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Author Kwame Alexander on His Book "Booked"

The main character in Author Kwame Alexander’s Booked loves soccer and he loves a girl, but of course, as the son of a linguistic professor who makes him read daily his dictionary of weird and wonderful words—complete with footnotes—he loathes words!

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Children's and YA author Kwame Alexander holding his book The Crossover with Coretta Scott King Award

Poetry, Fiction

Kwame Alexander

Meet Kwame Alexander, a poet, educator, and New York Times bestselling author of more than 30 books, including The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal. In this video interview, find out why Alexander believes that poetry can change the world!