA Read Across America Ambassador, Kwame is also the host and producer of the literary variety/talk show, Bookish /5(). Kwame Alexander is a poet, children's book author, playwright, producer, public speaker, performer, and winner of the Newbery Medal for his novel-in-verse, The der believes that poetry can change the world, and he uses it to inspire and empower young people.

He lives with his wife and two daughters in the Washington, D.C., area/5(). Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of 21 books, including THE CROSSOVER, which received the John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and.

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the NYT bestselling author of 25 books, including the Newbery Medal-winning The Crossover, which also received the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize.

nd: HMH Books. Watch the fantastic Kwame Alexander read aloud from his book The Undefeated, which remembers unforgettable, unafraid and unbowed. Read pdf Booked absolutely for free at “Dad called, she says, wiping your tears.

I drove all night. We’re both worried about you, Nicky. I’m /10(5). Kwame Alexander, the author of “The Crossover” and other popular books for young people, at a book signing event at the Lafayette Public Library in Lafayette, La. Credit Edmund D.

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Happy holidays. Parents need to know Booked, by Newbery Medal winner Kwame Alexander (The Crossover), is a novel in verse that centers on a middle school soccer player who struggles with his family going through a divorce, school bullies, and middle school are a couple of fistfights, some name-calling ("stupid, "ignorant"), and racist names used to insult a student 5/5.Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and the New York Times Bestselling author of 28 books, including Rebound, the follow-up to his, Newbery medal-winning middle grade novel, The .By Kwame Alexander.

Format Books | Individual Titles | Hardcover Book. $ LIST PRICE: $ YOU SAVE $ (%) Save to Wishlist Saved to Wishlist. Share. Key Features. Description. Josh and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court.

But Josh has more than basketball in his blood.