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Messing Library: Great Reads by Kwame Alexander

MICDS Middle School Library Website

Coming soon to MICDS

Kwame Alexander believes that poetry can change the world, and he uses it to inspire and empower young people around the world. He is a poet, educator, and the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-eight books, including Swing, Solo, and Rebound, the follow-up to his Newbery award middle grade novel, The Crossover.

Some of his other works include Booked, a National Book Award Nominee, The Playbook: 52 Rules to Help You Aim, Shoot and Score in This Game of Life, and the picture books, Out of Wonder, Surf's Up and The Undefeated. 

Kwame Alexander is also a regular contributor for NPR's Morning Edition.

Check out his website at:

Kwame Alexander writes verse novels for middle schoolers!

Kwame Alexander writes verse novels for young adults!

Kwame Alexander (and some of his friends) write short stories!

Kwame Alexander Gives Life Advice!

Kwame Alexander (and some of his friends) empower young activists to make the world a better place!

Kwame Alexander Gives Writing Workshop Lessons For Teachers!