The Definitive Guide to

How to Read a Book

Written by Kwame Alexander and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Published by HarperCollins
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
$17.99
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4-8
Target Age
32
Pages
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Publisher Summary

FIRST, FIND A TREE – A BLACK TUPELO OR DAWN REDWOOD WILL DO – AND PLANT YOURSELF. With these words, an adventure begins—an adventure into the world of reading. Kwame Alexander’s evocative poetry and Melissa Sweet’s lush artwork come together to take you on a sensory journey between the pages of a book. NOW SLEEP. DREAM. HOPE. (YOU’LL NEVER REACH) THE END.

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Who Wrote How to Read a Book

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Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet, an educator, a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one books, and recipient of the Newbery Medal for his novel The Crossover. The founder of two organizations, Book-in-a-Day and LEAP for Ghana, he regularly travels the world as a literacy advocate and expert. Kwame has owned several publishing companies, written for stage and TV (TLC’s “Hip Hop Harry”), recorded a CD, produced jazz and book festivals, hosted a radio show, and taught high school English. In 2015, Kwame served as Bank Street College of Education’s first writer-in-residence.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0062307819
ISBN 13:
9780062307811
Publication Date:
June 18, 2019