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Kwame Alexander

author • speaker • educator

Solo is a New York Times BESTSELLER!

Solo is a New York Times BESTSELLER
“A contemporary hero’s journey, brilliantly told.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“A rhythmic, impassioned ode to family, identity, and the history of rock and roll.” —Booklist, starred review

“Many readers will identify with Blade’s struggle to find his place in a family where he feels like an outsider.” —Publishers Weekly

“The authentic character development and tone will strike a chord with young adults.” —School Library Journal


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Have you heard the good news? Solo has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award.  Woo-Hoo!!

Thanks Everyone!!

Have you heard the good news Solo has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award nbspWoo-Hoo

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Take A Knee by Kwame Alexander (from ESPN's The Undefeated)


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Can you guess the title of my new book?

Can you guess the title of my new book
Pre-order Today, here!


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And the Winner of the Pat Conroy Legacy Award is...

And the Winner of the Pat Conroy Legacy Award is
(From Publishers Weekly: Kwame Alexander won the first Conroy Legacy Award bestowed by SIBA, pictured here with SIBA board president Doug Robinson of Eagle Eye Book Shop in Decatur, Ga.)

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