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Author Kwame Alexander on His Writing Invariably Starting from a Place of Love

Watching his daughter on the roller coaster of woes and wonders during her adolescence, Author Kwame Alexander remembered his own teenage years when trying to find his place in the world and from there came his book, He Said, She Said. Just like all his other books and poems, this one started from a place of love then embraced other meaningful topics.

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

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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!