Kwame Alexander
HMH Author

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times best-selling author of 21 books, including Booked and The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize. Alexander is the founder of two literacy organizations, Book-in-a-Day and LEAP for Ghana, and he regularly travels the world as a literacy advocate and expert.

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times best-selling author of 21 books, including Booked and The Crossover, which received the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children, the Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, The NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and the Paterson Poetry Prize. Alexander is the founder of two literacy organizations, Book-in-a-Day and LEAP for Ghana, and he regularly travels the world as a literacy advocate and expert.

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Why Publish in the Classroom?
Poet, educator, literacy advocate, and best-selling author Kwame Alexander discusses the value of classroom publishing in developing self-confident, engaged students.
Kwame Alexander
HMH Author
June 08, 2017