Author & Illustrator

Kwame Alexander

http://KwameAlexander.com

Biography

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.

How to Write a Poem
An American Story
The Door of No Return
Becoming Muhammad Ali
Acoustic Rooster's Barnyard Boogie Starring Indigo Blume
Photo Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures
The Crossover (Graphic Novel)
How to Read a Book
The Undefeated
Surf's Up
Rebound

Most Popular Kwame Alexander Books

    chapter • 240 Pages
    The Crossover
    #1 in Series
    Kwame Alexander
    picture • 40 Pages
    The Undefeated
    Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson
    chapter • 432 Pages
    The Door of No Return
    Kwame Alexander
    chapter • 169 Pages
    The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
    Kwame Alexander
    picture • 32 Pages
    How to Write a Poem
    Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet
    chapter • 56 Pages
    An American Story
    Kwame Alexander, Dare Coulter

Book Stats

17
Authored
1
Illustrated
10
Collaborators

All Kwame Alexander Books

Hardcover
$18.99$17.97
chapter • 56 Pages
An American Story
Hardcover
$18.99$17.97
chapter • 432 Pages
The Door of No Return
Hardcover
$17.99$16.97
chapter • 320 Pages
Becoming Muhammad Ali
Hardcover
$16.99$15.97
picture • 32 Pages
Acoustic Rooster's Barnyard Boogie Starring Indigo Blume
Hardcover
$16.99$15.80
picture • 48 Pages
Photo Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures
Hardcover
$16.99$15.80
chapter • 224 Pages
The Crossover (Graphic Novel)
6.5
#1 in Series
Graphic Nov.
Hardcover
$24.99$23.74
picture • 32 Pages
How to Read a Book
4.0
Hardcover
$17.99$16.97
picture • 40 Pages
The Undefeated
5.5
Hardcover
$17.99$16.97
board • 24 Pages
Surf's Up
3.5
Board book
$7.95$7.39
chapter • 416 Pages
Rebound
#3 in Series
Hardcover
$16.99$15.97
chapter • 56 Pages
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
Physical book
$16.99$15.97
picture • 48 Pages
Animal Ark: Celebrating Our Wild World in Poetry and Pictures
Hardcover
$15.99$14.87
chapter • 169 Pages
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
Hardcover
$16.99$15.97
chapter • 320 Pages
Booked
#2 in Series
Hardcover
$16.99$15.97
chapter • 240 Pages
The Crossover
Hardcover
$17.99$16.97
picture • 32 Pages
Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band
Hardcover
$15.95$14.83

Collaborators

Kadir Nelson
Melissa Sweet
Dare Coulter
James Patterson
Dawud Anyabwile
Tim Bowers
Chris Colderley
Marjory Wentworth
Ekua Holmes
Daniel Miyares

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